December 15, 2020

Rubrika „Kalbos rytas“ – apie žodelių „iš tiesų“, „vadinasi“, „ta prasme“, „iš tikrųjų“ ir kt. vartojimą lietuvių kalboje, angliškus jų atitikmenis ir įterpimą į tekstus senuosiuose raštuose kalbos kultūros redaktorė Lina Smolskienė kalbasi su Vilniaus universiteto Filologijos fakulteto Anglų filologijos katedros docente Anna Ruskan.

December 11, 2020

Projekto rezultatų pristatymas VU Filologijos fakulteto Lietuvių kalbos katedros ir Anglų filologijos katedros jungtiniame seminare.

December 07, 2020

December 01, 2020

Dr. Erikos Jasionytės-Mikučionienės mokslo populiarinimo straipsnis apie diskurso žymiklius.

May 15, 2019

You can meet us at the following conferences in 2019:

  • International conference CL2019. July 22-26, 2019. Cardifff, UK.
  • Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) 52nd Annual meeting, Leipzig, August 21-24, 2019
  • 6th International Conference on Grammar and Text, Lisbon, November 16-19, 2019.

April 30, 2019

Here are the participants and their talk titles of the forthcoming workshop Pragmatic markers and clause peripheries (52nd Annual Meeting of Societas Linguistica Europaea conference in Leipzig on 21-24 August 2019). For the Book of Abstracts, please visit SLE2019.

Daniël Van Olmen & Jolanta Šinkūnienė (Lancaster University and Vilnius University): Pragmatic markers and clause peripheries: Introduction

Liesbeth Degand & Ludivine Crible (University of Louvain): Discourse segmentation, boundaries and discourse marker use: A corpus-based study of spoken French

Diana M. Lewis (University of Aix Marseille and Laboratoire Parole et Langage): Pragmatic markers in English from LP to RP: The role of discourse information structuring

Yinchun Bai (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg and Universiteit Antwerpen): Functional asymmetry and left to right movement: Speaking of peripheries

Nicole Nau (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan): Another ‘look!’ (to the left and to the right). The Latvian particle lūk in parliamentary discourse

Vittorio Tantucci & Daniel Van Olmen (Lancaster University): A cross-linguistic study of pragmatic markers of visual perception at the clause peripheries

Anna Ruskan & Marta Carretero (Vilnius University & Complutense University of Madrid): A cross-linguistic look at the right periphery: Utterance-final adverbials in English, Spanish and Lithuanian

Ton van der Wouden & Ad Foolen (Meertens Instituut & Radboud Universiteit): Mapping the left periphery of the Dutch clause through discourse particles

Kaja Borthen & Elena Karagjosova (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Freie Universität Berlin): Comparing Norwegian da with English then: Right-dislocation as a grammatical trigger for the development of pragmatic particles in tag

Ilse Depraetere & Gunther Kaltenböck (Université de Lille & University of Graz): Hedged performatives and (inter)subjectivity

Heike Wiese & Oliver Bunk (Humboldt University of Berlin): Pragmatic markers in progress: What text messages can tell us about LP/RP differences in German

Karin Aijmer: Functions of anyway in the left and right periphery: a cross-varietal

Erika Jasionytė-Mikučionienė (University of Vilnius): Functional development of the Lithuanian focus particles net ‘even’ and tik ‘only’ and clause periphery.

December 15, 2018

We are happy to announce that you can meet us at the 52nd Annual Meeting of Societas Linguistica Europaea conference in Leipzig on 21-24 August 2019 in the thematic workshop Pragmatic markers and clause peripheries.

More details on the talks accepted for the workshop will follow in April, 2019.

September 15, 2018

Call for papers for SLE 2019 thematic workshop

Pragmatic markers and clause peripheries

For a workshop at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea in Leipzig (, we are looking for papers dealing with pragmatic markers and the impact of left vs right periphery on their functions and forms, from a synchronic or diachronic perspective and within a language or across languages (papers on languages/varieties for which the phenomena are under-documented are especially welcome).

Please send an abstract of 300 words (without references) as a Word document to both Daniël Van Olmen ( and Jolanta Šinkūnienė ( by no later than November 1, 2018.

More details in the attached detailed Call for papers.

You can meet us at the following conferences in 2018:

  • ICEM 2018, Madrid, September 19-21
  • 5th Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies Conference (UCCTS2018), Louvain-la-Neuve, September 12-14, 2018
  • Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) 51st Annual meeting, Tallinn, August 29-September 1, 2018
  • International IVACS conference, Valletta, June 13-15, 2018
  • 8th International Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics Communication, Culture and Cognition (EPICS VIII), Seville, May 2-4, 2018