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Fri Jul 09 2010

Calls: Morphology, Pragmatics, Semantics, Syntax/UK

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        1.    Emmanuelle Labeau, 10th International Conference on Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality

Message 1: 10th International Conference on Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality
Date: 08-Jul-2010
From: Emmanuelle Labeau <e.labeauaston.ac.uk>
Subject: 10th International Conference on Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality
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Full Title: 10th International Conference on Tense, Aspect, Modality and
Evidentiality
Short Title: Chronos 10

Date: 18-Apr-2011 - 20-Apr-2011
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Emmanuelle Labeau
Meeting Email: e.labeauaston.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www1.aston.ac.uk/lss/news-events/conferences-seminars/chronos-10/

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2010

Meeting Description:

CHRONOS is a series of conferences devoted to current research on the
morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of markers of tense, aspect,
modality and evidentiality (TAME).

The conferences welcome presentations from scholars who approach linguistic
research from different perspectives and embrace different theoretical
frameworks. PhD students are most welcome to submit a paper.

Call for papers

Subject areas: morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of markers of
tense, aspect and modality.

The conference will take place in three strands;

- Main Conference
- Thematic Panels
- Associated Workshop

Abstracts can be submitted to any of these three strands which will cover the
following:

Main Session:

The main session will look at: morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of
markers of tense, aspect, modality and evidentiality.

Thematic Panels
1. New approaches to modal concord
Pranav Anand, Adrian Brasoveanu (Santa Cruz),
Patrick Grosz (MIT),
Janneke Huitink (Frankfurt),
Hedde Zeijlstra (Amsterdam)

2. Simultaneity in Adult Second Language Acquisition
Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Hyun-Jin Kim (Indiana University),
Inès Saddour & Qiaochao Zhang (Aston University)

3. Systematic ambiguity of modals in interaction with tense and aspect
Alda Mari & Fabio Del Prete
(IJN, CNRS/ENS/EHESS)

4. TAME markers and the procedural/conceptual distinction
Cécile Barbet*', Alain Rihs* & Louis de Saussure*
(*University of Neuchatel, Switzerland; 'Opal Coast University, France)

5. The evolution of the modals and quasi-modals in New Englishes
Dirk Noël (The University of Hong Kong) &
Johan van der Auwera (University of Antwerp)

6.The semantics and morphology of Aspect across languages
Maria J Arche (University of Greenwich, London, UK)

Special Associated Workshop:

Emmanuelle Labeau (Aston University) & Jacques Bres (Praxiling UMR 5267 CNRS,
Université Montpellier 3)

Chronos 10 will also comprise a workshop dedicated to the Current evolutions of
the French and Romance verbal system. The workshop will constitute a unique
opportunity of bringing together and confronting different recent approaches to
verbal system evolution throughout Romance Languages.

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions should:
-Be anonymous
-Include clear research question(s), proposed methodology and references
-Indicate if they are being submitted for the Main Session, one of the six
Thematic Panel sessions, or for the Associated Workshop.

Contributors should submit abstracts as Microsoft Word documents- 400 words maximum.

Important Dates:

September 15, 2010: Deadline for paper proposals
Mid-December, 2010: Notification of acceptance
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