Fifth International Conference on Functional Discourse Grammar - UFBA

The aim of FDG2018 is to further elaborate the model of Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) as proposed by Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie. Full treatments of FDG may be found in: Hengeveld, Kees and Mackenzie, J. Lachlan. 2008. Functional Discourse Grammar: A typologicallybased theory of language structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press; and in Keizer, Evelien. 2016. A Functional Discourse Grammar for English. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

FDG2018 will take place in the Instituto de Letras of the Universidade Federal da Bahia, Av. Baro de Jeremoabo, 147, Campus Universitrio de Ondina, 40170-115 Salvador - BA, Brazil.

Abstracts should contain at least the following items: a clearly defined and well-motivated research question; the crucial examples illustrating the relevance of the research question; and the main conclusions of the paper. Abstracts should be approximately 1,000 words long, i.e. roughly 3 pages, and should not contain the name of the author. References to literature cited should be provided in addition to the 1,000 words. References containing the name of the author may also be given but will be suppressed before the abstract is sent to the programme committee. Please indicate in the accompanying message whether you want to present a paper or a poster. The deadline for the submission of abstracts of papers and posters is February 1, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to the International Secretary of the FGF at

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