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This page provides a listing of BeNeCLA members, with an indication of their specific area of expertise. In order to become a member, please contact the secretary.

Ameka, Felix K. Leiden language description and documentation, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, cognitive linguistics, anthropological linguistics and African languages
Auwera, Johan van der Antwerpen modaliteit, negatie
Backus, Ad Tilburg sociolinguïstiek, tweetaligheid, taalverandering
Beliën, Maaike Delft lexical and constructional semantics, cognitive grammar, corpus linguistics, adpositions and auxiliary choice (Dutch ‘hebben’ and ‘zijn’)
Bentein, Klaas Gent Ancient Greek, Cognitive Grammar, diachronic linguistics
Boogaart, Ronny Leiden semantics and pragmatics, construction grammar (tense, aspect, mood, modality, conditional constructions)
Booij, Geert Leiden Construction Grammar,
morphology
Brisard, Frank Antwerpen Cognitive Grammar, tense-aspect, epistemic modality, linguistic pragmatics
Brône, Geert Antwerpen, Lessius cognitieve semantiek, discourse analysis, psycholinguïstiek
Broersma, Mirjam Radboud University, Nijmegen psycholinguistics, multilingualism, (improving) sound perception and production in a second language
Cienki, Alan VU-Amsterdam spoken language semantics, gesture and cognitive linguistics (esp. metaphor, metonymy, schemas, mental spaces), political discourse analysis, Germanic and Slavic linguistics
Claes, Jeroen Antwerpen Cognitive Construction Grammar, Variationist sociolinguistics, Caribbean Spanish
Colleman, Timothy Gent Construction Grammar, syntax and semantics, language variation
Cornillie, Bert Leuven Modality and Evidentiality in Discourse, Spoken and written Spanish, Grammaticalization and Subjectification
Coussé, Evie Göteborg language variation and change, usage-based construction grammar, grammaticalization, verb constructions, word order, Dutch
Crible, Ludivine Université Catholique de Louvain Discourse markers, cognitive pragmatics and semantics, first-language fluency, corpus linguistics, contrastive linguistics (French/English)
De Cock, Barbara Université catholique de Louvain persoonsverwijzing en onpersoonlijke constructies, interactie pragmatiek en syntaxis, discourse, Spaans/ person reference and impersonal constructions, interface pragmatics-syntax, discourse, Spanish
Degand, Liesbeth Louvain-la-Neuve discourse markers, discourse
structure, grammaticalization, corpus linguistics (Dutch/French),
speech vs. writing
Delbecque, Nicole Leuven Spaanse taalkunde
Divjak, Dagmar Sheffield Slavic Languages; lexical semantics (synonymy); lexis-grammar interface; aspect & modality; corpus linguistics
Dogruoz, A. Seza Tilburg cognitive linguistics, Turkish, language contact, bilingualism, corpus linguistics
Elffers, Els Amsterdam foundations of semantics, modal particles, information structure, past participle
Engelenhoven, Aone van Leiden betekenis in grammatica en orale tradities (in insulair ZO Azië), semiotaxis en cognitieve poetica van het Indonesisch
Enghels, Renata Gent Spaanse taalkunde, syntaxis en semantiek, perceptiewerkwoorden, causatieve werkwoorden, complementtypes
Evers-Vermeul, Jacqueline Utrecht 1. language acquisition, 2. discourse coherence, 3. readability in educational settings
Fagel, Suzanne Leiden stilistiek, moderne letterkunde
Feyaerts, Kurt Leuven creativiteit en humor; metafoor en metonymie; intersubjectiviteit in interactioneel discours; gesproken taal
Foolen, Ad Nijmegen partikels, expressiviteit, constructies
Forceville, Charles Amsterdam pictorial and multimodal metaphor; multimodal discourse; narration; documentary film, animation, comics, advertising, Relevance Theory
Fortuin, Egbert Leiden Russian linguistics, semantics, syntax (imperatives, conditionals, aspect, degree words, ellipsis, philosophy of language)
Frank, Stefan Radboud University Nijmegen psycholinguistics, multilingualism, cognitive models, sentence and discourse comprehension
Franco, Karlien KU Leuven dialectologie en dialectometrie, lexicale semantiek, taalvariatie en -verandering en variationiële sociolinguïstiek
Gallez, Francoise Namur construction grammar, cognitive linguistics, German, Language acquisition , L3
Geeraerts, Dirk Leuven lexical semantics, lexicology, language variation and change, corpus linguistics
Geerdink, Hetty Leiden Semiotactische analyse van het Moderne Japans (gepubliceerd bij Lincon.Europa); werkt nu aan een ’semiotactic approach’ voor andere altaische talen, zoals klassiek Mongools en Manchu.
Glynn, Dylan Lund Usage-Based Cognitive Semantics, Lexical Semantics, Constructional Semantics, Quantitative Methods
Gras, Pedro Antwerpen Construction Grammar, Interactional Linguistics, Discourse Markers, Insubordination, Modality, Evidentiality, Spanish Linguistics
Grosman, Iulia Louvain-la-Neuve production et perception de la prosodie chez les francophones natifs
Gross, Ulrike Aachen SLA phonetics
Gyselinck, Emmeline Gent Diachronic Construction Grammar, expressivity and intensification in language, productivity
Hanegreefs, Hilde Leuven/ Antwerpen verbal semantics, corpus linguistics, frame analysis, cognitive linguistics
Hatchard, Rachel Constructivist/ usage-based approaches, Construction Grammar, aphasia, language acquisition, Cognitive Linguistics, psycholinguistics. (Languages: English, German.)
Heirbaut, Joni Leuven discoursanalyse, contrastieve taalkunde, corpus bijbelvertalingen
Hermoso-Gómez, Bettina University of Leeds second language acquisition, cognitive linguistics, variationist sociolinguistics, contrastive linguistics, Spanish, the use of emerging technologies in language learning
Heyvaert, Liesbet Leuven nominalization, gerunds, participles and middle constructions
Hoetjes, Marieke Tilburg nonverbal communication, psycholinguistics, gesture
Holleman, Bregje Utrecht framing/profiling, lexicale contrasten
Honselaar, Wim Amsterdam lexical semantics, pragmatics, syntax and morphology of contemporary Russian and Dutch; bilingual lexicography
Irizarri van Suchtelen, Pablo Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen bilingualism, heritage languages, Spanish
Janssen, Theo VU-Amsterdam syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
Johansson, Christer University of Bergen, Norway Experimental Psycholinguistics + Computational Linguistics = Cognitive Science Cross-linguistic Priming, Computational Modeling of the Writing Process, Dyslexia, Bilingualism
Jonkers, Sara Université Catholique de Louvain modality, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, Dutch
Kaal, A.R (Bertie) VU-Amsterdam discourse analysis
Koier, Elizabeth Leiden historical linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, modality, modal adverbs, grammaticalization, subjectification, Ancient Greek linguistics, word order, information structure, particles, Indo-Europeanlinguistics.
Krennmayr, Tina VU-Amsterdam metaphor in (news) discourse, cognitive linguistics, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, metaphor in foreign language teaching, second language learning
Leeuwen, Maarten van Leiden stylistics, cognitive rhetoric, discourse analysis
Lemmens, Maarten Lille posture and location verbs,
spatial expressions, lexical causatives
Luchjenbroers, June Bangor, UK
Malepaard, Joop VU-Amsterdam negatie, disjunctie; de zg. balansschikking in het hedendaagse Nederlands
Membrez, Greg Concordia University, St Paul. USA lexical semantics, frame semantics, pragmatics, cognitive grammar, hermeneutics, phenomenology, classical Greek and Latin, ancient philosophy
Michaud Maturana, Daniel Leuven / Hogeschool Zuyd Spaans, kwantificerende constituenten
Mortelmans, Tanja Antwerpen modality & modal verbs, evidentiality, tense and aspect
Mulder, Gijs Nijmegen Spaans, pragmatiek,
lexicografie, idioom, lexicale semantiek
Naudé, Alaric Suwon Science College semantics, multilingualism, neurolinguistic aspects of second language acquisition, dialectology in Korean and Sino-Tibetian languages
Nitti, Paolo Università di Torino Applied Linguistics and Language Acquisition
Pater, Adriaan Utrecht application of Conceptual Metaphor, Blending Theory to the Hebrew bible
Pascual, Esther Groningen mental spaces and conceptual blending, legal argumentation, fictive interaction, i.e. the intersection of language, interaction, and cognition
Perrez, Julien Liège second language acquisition (Dutch by French-Speaking learners), spatial semantics and metaphor analysis in political discourse
Persoon, Ingrid Utrecht causale connectieven, conversaties, subjectiviteit, constructiegrammatica, prosodie
Raviv, Limor Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen Language Evolution, Iterated Learning, Social structure and its effect on linguistic structure, Statistical learning, Child development and Language acquisition
Redeker, Gisela Groningen discourse, textual structures, text processing
Reuneker, Alex Leiden construction grammar, conditionals, pragmatics
Rhee, Seongha Hankuk (Seoul, Korea) grammaticalization, typology
Romero-Muñoz, Eloy Namur Applied Educational Linguistics, the values and flaws of a
CL approach to ESL
Rutten, Gijsbert Leiden diachrone constructiegrammatica, historische sociolinguïstiek, geschiedenis van de taalkunde
Sambre, Paul Lessius Antwerpen/ Leuven cognitive grammar, frame semantics, linguistic creativity, cognitive discourse models, the relation between cognitive linguistics and French phenomenology and poststructuralism, French and Italian
Sanders, José Nijmegen mental space theorie, perspectief, narratieve tekst, citaatvormen
Sanders, Ted Utrecht discourse studies, discourse structure, coherence, connectives, discourse processing, acquisition, document design and readability.
Schoonjans, Steven KU Leuven schakering (i.h.b. modale partikels), constructiegrammatica, multimodaliteit (i.h.b. gestiek), Duits, Duitse Gebarentaal
Slobin, Dan I. UC Berkeley
Spronck, Stef Australian National University Reported speech and thought; evidentiality, modality, stance; social cognition and grammar; typology; Australian languages, Ungarinyin
Steen, Gerard VU-Amsterdam metaphor, metonymy, figurative language; discourse, genre, register, style, rhetoric
Steinkrauss, Rasmus Groningen / Luxemburg child language acquisition, Cognitive Grammar
Stukker, Ninke Rijksuniversiteit Groningen stylistics, genre theory, discourse structure, causality
Sweep, Josefien Amsterdam metonymy in the direct object; logical metonymy; coding metonymies in dictionaries; semantics; lexicology
Thijs, Bartie Particulier/VU Amsterdam semantiek en syntaxis van mits-constructies in het 16e- en 17e- eeuws Nederlands
Thijs, Kees Radboud University Nijmegen Oud-Grieks, partikels, perspectiefwisselingen
Tribushinina, Elena Utrecht semantics of degree expressions, language acquisition, construction grammar
van Berkel-van Hoof, Lian Nijmegen Multimodality, language acquisition, augmentative signs, linguistics
Van Beveren, Amélie Gent Construction Grammar, Cognitive Sociolinguistics, Register, Explicitation, Grammatical alternations
Vandelanotte, Lieven Namur/ Leuven reported speech, the noun phrase, cognitive poetics, corpus research
Vanderschueren, Clara Gent Spaanse, Portugese en algemeen Romaanse taalkunde, semantisch-syntactische variatie van argumentstructuren, infinitiefconstructies, datiefconstructies, tweetaligheid en vertaalkunde, statistische methoden, corpuslinguïstiek
Van Goethem, Kristel Louvain-la-Neuve Construction Grammar, morphology-syntax interface, diachronic and comparative linguistics (Dutch-French)
Van Hecke, Pierre Leuven metafoor in het Klassieke
Hebreeuws en Aramees
van Trijp, Remi Parijs evolutionaire taalkunde, computerlinguïstiek
Veldhuis, Dorina Tilburg cognitive linguistics,
literacy, bilingualism
Verhaert, Anne Artesis Hogeschool Antwerpen Spaanse taalkunde
Verhagen, Arie Leiden intersubjectiviteit, constructiegrammatica, evolutie van taal
Verroens, Filip Gent French and contrastive linguistics
Verspoor, Marjolijn Groningen Second Language Development from a usage based perspective; cognitive linguistics in second language teaching and processing.
Verveckken, Katrien Leuven Spanish binominal syntagm (NP de NP-phrase), quantifiers, grammaticalization, subjectification, Construction Grammar, Lexical Semantics
Vliegen, Maurice VU Amsterdam verb meaning, infinitival
constructions, reported speech, evidentiality
Vliet, Sarah van VU Amsterdam referential expressions, information structure, attention & language, construction grammar, narrative discourse, language production
Vogt, Paul Tilburg Child language acquisition, multimodal gesturing, language evolution, cognitive modelling
Welschen, Ad Amsterdam 1) metonymie, 2) coördinatie,
subordinatie en structurele mengvormen daarvan
Wermuth, Cornelia Lessius/ Leuven (medische) vaktaal en terminologie, frame semantics, NLP
Elisabeth Zima Leuven interactional discourse, meaning constitution, intersubjectivity, discourse dynamics, creativity