LINGUIST List 26.3207

Wed Jul 08 2015

Calls: General Ling, Lang Acquisition, Psycholing, Semantics, Typology/France

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Date: 07-Jul-2015
From: Rea Peltola <>
Subject: 12th International Conference on Actionality, Tense, Aspect, Modality/Evidentiality
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Full Title: 12th International Conference on Actionality, Tense, Aspect, Modality/Evidentiality
Short Title: Chronos 12

Date: 15-Jun-2016 - 17-Jun-2016
Location: Caen, France
Contact Person: Pierre Larrivée
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Typology

Call Deadline: 12-Oct-2015

Meeting Description:

Chronos 12. 12th International Conference on
Actionality, Tense, Aspect, Modality/Evidentiality

Normandie Université, Unicaen, June 15-17, 2016
Organised by CRISCO research centre

CHRONOS is the foremost international forum dedicated to current linguistic research on tense, aspect, actionality, and modality/evidentiality. This 12th edition organised by the CRISCO research centre at Université de Caen boasts 5 keynotes speakers and 4 special workshops that will contribute to advancing knowledge in the field.


Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State). The Aspect Cycle.
Laurent Gosselin (Rouen). Modalités appréciatives et axiologiques.
Martin Haspelmath (Max Planck Institute). Form-frequency correspondences in tense, aspect and modality.
Anna Papafragou (Delaware). Experimental approaches of evidentiality.
Maria Kihlstedt (Paris X). Acquisition of TMA.

Workshops (details available on the conference web page)
Lucie Barque, Pauline Haas and Richard Huyghe. L'expression de l'aspect lexical dans le domaine nominal
Kristin Melum Eide and Marc Fryd. Ellipsis and expansion of auxiliary constructions in the Perfect
Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes, Aoife Ahern and Jose Amenos. The Acquisition of Tense, Aspect and Mood. Diversity in approaches and language combinations.
Elena Soare. Structure and interpretation of non-finite domains across languages.

Final Call for Papers:

Reminder: The general call for papers for CHRONOS

The CHRONOS conferences welcome substantial and innovative presentations from scholars who conduct linguistic research from different perspectives, concerning any language, regardless of theoretical persuasions.

Proposals should be made through a 3-page extended abstract inclusive of the brief bibliography. It should say whether it is intended for one of the workshops, and spell out in clear language the research problem, the data used, the analytical method, the results achieved and their broader significance. Submissions are to be made on EasyChair ( no later than October 12, 2015. All proposals will be assessed anonymously by two members of the scientific committee, and the decision will be announced in January 2016.

For other information, please refer to the web page of the conference at

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