The 1st International Online Systemic Functional Linguistics Interest Group (SFLIG) Conference

16-19 November 2021

Dear Members,

The Systemic Functional Linguistics Interest Group (SFLIG) is delighted to announce the first international online SFLIG Conference co-hosted by the University of Tasmania, Molly College and the University of British Columbia, from 16 to 19 November 2021.

Theme: Systemic Functional Linguistics: Theory and Application

Convenors: Dr Vinh To (University of Tasmania, Australia), Dr Angela Thomas (University of Tasmania, Australia), Dr Jacqueline Nenchin (Molloy College, USA), and Dr Kathryn Accurso (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Conference Proceedings: Published by the University of Tasmania

Organising Committee Members:

  • Dr Lise Fontaine, Cardiff University, UK
  • Dr Sally Humphrey, Australian Catholic University, Australia
  • Dr Shoshana Dreyfus, University of Wollongong, Australia   
  • Dr Anne McCabe, Saint Louis University, Spain 
  • Dr Dongbing (Mus) Zhang, University of International Business and Economics, China  
  • Dr Thomas Amundrud, Nara University of Education, Japan
  • Dr Isaac N. Mwinlaaru, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Plenary Speakers:

  • Professor Tom Bartlett, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Assoc. Prof. Teresa Oteíza, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, South America
  • Prof. Luciana C. de Oliveira, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
  • Assoc. Prof. Derek Irwin, Chair of ISFLA, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
  • Professor Louise Ravelli, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Professor Karl Maton, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Dr Emilia Djonov, Macquarie University, Australia

Intro video:

Key dates:

  • 16 December 2020: Announcement of the conference
  • 22 January 2021: Call for papers
  • 31 March 2021: Deadline for abstract submission
  • 19 April 2021: Extended deadline for abstract submission
  • 25 June 2021: Notification of abstract acceptance to presenters and invite to register and submit full papers
  • 10 August 2021: Deadline for full paper submission
  • 30 September 2021: Extended deadline for full paper submission

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone!! We will communicate details about the call for papers and abstract submission in the New Year.

Warm wishes,

Vinh, Angela, Jackie and Kathryn

2021 SFLIG Conference Convenors

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