Past Meetings

2010 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA,  11/20/2010-11/23/2010

OPEN SESSION:

Cynthia Westfall, McMaster Divinity College, Presiding
Paul Danove, Villanova University
A Comparison of the Usages of didwmi and didwmi Compounds in the Septuagint and New Testament
Jonathan M. Watt, Geneva College
A Short Study of Greek Diminutives
Francis G. H. Pang, McMaster Divinity College
Positioning the Future on the Tense-Modality Spectrum
Nicholas Bailey, SIL International
A Construction Grammar Analysis of IDOU and IDE ‘Behold’
Byung Pill Choi, McMaster Divinity College
The Linguistic Dimensions of Speech for Analyzing Q

THEMATIC SESSION: VOICE AND DEPONENCY

Randall Tan, Asia Bible Society, Presiding
Stanley Porter, McMaster Divinity College
Criteria for Determining the Concepts of Voice and Deponency in Ancient Greek
Bernard Taylor, Loma Linda University
Greek Deponency: The Historical Perspective
Jonathan Pennington, Southern Seminary
The Restoration of the Middle Voice: Test Driving the Theory in Some Key Texts
Constantine Campbell, Moore Theological College
Defective Deponency? A Review of the Discussion so far
Discussion

2009 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 11/21/2009-11/24/2009

OPEN SESSION:

Randall Tan, Asia Bible Society, Presiding
Beth Stovell, McMaster Divinity College
Seeing the Kingdom of God, Seeing Eternal Life: Cohesion and Prominence in John 3
Jonathan M. Watt, Geneva College
Hermeneutic Implications of Bilingualism with Reference to Matthew 5:22
Cynthia Long Westfall, McMaster Divinity College
Authentew: Probing the Lexis Receptus
Steven E. Runge, Logos Bible Software
Verbal Aspect of the Historical Present
James Libby, McMaster Divinity College
Greek Word Order Enabled by Computational Linguistics

THEMATIC SESSION: VERBAL ASPECT IN THE SYNOPTICS

Cynthia Long Westfall, McMaster Divinity College, Presiding
Constantine R. Campbell, Moore Theological College
Verbal Aspect in the Synoptic Gospels: Idiolect, Genre, and Register
Rodney Decker, Baptist Bible Seminary
The Function(s) of the Imperfect Tense in Mark’s Gospel
Buist M. Fanning, Dallas Theological Seminary
Greek Presents, Imperfects, and Aorists in the Synoptic Gospels
Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College
Verbal Aspect and Synoptic Relations
Discussion

2008 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 11/22/2008-11/25/2008

OPEN SESSION:

Randall Tan, Kentucky Christian University, Presiding
Mark Beatty, Hawaii Theological Seminary
Colwell’s Rule Is No Longer Needed: Word Order and Deictics in the Johannine Corpus
James D. Dvorak, Oklahoma Christian University
Paul’s Letter to Philemon: Persuasion or Manipulation?
James Libby, McMaster Divinity College
Comparing the Position and Clustering of the Texts of the Greek New Testament Using Differing Layers or Ranks of Linguistic Structure
Ronald Dean Peters, Great Lakes Christian College
Advancing the Doctrine of the Greek Article
Steven E. Runge, Logos Bible Software
The Discourse Function of Pendens Constructions and Their Contribution to Information Structure

THEMATIC SESSION: THE PRAGMATIC EFFECT OF WORD ORDER IN BIBLICAL GREEK

Cynthia Westfall, McMaster Divinity College, Presiding
Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College
Greek Word Order: Is It Still an Unexplored Area?
Randall K. J. Tan, Kentucky Christian University
Multiple Approaches to Corpus Linguistic Study of Greek Word Order
Andrew W. Pitts, McMaster Divinity College
Word Order and Clause Structure in the Language of the New Testament
David H. K. Hoe, Dallas Theological Seminary
Word Order and Prominence in 2 Peter
Discussion

2007 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 11/17/2007-11/20/2007

OPEN SESSION:

Stanley Porter, McMaster Divinity College, Presiding
Gerald Peterman, Moody Bible Institute
You Plural: The Use and Abuse of a Pronoun
Sean Boisen, Logos Research Systems and Steven Runge, Logos Bible Software
“So, Brothers”: Pauline Use of the Vocative
Constantine Campbell, Moore Theological College
To Be or Not to Be: Verbal Aspect and the Greek Perfect
Mark Beatty, Hawaii Theological Seminary
Greek Variable Syntax as Signals of Discourse Meaning
Al Wolters, Redeemer Univerity College
Authentes and its Cognates in Biblical Greek

THEMATIC SESSION: REGISTER IN THE GREEK LANGUAGE AND BIBLICAL LITERATURE

Cynthia Westfall, McMaster Divinity College, Presiding
Sean A. Adams, McMaster Divinity College
Register, Genre and Context: Their Differentiation and Importance for the Study of the Greek New Testament
Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College
Ideational Metafunction of Register
Cynthia Long Westfall, McMaster Divinity College
Interpersonal Metafunction of Register
Randall K.J. Tan, Kentucky Christian University
Textual Metafunction of Register
Discussion

2006 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 11/18/2006-11/21/2006

OPEN SESSION:

Matthew Brook O’Donnell, OpenText.org, Presiding
Jonathan T. Pennington, Southern Seminary
Aspectual Markedness in the Gospel of Matthew: A Preliminary Sketch
Rick Brannan, Logos Bible Software
Word Groups, Head Terms and Modifiers in the Pastoral Epistles: Insight for Questions of Style?
Gilbert Van Belle, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
The Use of the “Pronomen Abundans” in the Fourth Gospel
Sean A. Adams, McMaster Divinity College
Linguistic Analysis and Cohesion in 2 Peter: Using a Discourse Approach to Determine its Structure and Divisions
Discussion
Charles A. Anderson, University of Cambridge
“Time, Time, Time. See What’s Become of It”: Factors on the Temporal Relation of Aorist Participles and Verbs in the New Testament
Sang-Hoon Kim , Chongshin University
A Syntactic-Analytic New Testament Greek Study with a Newly Promoted Pedagogical Consideration
Randall Buth, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Sharon Alley, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Greek Body Parts
Andrew W. Pitts, McMaster Divinity College
Case in Hellenistic Greek: A Systemic Approach
Discussion

THEMATIC SESSION: DISCOURSE ANALYSIS: AN OVERVIEW

Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College
Discourse Analysis: Introducing the Field and Core Concepts
Cynthia Long Westfall, McMaster Divinity College
Discourse Analysis: Chunking and Cohesion
James D. Dvorak, McMaster Divinity College
Discourse Analysis: Thematization, Topic and Information Flow
Steven Gunderson, University of Surrey Roehampton
Discourse Analysis: Prominence, Salience and Grounding
Discussion

2005 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 11/19/2005-11/22/2005

OPEN SESSION:

Matthew O’Donnell, OpenText.org, Presiding
Section 1: Syntax
Paul Danove, Villanova University
The Syntactic, Semantic, and Lexical Properties of Ditransitive Verbs of Transference in the New Testament
Lois Fuller, McMaster Divinity College
A Better Understanding of the Genitive Absolute Construction
Chang-Wook Jung, Chongshin University (Seoul, Korea)
The Function and Meaning of the Phrase men oun
Martin Culy, Briercrest Seminary
Double Case Constructions in Koine Greek: Recognizing Double Nominative, Genitive, and Dative Constructions
Discussion
Section 2: Method and Interpretataion
Bryan Estelle, Westminster Seminary California
The Riddle of Galatians 3:10 and its Context: Revisited Again
Gene L. Green, Wheaton College
Another Word about Words: Lexical Pragmatics and Biblical Interpretation
Sang-Il Lee, University of Durham
Syntactic Changes of Legon, Hina, and Hoti
James P. Ware, University of Evansville
Eupsycheo in Philippians 2:19
Discussion

THEMATIC SESSION: LINGUISTIC APPROACHES TO THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER

Cynthia Westfall, Denver Seminary, Presiding
Catherine J. Smith, University of Birmingham
Synoptics, Systemics and the Sower: Developing a Linguistic Approach to the Synoptic Data
Gary Lee Alley, Jr., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Luke’s Sower: Reading the Parable Synoptically using Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek
Steven E. Runge, University of Stellenbosch
Relative Saliency and Information Structure in Mark’s Account of the Parable of the Sower
Jonathan Watt, Geneva College
Socio-Cultural Domains and the Parable of the Sower
Discussion

THEMATIC SESSION: DOMAIN THEORY IN BIBLICAL LEXICOGRAPHY AND TEXT ANALYSIS (JOINT SESSION WITH BIBLICAL LEXICOGRAPHY SECTION)

Randall Tan, Kentucky Christian University, Presiding
James A. Swanson, Logos Research Systems
The Limits of Semantic Domain Lexicography
Reinier de Blois, United Bible Societies and Mekane Yesus Theological Seminary
Semantic Domains for Biblical Greek: Louw and Nida’s Framework Evaluated from a Cognitive Perspective
Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College and Matthew Brook O’Donnell, Opentext.org
‘On the Shoulders of Giants’ – The Expansion and Application of the Louw-Nida Lexicon
Cynthia Long Westfall, McMaster Divinity College
Blessed be the Ties that Bind: Semantic Domains and Chains in Hebrews 1:1-4:16
Discussion

2004 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 11/20/2004-11/23/2004

THEMATIC SESSION: THE LINGUISTIIC ANALYSIS OF MARK 13

Matthew Brook O’Donnell, OpenText.org, Presiding
Matthew Brook O’Donnell, OpenText.org, Catherine J. Smith, University of Birmingham and Randall K. Tan, Asia Bible Society
A “Discourse Grammar” of Mark 13
Edward Adams, Kings College
The Narration of Time in the Discourse of Mark 13
Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College
A Register Analysis of Mark 13: Towards the Context of Situation
Cynthia Long-Westfall, University of Surrey, Roehampton, Respondent
Discussion

OPEN SESSION:

Matthew Brook O’Donnell, OpenText.org, Presiding
Steven L. Cox, Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary
Are Genitive Absolutes Always Absolute: A Survey of Genitive Absolute Constructions in the New Testament
Ken Penner, McMaster University
Greek Names for Hebrew and Aramaic: A Case for Lexical Revision
Bonnie Howe, Dominican University of California
Cognitive Linguistic Methods on Display: EN in 1 Peter
Jeff Capshaw, Trinity College (FL)
2 Thessalonians: A Template Driven Discourse Analysis
Jeffrey S. Lamp, Oral Roberts University
The “Imperatival” Participles of Romans 12:9–21 Revisited

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One Comment on “Past Meetings”

  1. Andrew Hope says:

    Very useful post.


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