2022 Edition

We are happy to welcome 18 presenters to this year’s conference, giving us 12 stand-alone presentations and 6 poster presentations.

The Book of Abstracts can be found here.

The picture book of this year’s edition can be found here.


Conference Programme

Day 1 – 20 December 2022



10:00 – 10:15 Conference opening by Prof. Dr. Véronique Hoste
10:15 – 11:00 KeynoteResearch involving languages you don’t speak: ‘Spaces of linguistic non-understanding’ in linguistic ethnography (and beyond) by Dr. Marie Jacobs and Ella Van Hest
11:00 – 11:30 BREAK 

SESSION 1 – Business Communication

Chair: Ellen Soens

11:30 – 12:00 Greet De Baets Aikido’s self-regulation and co-regulation: A promising embodied pedagogy for intercultural communication training
12:00 – 12:30 Laurence Balliu Living through the crisis: Exploring a victim-oriented approach to crisis communication theory
12:30 – 13:30  LUNCH

SESSION 2 – Language and Culture

Chair: Eline Daveloose

13:30 – 14:00 Gaëtan Regniers Transediting newspaper fiction
14:00 –  14:30 Romeo De Timmerman The globalization of local indexicalities through music: African American English and the blues
 14:30 – 15:00 Elias Bouckaert The Nichibunken scroll and the Five Viscera paradigm: An alternative medico-religious view of Edo period Japan
 15:00 – 15:30  BREAK

SESSION 3 – Computer-Assisted Language Mediation

Chair: Michiel Kusé

 15:30 – 16:00 Dries Cavents Rapport management and multimodality in onsite and video remote interpreting
16:00 – 16:30 Margot Fonteyne The efficiency and effectiveness of the MT-assisted L2 writing process


 18:30 – …  Conference dinner at Pane e Vino and visit to the Ghent Christmas Market

(registered participants only!)


Day 2 – 21 December 2022


SESSION 4 – Corpus Linguistics

Chair: Tom Bossuyt

11:00 – 11:30 Martin Godts Researching verb-medium colligations
11:30 – 12:00 Amaury Van Parys The lexical demands of English and French L2 textbooks: A cross-linguistic corpus study
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH

SESSION 5 – Multilingualism

Chair: Shauny Seynhaeve

13:00 – 13:30 Niels Planckaert Tackling the bilingual advantage issue: A longitudinal setup
13:30 – 14:00 Gil Verbeke The comprehensibility, accentedness and intelligibility of regional and non-native varieties of English to Flemish EFL learners
14:00 – 14:30 Lotte Remue Language and guardianship: A sociolinguistic ethnography of the multilingual resources and strategies used in the guidance trajectory of unaccompanied refugee minors
14:30 – 15:00 BREAK


15:00 – 17:00 Mariia Baltais Productivity of the Spanish inchoative construction: Does semantic distance influence eyetracking reading times?
Jo De Brie The translation of crime fiction in Flemish newspapers in the early 20th century
Hanna De Haes The perception of French nasal vowels by Belgian Dutch listeners
Sonja Peeters Discovering language and educational ideologies in order to explain Flemish secondary pupils’ classroom behaviours and results for French
Serafina Van Geertruyen Using Natural Language Processing for Dutch Automated Writing Evaluation (DAWN)
Alexandra Vereeck Evaluation of the cognitive impact of Flemish classical language programmes through electronic pupil assessment



If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at linghentiandoctorials@ugent.be. We hope to see many of you.


The organising committee

Tom Bossuyt, Eline Daveloose, Michiel Kusé, Shauny Seynhaeve & Ellen Soens