Membre du personnel




Lieven Vandelanotte is associate professor of English linguistics at UNamur and research fellow in linguistics at KU Leuven.

In addition to around 35 journal articles or book chapters, he published, in 2009, the monograph Speech and Thought Representation in English: A Cognitive-Functional Approach (De Gruyter Mouton). A joint monograph with Barbara Dancygier entitled Multimodal Discourse: Viewpoint and Figuration across Image and Text is under contract with Cambridge University Press.

He was the editor responsible for the areas of linguistics (2010-2019) and literature (2012-2019) of the journal English Text Construction (Benjamins), and has co-edited 8 books or journal special issues to date: 

Activities in professional service include board membership (2006-2019) of the Belgian anglicists' association BAAHE, as webmaster and as ETC representative. Conferences (co-)convened include BAAHE's conference (Namur, 2008), the 33rd ICAME conference (Leuven, 2012), and international workshops on Communicative Dynamism (Namur, 2016) and on Reviewing viewpoint (Namur, 2019).

At UNamur, admin activities to date include a term as Vice-Dean of Arts (2009-2013), membership of the university-wide Teaching (2013-2019) and Further Education (2016-2019) Committees, membership of the general assembly (2007-2017) of the development NGO FUCID, secretary of the admissions and examination jury (2016- ), head of the English Unit (2018- ) and of the Germanic languages and literatures department (2021- ), and member of the NaLTT institute steering board (2021- ). 

Domaines d'expertises

  • Viewpoint and multimodality
  • Speech and thought representation
  • The English noun phrase
  • Grammaticalization and (inter)subjectification
  • Functional, cognitive and corpus linguistics
  • Cognitive poetics and linguistic approaches to literature


Responsabilités externes


  • PhD in Language and Literature: Germanic Languages, KU Leuven, March 2005
  • MA in Language and Literature: Germanic Languages (English and Dutch), KU Leuven, July 2000