Announcement: IC-FDG-2012 and IPC-FDG-2012

Freek Van de Velde Freek.VanDeVelde at
Mon Feb 27 22:05:41 UTC 2012

Second Announcement

International Conference on Functional Discourse Grammar
Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
6-8 June 2012

preceded by
International Postgraduate Conference on Functional Discourse Grammar
Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
4-5 June 2012

The Conference
The aim of IC-FDG-2012 is to further elaborate the model of Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) as proposed by Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie. A full treatment of FDG may be found in: Hengeveld, Kees and J. Lachlan Mackenzie 2008. Functional Discourse Grammar: A typologically-based theory of language structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press. For the conference programme see our website<>.

The Course
An intensive course on the theory of Functional Discourse Grammar precedes the conference in order to enable linguists unfamiliar with the theory to prepare for participation in the conference. The course will be organized with doctoral students in mind. The course is taught by Inge Genee and Lachlan Mackenzie. For the course programme see<>.

The venue
IC-FDG-2012 will take place in the Bibliotheek Engelse taalkunde (Library English Linguistics), University of Ghent, Rozier 44, B-9000 Ghent, which is at about 20 minutes walking distance from the railway station and 5-10 minutes walking distance from the city centre

Organizing Committee
The members of the Organizing Committee are Gudrun Rawoens (Chair,  Ghent University), Miriam Taverniers (Ghent University), and  Freek van de Velde (University of Leuven).

Programme Committee
The Programme Committee consists of the following members.  Lachlan Mackenzie (Chair, ILTEC and Vrije Universiteit), Inge Genee (University of Lethbridge), and Freek van de Velde (University of Leuven).

How you can reach us
The email address for all enquiries related to the Conference and the Course is:
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