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Thu Nov 19 2009
Calls: General Ling, Historical Ling, Syntax, Pragmatics/Spain
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1. Juana I.
Fourth International Conference on Modality in English
Message 1: Fourth International Conference on Modality in English
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: Juana I. Marin-Arrese
Meeting Email: mode4filol.ucm.es
Web Site: http://www.ucm.es/centros/webs/se5065/
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Pragmatics;
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2010
We are pleased to announce the 4th International Conference on Modality in
English, which will take place at the Facultad de Filología, Universidad
Complutense de Madrid, 9-11 September 2010.
The conference is designed to be a follow-up to the:
- International Conference on Modality in Contemporary English, University of
Verona (Italy), 6-8 September 2001.
- Second International Conference on Modality in English, University of Pau
(France), 2-4 September 2004.
- Third International Conference on Modality in English, Aristotle University of
Thessaloniki (Greece), 4-6 May 2007.
Call for Papers
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.
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
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.
Proposals for theme sessions are welcome. The proposal should include the
name(s) of the convenor(s), a common title and the description of the topic (see
instructions for paper abstracts above). The sessions will consist of two one
hour and a half slots (maximum 5 papers) focusing on a common topic within
modality and/or evidentiality. Each theme session should include a 30-minute
slot for final discussion on the topic.
Proposals should be sent by e-mail, as attachments, to ModE4
The deadline for the submission of proposals is 29 December 2009.
Theme session organisers will be notified by 17 January 2010. At the same time,
a call for abstracts for the theme sessions will go out.
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