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Researcher: Peeters, BL (Dr Bert Peeters)

Fields of Research

Linguistics
Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
French Language
English Language
Discourse and Pragmatics
Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
Language in Time and Space (incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology)
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Journalism Studies
Language Studies
Hermeneutic and Critical Theory
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages
Lexicography
Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Comparative Language Studies
Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
Computer Perception, Memory and Attention

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Languages and Literature
Languages and Literacy
Education and Training Systems
Communication Across Languages and Culture
Education and Training
Understanding Past Societies
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society

Career Best Publications

'S'engager' vs. 'To Show restraint': Linguistic and Cultural Relativity in Discourse Management; Evidence for Linguistic Relativity
Tu ou Vous?; Zeitschrift für Französische Sprache und Literatur
Does Cognitive Linguistics Live up to its Name?; Language and Ideology, Volume 1: Theoretical cognitive approaches
Le transculturel: Sémantique, pragmatique, axiologie; La Linguistique
The Lexicon-Encyclopedia Interface; Elsevier Science

Research Publications

'Nous on vous tu(e)'. La guerre (pacifique) des pronoms personnels; Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie
'S'engager' vs 'to Remain Noncommittal': A Study of Two Culture-Specific Values; 26th LAUD Symposium
'S'engager' vs. 'To Show restraint': Linguistic and Cultural Relativity in Discourse Management; Evidence for Linguistic Relativity
'Syntax and Human Experience': la perspective de Nicolas Ruwet
'The things we do to make things makde sense'¿Review article of Roger G. van de Velde, Text and thinking
'Thou shalt not be a tall poppy': Describing an Australian communicative (and behavioral) norm; Intercultural Pragmatics
Commencer et se mettre à: une description axiologico-conceptuelle; Langue Francaise
Tu ou Vous?; Zeitschrift für Französische Sprache und Literatur
A Few Remarks on Terminological Insecurity in Semantic Field Theory; Quaderni di Semantica
Aha! Meneer geeft Frans in Tasmanië. . . Doen ze dat daar?; Romaneske
An Introduction to Psycholinguistics, by Jean Caron. Translated from French by Tim Pownall. New York etc.: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992, viii + 208 pp. ISBN 0-7450-0929-8
André Martinet, Fonction et dynamique des langues
Anna Wierzbicka, Cross-cultural pragmatics
Anna Wierzbicka, Lexicography and conceptual analysis
Anna Wierzbicka, Understanding cultures through their key words
Anna Wierzbicka, What did Jesus mean?
Anne-Marie Berthonneau & Pierre Cadiot (eds), Les Préposition: méthodes d'analyse
Anvita Abbi, Semantic universals in Indian languages
Basic Word Order Frequencies or Manning /Parker contra Tomlin; Language Sciences
Beatrice Damamme Gilvert, La série énumérative
Bernd Heine 'Auxiliaries'
Beth Levin and Malka Rappaport Hovav, Unaccusativity: At the syntax-lexical semantics interface
Brigitte Kampers-Manhe, L'opposition subjonctif/indicatif dans les relatives
Brigitte Nerlich. Semantic Theories in Europe 1830-1930: From Etymology to Contextuality. Dans la collection Studies in the History of the Language Sciences 59. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 1992. Pp. xii + 360. Hfl 125,-; US$69.00 (relié)
C. Anthony Anderson & Joseph Owens (eds), Propositional Attitudes
Carl Pollard and Ivan A. Sag. Information-based Syntax and Semantics
Champs associatifs et champ axiologique; Cahiers de Lexicologie
Charles Ruhl, On Monosemy
Cognitive Musings
Commencer à + Infinitif: Métonymie Integrée et Piste Métaphorique; Les Périphrases Verbales
Commencer: la suite, mais pas encore la fin; Journal of French Language Studies
Conceptual axiology and axiological fields; Studien zur Wortfeldtheorie/Studies in lexical field theory
Danielle Corbin (ed), La formation des mots, Structures et interprétations
Deconceptualisation et saillance: le principe de metonymie integree revisite; Zeitschrift fuer Franzoesische Sprache und Literatur
Denis Bouchard 'The semantics of syntax'
Developing prototypic measures of cross-cultural pragmatics. By Thom Hudson, Emily Detmer, and J.D. Brown
Diachronie, phonologie, et linguistique fonctionnelle; Peeters
Diachrony, Phonology, and Functional Linguistics. A Reply to Göran Hammarström
Dirk Geeraerts et al., The Structure of Lexical Variation
Does Cognitive Linguistics Live up to its Name?; Language and Ideology, Volume 1: Theoretical cognitive approaches
Dulcie M. Engel, Tense and Text
Economie des systemes phonologiques; Cahiers de l'Institut de linguistique de Louvain
Encore une fois ou tout se tient; Historiographia Linguistica
Eric Reuland (ed), Arguments and case: Explaining Burzio's Generalization
Esp./port. matar: explication interne ou externe?; Romanische Forschungen
Flip G. Droste (ed). Stromingen in de hedendaagse linguïstiek
Guimier, Claude (é.), La Thématisation dans les langues. Actes du colloque de Caen, 9-11 octobre 1997
Gustave Guillaurne, Esquisse d'une grammaire descriptive de la langue française (ii)
Honours in French in Australian Universities: An Overview of Current Practice; Carnet Austral
Howard Lasnik, Essays on anaphora
Howard Wettstein, Has semantics rested on a mistake? and other essays
Jan Nuyts, Aspects of a cognitive-pragmatic theory of language. On cognition, functionalism, and grammar
Jan van Voorst, Event Structure
Jan W. F. Mulder, Foundations of axiomatic linguistics
Jean Cervoni, La préposition
Jean-Jacques Franckel, Etude de quelques marqueurs aspectuels du français
John N. Green & Wendy Ayres-Bennett (eds), Variation and change in French
Karl Hyldgaard-Jenson & Arne Zettersten (eds), Symposium on Lexicography IV
Keith Allan, Linguistic Meaning
L'accord du participe passé et la notion d'objet affecté; Francais Moderne: revue de linguistique francaise
L'axiologie conceptuelle. Presentation d'une recherche en cours; Cahiers de l'Institut de linguistique de Louvain
L'economie d'Andre Martinet mise en perspective; AUMLA
La métalangue sémantique naturelle au service de l'étude du transculturel; Travaux de linguistique
La complexite de l'acte interpretatif: critique de quelques principes de base; AUMLA
La quête de sens; Semiotica
Language and the Mind. On Concepts and Values; Pragmatics & Cognition
Langue, culture et conceptualisation: la sémantique transculturelle; Linguistique cognitive: Comprendre comment fonctionne le langage
Lars-Göran Sundell: Le temps futur en français moderne
Le principe de l'economie linguistique et ses manifestations en phonologie diachronique; Cahiers Ferdinand de Saussure: revue de linguistique generale
Le transculturel: Sémantique, pragmatique, axiologie; La Linguistique
Le verbe prendre pris au serieux; Cahiers de Lexicologie
Les constructions du type commencer un livre: état de la question et nouvelles perspectives; Représentations du sens linguistique
Les pièges de la conversation exolingue. Le cas des immigrés français en Australie; Bulletin Suisse de Linguistique Appliquee
Les tours du type Il y a une place de libre. Présentativité, contrastivité, restrictivité; Revue de sémantique et pragmatique
Maarten Lemmens, Lexical Perspectives on Transitivity and Ergativity: Causative Constructions in English
Maxim Stamenov, ed. Current advances in semantic theory. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 73. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 1992. xi + 565 pp
Michael Back, Die synchrone Prozessbasis des natürlichen Lautwandels
Michael Barlow and Charles A. Ferguson (eds), Agreement in Natural Language
Michael D. Picone. Anglicisms, Neologisms and Dynamic French
Michael Herslund, Le datif en français
Michel Achard: Representation of Cognitive Structures. Syntax and Semantics of French Sentential Complements
Michel Bréal, The Beginnings of Sematics (George Wolf, ed)
More about Axiological Fields; Canadian Journal of Linguistics
Mortéza Mahmoudian, Le contexte en sémantique
Natural Semantic Metalanguage exponents and universal grammar in Romance: Substantives; determiners; quantifiers; Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages
Nikolaus Schpak-Dolt, Einführung in die französische Morphologie
Nouveaux regards sur la problématique des cases vides; Lexical Structures and Language Use. International Conference on Lexicology and Lexical Semantics
NSM exponents and universal grammar in Romance: Evaluators and descriptors; mental predicates; Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages
NSM exponents and universal grammar in Romance: Logical concepts; intensifier and augmentor; taxonomy and partonomy, similarity; Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages
NSM exponents and universal grammar in Romance: Speech: actions, events and movement; existence and possession; life and death; Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages
NSM exponents and universal grammar in Romance: Time and Space; Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages
Paul Ricoeur, 'Temporal distance' and death in history; Gadamer's Century: Essays in Honor of Hans-Georg Gadamer
Pierre Cadiot, De la grammaire à la cognition. La pré 'pour'
Polysémie, monosémie et axiologie conceptuelle; International Congress of linguists
Rebecca Posner, Linguistic change in French
Review of Christine Béal (ed.), Langue, discours, culture (Cahiers de praxématique, 38)
Roberta Corrigan et al. (eds), Linguistic categorization
Ronald Landheer (ed), Aspects de linguistique française
Ruth M. Kempson, Mental Representations
Réflexions sur l'apparat conceptuel et terminologique de la phonologie fonctionnelle; Langues et linguistique
Salut! Ça va? Vous avez passé un bon weekend?; Journal of French Language Studies
Scope and Contents of this Volume; Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages
Semantic and lexical universals in French; Semantic and lexical universals. Theory and empirical findings
Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages; John Benjamins
Semantic Primitives - Introduction; Langue Francaise
Semantics: Primes and universals. By Anna Wierzbicka
Setting the scene: Some recent milestones in the lexicon-encyclopedia debate; The Lexicon-Encyclopedia Interface
Siobhan Brownlie-Nguyen (ed), The place of French in interpreting and translating in Australia
Steven N. Dworkin & Dieter Wanner (eds), New Approaches to old problems: Issues in Romance historical linguistics
Sydney M. Lamb: Pathways of the Brain: the Neurocognitive Basis of Language
Sylvianne Rémy-Giraud (ed), L'Infinitif
Synchronie, Diachronie et Synchronie Dynamique dans les Publications d'André Martinet; Langues et Linguistique
Tall poppies and egalitarianism in Australian discourse; English World-Wide
Tall Poppy Stuff; Imaginery in Language : Fetschrift in Honour of Professor Ronald W Langacker
The Lexicon-Encyclopedia Interface; Elsevier Science
The Natural Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) approach: An overview with reference to the most important Romance languages; Semantic Primes and Universal Grammar: Empirical Evidence from the Romance Languages
The syntax of time and space primitives in French; Language Sciences
The Tall Poppy Syndrome: On the Re-emergence in Contemporary Australia of an Ancient Greek and Latin Motive; Classicvm
Tine Greidanus, Les constructions verbales en français parlé
Tsutomu Akamatsu, Essentials of functional phonology
Un cadre organisateur du monde du sens: La sé géé de Bernard Pottier
Using the World-Wide-Web in French Courses; Carnet austral
Vincenzo Lo Cascio, Grammatics dell'argomentare/Giolo Fele, L'insorgere del conflitto/Alessandro Durante Etnografia del parlare quotidiano
Werner Marxgut, Der französische Sozialwortschatz im 17. Jahrhundert
Wieslaw Oleksy (ed), Contrastive pragmatics
Zoltán Kövecses, Metaphors of anger, pride and love

Research Projects

A description of selected parts of the French lexicon and grammar using a simple metalanguage derived from English and/or French; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A description of selected parts of the French lexicon and grammar using a simple metalanguage derived from English and/or French; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Conceptual axiology: a framework for research in semantics, with particular reference to the French language.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ergativity in an accusative language, with special reference to French.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
To attend the 5th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference.; Australian Academy of the Humanities (AAH)

Research Candidate Supervision

Romain Rolland et L'heroisme- une perspective musicale
The Literary Contribution of Camille Mauclair to the Late Nineteenth Century Musical World of Paris