This message, about the main results of the project, is in Dutch, as the publications involved are themselves in Dutch; the two dissertations do contain summaries in English.
On June 16 and 17, 2011, the NWO-Stylistics of Dutch research group will be the host of the international stylistics conference 'Stylistics across disciplines'. The aim of this conference is to bring together literary scholars, linguists and rhetoricians with an interest in stylistic research. The goal is to exchange ideas and to stimulate collaboration between these different disciplines.
The 2010 PALA conference was held at the University of Genoa in Italy, 21-25 July 2010. Ninke Stukker and Suzanne Fagel presented their research at the conference.
The Dutch magazine Tekstblad , a magazine for professional copywriters, published an interview with Arie Verhagen, Ninke Stukker, Maarten van Leeuwen and Suzanne Fagel about the first results of the Stylistics of Dutch project and the things yet to be done. "The end result will not be a 'user manual', but rather something like a tool box, with a diverse array of tools that can be used for stylistic analysis."
On Feb. 1. 2010, postdoc Ninke Stukker joined the Stylistics team.
The 29th annual PALA conference was held at the Roosevelt Academy (ROAC) in Middelburg from the 28th of July to the 1st of August 2009. Maarten van Leeuwen and Suzanne Fagel presented their research at the conference.
In 2009, Maarten van Leeuwen published an article on the style of Geert Wilders and Ella Vogelaar in in Tekstblad
In October 2008 an interview with Maarten van Leeuwen and Suzanne Fagel appeared in the Dutch magazine Indrukken.
The 28th annual PALA conference was held at the University of Sheffield from Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th July 2008. PhD-students Maarten van Leeuwen and Suzanne Fagel both presented a paper at the conference.
On January 11th, 2008, members of the research group Stylistics of Dutch organized an interdisciplinary workshop Stylistics. The aim of the workshop was to bring together researchers from linguistics, literature studies and rhetoric to discuss the different approaches to the study of style in literary and non-literary texts.
At the start of the project in september 2007, Maarten van Leeuwen and Suzanne Fagel were interviewed about the aims and methods of their stylistic research.