Lachlan Mackenzie

Recent and future conferences and other talks

24-25 February 2016: "A linguist's view of the landscape", Symposium "Interdisciplinary approaches to landscape representation: bridging the gap", Amsterdam, Netherlands.

12-14 May 2016: "English verbs prefixed with self-: A new expressive option", Keynote Lecture at 26th International Conference on British and American Studies, Timişoara, Romania.

7 June 2016: "Uma gramática funcional como ferramenta da comunicação", Programa de Pós-Coordenação e do Grupo de Pesquisa em Gramática Funcional, Universidade Estadual Paulista, São José do Rio Preto SP, Brazil.

9 June 2016: "Uma gramática funcional como ferramenta da comunicação", Colóquio Internacional de Estudos Linguísticos e Literários (CIELLI IV), Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá PR, Brazil.

4-5 July 2016: Attended META-FORUM 2016: Beyond multilingual Europe. FIL Meeting Centre, Lisbon, Portugal.

31 August-3 September 2016: With Kees Hengeveld, "Negation in FDG", Fourth International Conference on Functional Discourse Grammar, Vienna, Austria; details here.

18 November 2016: Attended Abstract Concepts Symposium 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

23-25 November 2016: "The syntax of an emotional expletive in English", International Conference on Language and Emotion, Madrid, Spain. See a video-recording of my "Remembering Geoff Thompson, late member of EMO-FUNDETT".

31 May-2 June 2017: "A descrição discursivo-funcional da negação em quatro línguas". 4º Simpósio Internacional de Linguística Funcional (SILF 4) in Natal RT, Brazil.

8-10 November 2017: Plenary lecture to the Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos (AEDEAN), La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain.

Graduate Courses

25-26 August 2015: Mini-course "O Componente Contextual numa Gramática Discursivo-Funcional do diálogo", III SILF, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

27 November - 3 December 2015: "Language production in English: syntax, discourse and dialogue", University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

29-30 August 2016: "Introduction to Functional Discourse Grammar", details here; Vienna, Austria.

2016-2017, ongoing: contribution to the MOOC Language and Emotion 'at work'. UNED, Madrid, Spain.

Organization of workshops, etc.

29-30 September 2016: Co-organization of IWoDA'16 (Fourth International Workshop on Discourse Analysis), Santiago de Compostela, Spain. See my closing address here.

28-29 August 2017: Organization of the ESSE Doctoral Symposium for PhD students in English Language & Linguistics, Literatures in English, and Cultural & Area Studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Past Distinctions

On 8 October 2004 I was the recipient of the Festschrift:

Aertsen, H., M. Hannay and R. Lyall (eds), 2004. Words in their places: A Festschrift for J. Lachlan Mackenzie, Amsterdam: VU University Amsterdam.

On 2 April 2007 another Festschrift in my honour was published:

Hannay, M. and G.J. Steen (eds), 2007. Structural-functional studies in English grammar: In honour of Lachlan Mackenzie. Amsterdam and Philadelphia PA: Benjamins. This book has been reviewed by Francisco Gonzálvez-García. See also the book notice by Ahmad M. Saidat at elanguage.

I was awarded a Giner de los Rios fellowship to spend two months (February and March 2009) at the University of Alcalá (Spain) as a consultant for a project on autonomous learning and lexical acquisition.

From 15 September to 15 December 2012 I worked, thanks to a grant for prestigious researchers from the Banco Santander, as a consultant for the Research Group ACTUALing in the Faculty of Philology at the UNED, the Spanish National University of Distance Education in Madrid (Spain).