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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Functional Discourse Grammar

Short Title: FDG2014
Location: Jaén, Andalucía, Spain
Start Date: 17-Sep-2014 - 20-Sep-2014
Contact: Kees Hengeveld
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.functionaldiscoursegrammar.info
Meeting Description: The aim of FDG2014 is to further elaborate the model of Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) as proposed by Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie. A full treatment of FDG may be found in: Hengeveld, Kees and Mackenzie, J. Lachlan 2008. Functional Discourse Grammar: A typologically-based theory of language structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Phonology; Syntax; Typology
LL Issue: 24.4716

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