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, Australian Catholic University, 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 Sally Humphrey (Australian Catholic University, 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 Angela Thomas, University of Tasmania, 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
  • Dr David Hicks, University of Tasmania, Australia

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

Warm wishes,

2021 SFLIG Conference Convenors and Organising Committee

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