Dr. Stanley Porter and Hughson Ong will be presenting their research papers in three key linguistic conferences this year. 1. “How the New Testament Came to Be Written in Greek: A Sociolinguistic Perspective” at the Forging Linguistic Identities Conference in Towson University, Maryland on March 12-14.2. “An Appraisal of SFL as a Distinct Discipline of Its Own” at the First Tunisian Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference in Hammamet, Tunisia on March 26-28.3. “Can a Single Model Suffice to Analyze Discourse Structure? A Proposal for Analyzing Discourse Structure within SFL” at the 42nd International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress—“Challenging Boundaries” in RWTH Aachen University, Germany on July 27-31.