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LINGUIST List 24.897

Tue Feb 19 2013

Confs: Semantics, Syntax/France

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Feb-2013
From: Bridget Copley <bridget.copleysfl.cnrs.fr>
Subject: How Do We Know What Happens?
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How Do We Know What Happens?

Date: 04-Apr-2013 - 05-Apr-2013
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Alda Mari
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.institutnicod.org/seminaires-colloques/colloques/how-do-we-know-what-happens/?lang=fr

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

This workshop brings together researchers on evidentiality, modality, and future reference, to continue recent debates on how speakers acquire information, how confidence in such information is expressed, as well as which strategies speakers use to predict what will happen next.

Organisation:

Bridget Copley (CNRS, Université Paris 8) & Alda Mari (CNRS, IJN)

4 avril 2013 - Salle 235 B -
Ecole normale supérieure, 29, rue d’Ulm 75005 Paris

Metaphysical modality

14:30 - 15:15
Bridget Copley (SFL, CNRS)
Causal conditionals

15:15 - 16:00
Guillaume Thomas (IJN, CNRS)
On the temporal orientation of certain circumstantial modals. Revisiting Condoravdi’s diversity condition.

16:00 - 16:30
Break

16:30 - 17h15
Fabio Del Prete (ERESS, CNRS)
What modality is there, lurking in the future?

5 avril 2013 - Salle 235 C -
Ecole normale supérieure, 29, rue d’Ulm 75005 Paris

Epistemic Modality and Future

10:15 - 11:00
Anastasia Giannakidou (University of Chicago)
The “future” as epistemic modality: Measuring certainty with modal adverbs

11:00-11:15
Pause

11:15 - 12:00
Brenda Laca (Université Paris-Vincennes)
Epistemic future(s)

12:00-14:00
Lunch

Evidentiality

14:00-14:45
Alda Mari (IJN, CNRS)
Future tense and future learning

14h45-15:00
Pause

15:00-15h45
Peggy Speas (University of Amherst).
Evidence and topic situations

16:00-
Round table

There are no registration fees.



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