[PLing] International Postgraduate Course on Functional Discourse Grammar
Mag.a Julia Skala
julia.skala at univie.ac.at
Mon Apr 18 14:41:30 CEST 2016
An*International Postgraduate Course on Functional Discourse Grammar
IPC-FDG-2016* will be held in *Vienna, Austria, on 29 and 30 August
2016*, preceding the *International Conference on Functional Discourse
*This intensive course on the theory of Functional Discourse Grammar
will be held during the days preceding the International Conference on
Functional Discourse Grammar to enable linguists unfamiliar with the
theory to prepare for participation in the conference. The course is
being organized with doctoral students in mind.
*IPC-FDG-2016 will take place at the University of Vienna, Department of
English and American Studies, University Campus, Hof 8.3, Spitalgasse 2,
The course will be taught by Kees Hengeveld (University of Amsterdam)
and J. Lachlan Mackenzie (VU University Amsterdam).
*Course Material: *
Participants are expected to read the following book in advance: Keizer,
Evelien (2015). A Functional Discourse Grammar for English: a textbook.
Oxford: Oxford University Press.
During the course the various levels of analysis used in FDG will be
explained and illustrated on the basis of the textbook on FDG by Keizer
mentioned above. Students are assumed to have read the book before the
course. After a review of the theory as a whole and discussion of some
selected exercises from the textbook, a number of examples (from English
as well as other languages) will be analyzed during the final afternoon
so as to develop some analytical skills in using the tools offered by FDG.
Please use the form provided at www.functionaldiscoursegrammar.info to
register for the course. The fee of €100 includes lunches. You can also
register for both the course and the conference. The fee of € 180 then
includes all lunches and the conference dinner. Please pay the fee in
*Further enquiries: *
The email address for all enquiries related to this course is
fg-fgw at uva.nl.
Functional Discourse Grammar Foundation
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Department of Theoretical Linguistics
NL-1012 VT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
e-mail: fg-fgw at uva.nl
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