International Conference on Evidentiality and Modality 2018

Country: Spain

City: Madrid

Abstr. due: 15.03.2018

Dates: 19.09.18 — 22.09.18

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail: [email protected]

Organizers: The Department of English Studies: Linguistics and Literature of the Complutense University of Madrid

 

The Department of English Studies: Linguistics and Literature of the Complutense University of Madrid is pleased to announce the International Conference on Evidentiality and Modality 2018 (ICEM’18), which will take place at the Facultad de Filología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 19-22 September 2018.

Some proposed research areas include:

- Epistemicity: relation between evidentiality and epistemic modality
- Cross-linguistic and typological studies on evidentiality
- Corpus-based studies on evidentiality and/or epistemic modality
- Evidential lexical units and constructions and their relation to evidential grammatical markers
- Types of evidentiality: direct vs. Indirect
- Reported speech and reportative evidentiality
- Epistemic stance and inter/subjectivity in discourse
- Interactional approaches to evidentiality and/or epistemic modality
- Epistemic vigilance

A selection of papers based on contributions presented in this conference will be published in a special issue of an international journal and/or a prestigious academic publisher.

Conference Web-Site: http://linguistlist.org/callconf/browse-conf-action.cfm?ConfID=311716