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LINGUIST List 20.3945

Tue Nov 17 2009

Calls: Discipline of Ling/Spain

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        1.    Juana I. Marin-Arrese, Fourth International Conference on Modality in English

Message 1: Fourth International Conference on Modality in English
Date: 16-Nov-2009
From: Juana I. Marin-Arrese <juanafilol.ucm.es>
Subject: Fourth International Conference on Modality in English
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Full Title: Fourth International Conference on Modality in English
Short Title: ModE4

Date: 09-Sep-2010 - 11-Sep-2010
Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact Person: ModE4 Organizing Committee
Meeting Email: mode4filol.ucm.es
Web Site: http://www.ucm.es/centros/webs/se5065/

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2010

Meeting Description:

ModE4 invites the submission of papers and posters from all (sub)domains of
modality and evidentiality in English, including crosslinguistic studies. In
addition to individual talks, we also welcome proposals for theme sessions. The
conference aims to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between
researchers working in modality and evidentiality in English, and to bring to
the fore the most recent developments in the field.

Call for Papers

Paper Presentations and Posters
Papers and posters are invited on all topics belonging to the field of modality
and evidentiality in English, including crosslinguistic studies.

Presentations of papers will be allocated 20 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.

Authors of papers and posters should submit anonymous abstracts, together with a
separate page specifying the author's name, affiliation, surface mail address
and e-mail address. Abstracts should be between 600-700 words (excluding
references), and should state research questions, approach, method, data and
(expected) results.

All submitted abstracts will go through a double-blind reviewing process (at
least two reviewers).

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail, as attachments, to ModE4
(mode4filol.ucm.es) Please use Word or RTF format; and if your abstract
contains special symbols, please include a PDF version as well.

The deadline for all abstracts (papers and posters) is 31 January 2010.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by 31 March 2010.

Plenary Speakers
Johan van der Auwera (University of Antwerp)
Ronald W. Langacker (University of California, San Diego)
Geoffrey Leech (University of Lancaster)
Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen (University of Ghent)
Anastasios Tsangalidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Important Dates
31 January 2010: Deadline for submission of abstracts
31 March 2010: Notification of acceptance
1 April 2010: Early registration starts
1 June 2010: Registration (full fee)

ModE General Committee
- Johan van der Auwera (University of Antwerp)
- Pierre Busuttil (University of Pau)
- Roberta Facchinetti (University of Verona)
- Paul Larreya (University of Paris 13)
- Anastasios Tsangalidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Organizing Committee
- Juana I. Marín-Arrese (Chair)
- Marta Carretero (Secretary)
- Jorge Arús
- Elena Domínguez
- Carmen Maíz Arévalo
- Mª Victoria Martín de la Rosa
- Juan Rafael Zamorano

ModE4 Organizing committee:
Departamento de Filología Inglesa I
Facultad de Filología
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Ciudad Universitaria, s/n
E-28040 Madrid
Phone: +34-91-394-5357/5835/5382
Fax: +34-91-394-5762/5357
E-mail: mode4filol.ucm.es
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