Conference programme

Wednesday 17 March 2021


11.30-12.00 Conference opening by Prof. Dr. Gita Deneckere, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy

SESSION 1 – Language and the law

12.00-12.30 Marie Jacobs “Is this what I said?”: On the entextualisation of asylum narratives within legal consultations
12.30-13.00 Ryan Reynaert The construction of ordinariness in interpreter-mediated police interviews with suspects
13.00-14.00  LUNCH

SESSION 2 – Language in discourse

14.00-14.30 Sofie Verkest Speaking the language: Looking for interpretive decisions of expert sources in the news production process
14.30-15.00 Jorge Disseldorp Migration discourse: Discursive ‘othering’ in the press, a theoretical perspective
15.00-15.10  BREAK
15.10-15.40 Seppe Goddaert Science as a means or an end: The construction of science in a multiorganizational, citizen science context
15.40-16.10 Haiyan Huang (in collab. with Katrien De Graeve, Ellen van Praet) Subversive gender performativity? Gender identity construction and gender norms embodiment by the Chinese e-commerce livestreamer Lipstick King Jiaqi Li
16.10-16.20  BREAK

SESSION 3 – Experimental methods in language studies

16.20-16.50 Giuseppe Magistro Experimental approaches to diachronic pragmatics: A case study
16.50-17.20 Mieke Slim (in collab. with Peter Lauwers and Robert J. Hartsuiker) Are logical representations quantifier-specific? Evidence from priming for a non-quantifier-specific representation of scope
17.20-17.50 Bruna Da Silva Specialized digital frame-based lexicography from a perspective of dictionary use research


Thursday 18 March 2021


SESSION 4 – Communication and the workplace

9.30-10.00 Greet De Baets (in collab. with Sofie Decock and Ellen Van Praet) Recipient design in intercultural business communication: Aikido as litmus test
10.00-10.30 Ellen Soens (in collab. with An-Sofie Claeys) Social media guidelines in the workplace: Stimulating or restricting employee social media use?
10.30-10.45    BREAK

SESSION 5 – Language productivity

10.45-11.15 Sven Van Hulle 25 ways to start an event in Spanish: The productivity of the inchoative construction
11.15-11.45 Margot Van den Heede Het interesseert me geen ene je-weet-wel: Minimizing strategies in present-day Dutch
11.45-12.15 Joren Somers Investigating the productivity of the Dat-Nom/Nom-Dat construction in German and Icelandic
12.15-13.15    LUNCH

SESSION 6 – Language in education

13.15-13.45 Mari Alger (in collab. with June Eyckmans) “I took physical lessons for granted”: A case study exploring students’ interpersonal interactions in online synchronous lessons during the outbreak of COVID-19
13.45-14.15 Alexander De Soete Studying multilingualism in South African tertiary education: Mixed-method approaches to translanguaging research
14.15-14.45 Shauny Seynhaeve Interaction in online classes: The experience of newly arrived migrant students
14.45-15.00     BREAK

SESSION 7 – Typology and language contact

15.00-15.30 Eline Daveloose Playing ping-pong with ce in Cappadocian: From simple connective to continuative/topic-shifting connective as an example of functional transfer from Turkish
15.30-16.00 Mihaela Ilioaia Plăcea ‘please’ – a tendency toward canonical marking of subjects in Romanian?
16.30-17.30     CLOSING DRINK