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VI SILF invited speakers' presentations are organized in three modalities:  three conferences, three round tables and six thematic sessions. In addition to these activities, paper sessions and an open conversation session with all participants are also planned. The general program is:

06/23/2022 - Thursday

8:30 am –  9:00 am       Opening session

9:00 am – 10:20 am     Opening lecture : Christian Lehmann (University of Erfurt/ Germany)

10:20 am – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm    Roundtable I – The Cognitive Basis of Grammar

                  Maria Helena de Moura Neves (São Paulo State University/Araraquara -

            University  Mackenzie Presbyterian)

            Augusto Soares da Silva (Catholic University of Braga/Portugal)

12:00 pm 1:30 pm     Break

1:30 pm 3:20 pm       Thematic Session I: Functionalism and Grammatical Change

     Rosane de Andrade Berlinck (São Paulo State University/Araraquara)

     Cristina dos Santos Carvalho ( State University of Bahia/Conceição do Coité )

     Diego Leite de Oliveira (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

           Thematic Session II: Functionalism and Grammatical Theory

     Roberto Gomes Camacho (São Paulo State University/S.J. Rio Preto)

     Edvaldo Balduíno Bispo (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/Natal)

     Juliano Desiderato Antônio (State University of Maringá)

15:20 – 15:30              Break

15:30 – 17:00              Communications Session

                          06/24/2022 - Friday

8:30 am – 10:00 am      Paper Sessions

10:00 am – 10:10 am    Break

10:10 am – 11:30 am    Conference 2: Graeme Trousdale (University of Edinburgh/Scotland)

11:30 am – 1:30 pm      Break

1:30 pm – 3:20 pm       Roundtable II: Functionalism and Functionalisms

         Hella Olbertz (University of Santiago de Compostela/Spain)

     Renata Enghels (University of Ghent/Belgium)

     Carlos Alberto Marques Gouveia (University of Lisbon/Portugal)

3:20 pm – 3:30 pm           Break

3:30 pm  5:20 pm       Thematic Session III:  Functionalism and Typology 

      Kees Hengeveld (University of Amsterdam/Netherlands)

     Angel Corbera Mori (Campinas State University)

     Marize Mattos Dall'Aglio Hattnher (São Paulo State University/SJ Rio Preto)

           Thematic Session IV: Functionalism and Variation

     Edair Görski (Federal University of Santa Catarina)

     Raquel Meister Ko. Freitag (Federal University of Sergipe)

     Livia Oushiro (Campinas State University)

5:20 pm – 6:30 pm       Spontaneous conversation session between event participants

06/25/2022 - Saturday

8:30 am – 10:00 am     Paper Sessions

10:00 am – 10:10 am    Break

10:10 am – 12:00 am    Thematic Session V - Functionalism and Lexicon

                   Daniel Garcia Velasco (University of Oviedo/Spain)

     Ventura Salazar García (University of Jaén/Spain)

     Riccardo Giomi (University of Liège/Belgium)

                     Thematic Session VI: Functionalism and Sign Language

      Angélica Rodrigues (São Paulo State University/Araraquara)

      Felipe Aleixo (Federal University of Roraima)

      André Nogueira Xavier (Federal University of Paraná)

      Rocío Martinez (UBA - University of Buenos Aires/CONICET/Argentina)

12h00 am – 2:00 pm        Break

  2:00 pm – 3:20 pm      Conference 3: John Lachlan Mackenzie (Free University of


  3:20 pm –  3:30 pm     Break

  3:30 pm –  5:30 pm    Closing Roundtable – Functionalism: 10 years of SILF

     Taísa Peres de Oliveira (Federal University of Mato Grosso do  Sul/

     President of I SILF)

     Flávia B. M. Hirata-Vale (Federal University of São Carlos/President of II  SILF)

      Mariângela Rios de Oliveira (Fluminense Federal University/State

      University of Rio de Janeiro/President of III SILF)

     Maria Angélica Furtado da Cunha (Federal University of Rio Grande do

     Norte/President of IV SILF)

     Vânia Cristina Casseb-Galvão (Federal University of Goiás / University of   

      Salento-Italy/President of V SILF)

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm       Closing and indications for VII SILF

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