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posted itemPosted - 27/03/2001 :  12:32:55
Seminar Series organized by Professor M A K Halliday, Visiting Professor, Department of Chinese, Translation & Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong Sponsored by Department of Chinese, Translation & Linguistics, Department of English & Communication, and Institute of Chinese Linguistics Time: Every Thursday 4:30 pm 6:00 pm Venue: See below Series 1: Sketch of current systemic functional linguistics Mar 29, 2001 Functional theories of language; general architecture of systemic functional linguistics; stratification, instantiation, metafunction; perspectives and complementarities Apr 12, 2001 The concept of a semiotic system; language and other modalities; systemic and structural representations; system networks in grammar and other contexts Apr 19, 2001 Co-evolution and co-development of language and the brain; meaning and moving; language development from birth to adulthood; grammaticalization and grammatical metaphor Apr 26, 2001 Theory as problem-solving activity; some domains of application language teaching and education, literature and discourse analysis, natural language processing and intelligent computing, sociolinguistics and semantic variation May 3, 2001 Quantitative studies of language; the probabilistic nature of linguistic systems; significance of the corpus; handling the complexity of language Series 2: Topics in the comparative study of Chinese and English May 10, 2001 The concept of an international language , with special reference to Chinese, English and Japanese May 17, 2001 Systems and grammaticalization in Chinese and English; metafunctional analysis of issues such as Subject and Theme May 24, 2001 Scientific discourse and grammatical metaphor in Chinese and English; some questions of translation Venue: FHS Conference Room (G7619), Academic Building, CityU May 31, 2001 Mandarin phonology: a systemic approach Venue: Multi-Media Conference Room, 4th Floor, Cheng Yick-chi Building, CityU _________________ All are welcome!________________


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