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Lieven Vandelanotte is associate professor of English linguistics at the University of Namur and research fellow in linguistics at KU Leuven. His main research interests include speech and thought representation, viewpoint and multimodality, (inter)subjectivity, and cognitive-linguistic text analysis.
In addition to over 40 journal articles or book chapters, he published, in 2009, the monograph Speech and Thought Representation in English: A Cognitive-Functional Approach (De Gruyter Mouton). A joint monograph with Barbara Dancygier entitled The Language of Memes: Meaning Emergence across Image and Text is under contract with Cambridge University Press.
He was the editor responsible for the areas of linguistics (2010-2019) and literature (2012-2019) of the international journal English Text Construction (John Benjamins), and has co-edited 9 books or journal special issues to date:
- Subjectification, Intersubjectification, and Grammaticalization (Davidse, Vandelanotte & Cuyckens, De Gruyter Mouton, 2010)
- Textual Choices in Discourse: A View from Cognitive Linguistics (Dancygier, Sanders & Vandelanotte, John Benjamins, 2012)
- Corpus Interrogation and Grammatical Patterns (Davidse, Gentens, Ghesquière & Vandelanotte, John Benjamins, 2014)
- Recent Advances in Corpus Linguistics: Developing and Exploiting Corpora (Vandelanotte, Davidse, Gentens & Kimps, Brill|Rodopi, 2014)
- Viewpoint Phenomena in Multimodal Communication (Dancygier & Vandelanotte, Cognitive Linguistics 28:3, 2017)
- Grammar, Usage and Discourse: Functional Studies offered to Kristin Davidse (Vandelanotte, Van Praet & Brems, English Text Construction 10:2, 2017)
- Multimodal Artefacts and the Texture of Viewpoint (Vandelanotte & Dancygier, Journal of Pragmatics 122, 2017)
- Signs and wonders: Liber amicorum for Kristin Davidse (Bourgoin, Vandelanotte, Van Praet & Verstraete, KU Leuven, 2022)
- Complement and Parenthetical Constructions: Theory and Description (Vandelanotte, Van linden & Brems, Language Sciences, currently being finalized for 2023)
Activities in professional service include board membership (2006-2019) of the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education, as webmaster (since 2006, ongoing) and as ETC representative (2012-2019). Conferences (co-)convened include BAAHE's annual conference (Namur, 2008), the 33rd ICAME conference (Leuven, 2012), the 2nd Round Table on Communicative Dynamism (Namur, 2016), and the international workshop Reviewing Viewpoint (Namur, 2019).
At UNamur, admin activities to date include a term as Vice-Dean of Arts (2009-2013), membership of the university-wide Teaching Committee (2013-2019) and Further Education Committee (2016-2019), membership of the general assembly, first as faculty representative (2007-2012) and then as elected member (2012-2017), of the university’s development NGO FUCID, head of the English Unit (since 2018) and of the Department of Germanic languages and literatures (since 2021), and member of the Steering Board of the NaLTT research institute.
Areas of expertise
- Viewpoint and multimodality
- Speech and thought representation
- The English noun phrase
- Grammaticalization and (inter)subjectification
- Functional, cognitive and corpus linguistics
- Cognitive poetics and linguistic approaches to literature
- (since 2012) Advisory Panel member of Babel - The Language Magazine
- (since 2019) editorial advisory board member for European Journal of English Studies (Routledge)
- (since 2019) editorial board member for English Text Construction (John Benjamins) (previously editor from 2010-2019)
- (since 2006) Research fellow in the research group Functional and cognitive linguistics: Grammar and typology (FunC), KU Leuven
- (since 2006) webmaster of the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education (BAAHE); previously (2006-2019) also board member and (2012-2019) ETC representative
PhD in Language and Literature: Germanic Languages, KU Leuven, March 2005
MA in Language and Literature: Germanic Languages (English and Dutch), KU Leuven, July 2000
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Doctor of Language and Literature, KULeuven
Award Date: 30 Jun 2005
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Vandelanotte, L. (ed.), Van linden, A. (ed.) & Brems, L. (ed.), 2023, In: Language Sciences.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Special issue › peer-review
Vandelanotte, L., 1 Mar 2023, In: WIREs Cognitive Science. 14, 2, e1637.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile36 Downloads (Pure)
Van linden, A., Vandelanotte, L. & Brems, L., Jul 2023, In: Language Sciences. 98, 101545.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Downloads (Pure)
Vandelanotte, L., 2022, Signs and wonders: Liber amicorum for Kristin Davidse. Bourgoin, C., Vandelanotte, L., Van Praet, W. & Verstraete, J-C. (eds.). Leuven: KU Leuven, p. 97-103
Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (peer-reviewed)Open AccessFile11 Downloads (Pure)
Lieven Vandelanotte (Member of Scientific Committee)7 Aug 2023 → 11 Aug 2023
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in conference
Types of speech and thought representation in English: Syntagmatic structure, deixis and expressivity, semantics.Author: Vandelanotte, L., 2005
Supervisor: Davidse, K. (External person) (Supervisor), Dancygier, B. (External person) (Jury), Davies, E. (External person) (Jury), Delbecque, N. (External person) (Jury), Goyens, M. (External person) (Jury) & Van Belle, W. (External person) (Jury)
Student thesis: Doc types › Doctor of Languages, Letters and Translation