10th International Conference on Professional Communication and Translation Studies

10th International Conference on Professional Communication and Translation Studies

The 10th International Conference on Professional Communication and Translation Studies has just been launched. The Conference is organised by the Department of Communication and Foreign Languages and hosted by Politehnica University of Timisoara.  Given the success of PCTS9 in 2015, the 10th anniversary edition of the conference aims to continue the exchange of ideas on the impact of new technologies on communication, to highlight the evolution of humanities and social sciences in conjunction with technological…

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Systemic Functional Linguistics in the Digital Age Just published!

Systemic Functional Linguistics in the Digital Age Just published!

Just published!       Systemic Functional Linguistics in the Digital Age Edited by Sian Alsop and Sheena Gardner, both at Coventry University Series: Functional Linguistics edited by Robin Fawcett, Cardiff University (Emeritus)   HB £80 374pp 16 colour and 33 black and white figures   Quote the code Digital and receive 25% off the book! To see the full table of contents and description and to order visit the book page:   https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/systemic-functional-linguistics-digital-age/

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The First Halliday-Hasan International Forum on Language. Language and Ideology

The First Halliday-Hasan International Forum on Language.  Language and Ideology

The First Halliday-Hasan International Forum on Language (“The H-H Forum” hereafter), supported by The Halliday-Hasan International Fund for the Study of Language and Other Systems of Meaning (“The H-H Fund for Linguistics” hereafter), will be held on 3–4 December 2016 at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China. The theme of the Forum is “Studying language in context: Exploring SFL advances in theorizing and appliability”. The keynote speakers include: The keynote speakers include: • Wendy…

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Linguistics and the Human Sciences 11.1 Table of Contents

Linguistics and the Human Sciences 11.1 Table of Contents

Linguistics and the Human Sciences 11.1 (2015) table of contents View this email in your browser Twitter Facebook Pinterest Equinox Publishing Linguistics and the Human Sciences 11.1 (2015) Table of Contents Editorials- open access Lahore Declaration on Language Sciences and the Developing World Ruanni Tupas, Ahmar Mahboob https://journals.equinoxpub.com/index.php/LHS/article/view/30899 Language Sciences and the Developing World Ahmar Mahboob, Sabiha Mansoor https://journals.equinoxpub.com/index.php/LHS/article/view/30900 Articles Minority language speakers and disadvantage before the law: Challenges for applied linguistics Ikuko Nakane https://journals.equinoxpub.com/index.php/LHS/article/view/19060…

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Contextualisation: bringing circumstantial meanings up to discourse semantics – a first step

Contextualisation: bringing circumstantial meanings up to discourse semantics – a first step

Shoshana Dreyfus Abstract This presentation explores a region of ideational meaning that has been named contextualisation. Contextualisation refers to meanings that are circumstantial in nature, but range beyond the rank of the clausal constituent of circumstance in both directions: up to clause rank and down to below or within constituent rank. This paper brings together and extends the work of Halliday & Matthiessen (2004) on expansion and circumstantiation, and the work of Martin (1992) within…

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Theo van Leeuwen in masterclass on semiotic technology at University of Southern Denmark

Theo van Leeuwen in masterclass on semiotic technology at University of Southern Denmark

Centre for Multimodal Communication is hosting a PhD workshop and masterclass on semiotic technology at University of Southern Denmark on September 19-21.   During the course there will be lectures, workshops and the possibility for individual consultations with four top scholars within the field:   Michele Zappavigna (University of New South Wales) Sumin Zhao (University of Technology Sydney) Emilia Djonov (Macquarie University) Theo van Leeuwen (University of Southern Denmark):   Date September,19-21, 2016 Time and…

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SFL in Japanese: Online study group

SFL in Japanese: Online study group

Invitation from Online study group in Japanese: Dear all In March we launched an online study group for discussing SFL in Japanese with a number of colleagues across the world. We now prepare for the next meeting in 19th June, and would like to take this opportunity to invite more people to join in. Our aims are to get together, to  share knowledge and questions in a collaborative collegial setting, to learn from each other…

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Registration open for Corpus Linguistics Summer School (CCR, University of Birmingham)

Registration open for Corpus Linguistics Summer School (CCR, University of Birmingham)

Dear all, registration is now open for the CCR Summer School 2016: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/corpus/events/corpus-linguistics-summer-school.aspx Centre for Corpus Research, University of Birmingham  Corpus Linguistics Summer School 2016   20-24 June 2016   The summer school is open to undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students, as well as researchers who want to improve their skills to apply corpus methods in their own research. The programme combines presentations on cutting-edge research with practical hands-on sessions. There will also be the…

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