Modality, Corpus, Discourse

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An international conference on usage-based approaches to Epistemic Stance, Subjectivity, Evidentiality, and Perspectivisation- Epistemic modality is one of the most complex linguistic phenomena. Its expression bridges and integrates lexical, morphological, syntactic, prosodic, and discursive structures in language. Both corpus linguistics and discourse analysis share the same goals and assumptions in language description. Both approaches examine natural language in the search for usage patterns, which are assumed to represent language structure. This conference seeks to bring together the two analytical traditions in the effort to describe and explain the complexity of epistemic modality.

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Meeting Location:
Lund, Sweden EU

Contact Information:
Dylan Glynn

Meeting Dates:
The Modality, Corpus, Discourse will be held from 07-Jun-2012 to 08-Jun-2012.

Abstract Submission Information:
Abstracts can be submitted from 24-Oct-2011 until 29-Feb-2012.

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