LINGUIST List 26.1047

Mon Feb 23 2015

Confs: General Linguistics/France

Editor for this issue: Erin Arnold <earnoldlinguistlist.org>


Date: 20-Feb-2015
From: Guillaume Jaudhuin <guillaume.jaudhuinuniv-paris3.fr>
Subject: Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality: Construction and Deconstruction
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Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality: Construction and Deconstruction

Date: 03-Apr-2015 - 03-Apr-2015
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Guillaume Jaudhuin
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The workshop on Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality, will be held in Paris at the Institut du Monde Anglophone (Paris 3), on Friday, 3 April 2015. This year, we are delighted to welcome Jan Nuyts (University of Antwerp, Belgium) as our keynote speaker.

Please find below and attached the workshop programme. Do not hesitate to share the programme with your colleagues, friends and students.

Workshop Programme:

Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality:
Construction and deconstruction

Friday, 3 April 2015

Institut du Monde Anglophone (Paris 3)
5, rue de l’école de Médecine 75006 Paris
Métro: Cluny - La Sorbonne / Odéon
RER: Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

Room 16

10.00 – 11.00
Jan Nuyts (University of Antwerp)
Deconstructing Evidentiality

11.00 – 11.40
Eric Corre and Debra Ziegeler (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)
Weird Features of Habitual Aspect: From Slavic to Singlish

11.40 - 11.50 Coffee break

11.50 – 12.30
Pierre-Yves Modicom (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
From Aspectual to Modal Scales? A tale of three Germanic modal particles

12.30 – 13.10
Eric Melac (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)
The Evolution of the Verb Phrase: Expressiveness and economy as motivators for language change

13.10 Potluck lunch

Guest speaker: Jan Nuyts (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

Organization committee: Eric Melac and Guillaume Jaudhuin
Contact: eric.melacgmail.com / guillaume.jaudhuinuniv-paris3.fr
Organised by SeSyLiA / PRISMES EA 4398



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