At the IPrA Research Center, a series of lectures and informal presentations is organized under the label 'IPrA Forum'. Some of the contributions:
- Friday, 14 June 2013
(15:00-16:30, R-Annexe), Fergal Treanor, Rational fairy tales: Narrative as rhetoric in German higher education policy
- 8 November 2006, , R-Annex, Inés OLZA, working title Metapragmatic metaphors (in Spanish and other languages): Results and prospects
- 29 November 2006, , R-Annex, Matylda WEIDNER, working title New perspectives on doctor-patient interaction
- 6 December 2006: 12:30, D.015, Eva PALMANS,doctoral seminar on her work on media in Burundi.The presentation will be in French.
- 7 December 2006, , R-Annex, Carmen CURCÓ, working title Discourse identity and code switching in a Catalan community in Mexico: cognitive, social and pragmatic issues
- 10 January 2006, , R-Annex, Daisy Jiang Hui, working title The rhetorical-pragmatic study of metadiscourse in Chinese and English research articles
- 25 October 2007, 16:00-17:30, R006, Inés Olza Moreno, “Reflections on the use of metaphors in media and political communication: Metaphors related to the Spanish ‘peace process’.”
- 8 November 2007, 16:00-17:30, R006, Jan Zienkowski, Data session “Searching for ideologically motivated patterns in publicly accessible and elicited discourse: The case of evolving political identities among the Moroccan population of Antwerp”
- 29 November 2007, 16:00-17:30, R006, Eline Versluys, “The discursive construction of identities in the multilingual setting of suburban Dakar”
- 20 December 2007, 16:00-17:30, R006, Stefanie Peeters, Data session “Metaphors and media: The use of metaphors and the construction of news items in the french news coverage on the suburban riots.”
- Monday, 10 March 2008, (14:00-15:30, S.S.-1.07), Ana Deumert (University of Cape Town), “Public signage and multilingualism” (‘linguistic landscaping research’, with examples from Australia an South Africa)
- Wednesday, 12 March 2008, Masterclass Urban multilingualism & intercultural communication (S.R.007)
9u-10u: Flexible bilingualism in complementary schools
(Angela Creese, University of Birmingham)
10u15-11u20: Multilingualism in the city, community and diaspora
(Roxy Harris & Ben Rampton, King’s College London)
- Friday, 21 March 2008 (16:00-17:30, S.R.Annex), Sigurd D’hondt, “The cultural defense as courtroom drama”
- Monday, 7 April 2008, (14:00-15:30, S.S.-1.07), Mónica Aznárez (AustralianNationalUniversity), “Discursive patterns in Spanish TV talk shows”.
Thursday, 10 April 2008 (16:00-17:30, S.R.Annex), Isabel Gómez Diez, “Interaction in Belgian asylum application hearings”
- Monday, 28 April 2008, (14:00-15:30, S.R.212), Baudouin Dupret (CNRS, Paris), “Media, wars, and identities: Broadcasting islam, muslims, and the Middle East.”
- Monday, 28 April 2008, (16:00-17:30, S.R.212), John Gumperz (emeritus, University of California at Berkeley), “Linguistic anthropology and discourse level understanding: The case of German spelling reform”
- Wednesday, 30 April 2008, (16:00-17:30, S.R.Annex), Rūta Marcinkevičienė (Kaunas, Lithuania), “Generic shift in post-Soviet Lithuanian dailies”.
- Monday, 5 May 2008, (16:00-17:30, S.S.-1.07), Jenny Cook Gumperz (University of California at Santa Barbara), “The discourse of educational assessment”
- Wednesday, 4 March 2009, (16:00-17:30, S.R.Annex), Yan Huang (University of Auckland, New Zealand), "Pragmatic intrusion into what is said: explicature, pragmatically enriched 'said', implicIture or implicAture?"
- Friday, 3 July 2009, (13:30-17:00, S.R.011), try-out presentations by Roel Coesemans, Liesbeth Michiels, Isabel Gomez Diez, Jesse Mortelmans, Stefanie Peeters, Matylda Weidner, Jan Zienkowski in preparation of the 11th International Pragmatics Conference, Melbourne, July 12-17.
- Thursday, 23 September 2010 (S.R.107):
9:30-11:00, Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka (University of Lodz, Poland), "Speech act theory and pragmatics"
(University of Lodz, Poland), "Legal discourse"
(Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania), "The language of war"
- Monday, 31 January 2011
(13:00-16:00, S.R.207), Igor Ž. Žagar (Institute of education, Ljubljana, and University of Maribor), guest seminar “From Rhetoric to Argumentation”
- Monday, 21 March 2011
(14:00-17:00, S.R.006), Charles Antaki (Loughborough University), guest seminar on conversation analysis, focusing on institutional settings
- Monday, 28 March 2011 (14:00-17:00, S.R.006),
(University of Łodz, Poland), guest seminar entitled “Here´s the news – Journalists, distance, and news events”
- Tuesday, 31 May 2011 (12:30-14:00, S.R.207),
Yan Huang (University of Auckland, New Zealand), guest seminar on “Binding/anaphora: Chomskyans vs. neo-Griceans”
- Friday, 14 October 2011 (15:00-16:00, S.R.107), Maarten Franck (Univ of Antwerp/Artesis Univ College), “From press release to news report: what’s translation got to do with it?”
-Friday, 28 October 2011
(15:00-16:00, S.R.107 ), Nancy Decloux (Univ of Antwerp), seminar on polyphony and evidentiality in international flows of information
Friday, 18 November 2011
(15:00-16:00, S.R.107), Eva De Smedt (Free Univ of Brussels), guest seminar on power-in-interaction and political programs on TV
Friday, 9 December 2011
(15:00-16:00, S.R.107), Valerija Sinkeviciute (Univ of Antwerp/Vilnius Univ), seminar on politeness, impoliteness, teasing
Friday, 16 December 2011
(15:00-16:00, S.R.107 ), Bram Vertommen (Univ. of Antwerp), seminar on information structure and code switching
- Friday, 2 March 2012 (15:00-16:00; R-Annexe), Fergal Treanor, Presuppositions and Persuasion in German Higher Education Policy Documents
- Monday, 16 April 2012 (14:00-15:30; R006), Jerzy Tomaszczyk, Metapragmatic effects in lexical development -- A study of Polish audiovisual media conversation
- Friday, 27 April 2012 (15:00-16:00; R-005), Petra Heyse, Living imagined identities? A longitudinal analysis of the impact of online dating discourse on experienced identities of couples with one Belgian and one Russian-speaking partner’
- Friday, 8 June 2012 (15:00-16:00; R-106), Peter Muntigl (UGent), Nodding to re-affiliate: Person-centred practices to repair misalignments in therapy
- Friday,30 November 2012,(15:00-16:00, R207), Cihua Xu (Zhejiang University), Persuading with multimodal metaphor -- A case study from the perspective of an adaptability theory of pragmatics
- Wednesday, 9 January 2013,(15:00-16:00, R207), Paul Bouissac (University of Toronto), Semiotics and society: The pragmatic turn
- Monday, 25 February 2013
(15:30-17:00, R006), Michael Meeuwis (Universiteit Gent), Language in post-apartheid South Africa
- Monday, 4 March 2013
(15:30-17:00, R006), Michiel Leezenberg (Universiteit van Amsterdam), The structural transformation of the coffeehouse: language ideologies and the emergence of national languages in the Ottoman empire
Monday, 18 March 2013
(15:30-17:00, R006), Jan Zienkowski, ‘Integration’ in the political discourse of minorities
- Monday, 25 March 2013
(14:00-16:30, R006), Roel Coesemans, Multimodal news discourse: Ideology, news values and critique
- Friday, 29 March 2013
(15:00-16:30,R005), Jef Verschueren, Ethnography of communication and the pragmatics of history: The case of civilized belligerence
- Friday, 19 April 2013
(15:00-16:30,R005), Julia Vrablova, The ‘schematic’ view of the Slovak language in political and linguistic discourse: Remarks on Slovak language policy
- Friday, 26 April 2013 (15:00-16:30, R005), Valerija Sinkeviciute, When a joke’s a joke and when it’s too much: ‘Mateship’ as a key to interpreting jocular FTAs in ‘Big Brother’ Australia
- Friday, 3 May 2013
(15:00-16:30,R005), Maarten Franck, From agency coverage to online news: what does (not) change?