Department of Afrikaans and Theory of Literature

Ms L Grundlingh

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Afrikaans and Theory of Literature
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6790
E-mail: thiarl@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BA (Universiteit van Pretoria, 2010)
  • BA (Honneurs) (Afrikaans) (Universiteit van Pretoria, 2011)
  • MA in Forensiese Linguistiek  (Afrikaans) (Universiteit van Pretoria, 2015)

Currently teaching

  • Modules responsable: AFK1503

Fields of academic interests

  • Forensic linguistics
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • Multimodality
  • Semiotics
  • Pragmatics

Field of Specialisation

  • Forensic linguistics
  • Corpus linguistics

Journal articles

  • Grundlingh, L. 2015. Outeuridentifikasie: ’n Forensies-taalkundige ondersoek na Afrikaanse SMS-taal. Litnet Akademies. 12(3).

  • Grundlingh, L. 2016. Interpreting “PJ Powers”: A relevance-theoretic approach. Language Matters. 47(2), pp. 246 – 268. DOI: 10.1080/10228195.2016.1190770

  • Grundlingh, L. 2017. Memes as speech acts. Social Semiotics. DOI: 10.1080/10350330.2017.1303020

  • Grundlingh, L. 2017. Identifying markers of sensationalism in the online news reports on crime. Language Matters. DOI: 10.1080/10228195.2017.1341543

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Received the Marius Jooste Prize for the best MA thesis in an Afrikaans linguistics or literary subject (University of Pretoria, 2016).

Other

  • Verslag (2012): Boustowwe vir die hersiening van die ATR se taalstrategie, 2012-2015. Opgestel deur: Karel Prinsloo,  Vic Webb, Ria Olivier en Lezandra Thiart.
  • Resensie (Lig Wankelend) in Tydskrif vir letterkunde 48(2) 2011.
  • Resensie (Hoogty) in Tydskrif vir Letterkunde  49 (1) 2012.
  • Resensie (Spitstyd: uitgesoekte rubrieke) in Tydskrif vir Letterkunde 49 (2) 2012.
  • Resensie (’n Klein lewe) in Tydskrif vir Letterkunde 50 (1) 2013.
  • Kortverhaal (2012): ’n Ongelooflike hartseer. In: Nuwe Stories 2012. Human & Rousseau.