FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EVIDENTIALITY AND MODALITY IN EUROPEAN LANGUAGES 2014 (EMEL'14)
MARTA BEGONA CARRETERO LAPEYRE
mcarrete at filol.ucm.es
Thu Jan 30 16:55:01 UTC 2014
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
The Department of English Philology I (English Language and
Linguistics) of the Complutense University of Madrid is pleased to
announce the International Conference on Evidentiality and Modality in
European Languages 2014 (EMEL'14), which will take place at the
Facultad de Filología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 6-8 October
EMEL'14 invites you to submit abstracts for general session or poster
papers on evidentiality and modality in European languages. The
conference also welcomes proposals for workshop sessions. The
conference aims to cover a broad range of research concerned with the
domains of evidentiality and modality, with special interest in
empirical work and crosslinguistic studies. Some proposed research
- Epistemicity: relation between evidentiality and epistemic modality
- Cross-linguistic and typological studies on evidentiality
- Interactional approaches to evidentiality and/or epistemic modality
- Epistemic stance and inter/subjectivity in discourse
- Evidential constructions and grammaticalization of evidential expressions
- Types of evidentiality: Direct vs. Indirect
- Reported speech and reportative evidentiality
- Corpus-based studies on evidentiality and/or epistemic modality
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.
Rebecca Clift (University of Essex)
Ronald W. Langacker (University of California, San Diego)
Jan Nuyts (University of Antwerp)
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION: GENERAL SESSION PAPERS AND POSTERS
Paper presentations will be allowed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for
questions and discussion.
There will also be a poster session.
The language of the conference for the plenaries and the general
session is English.
An anonymous copy of your abstract (max. 500 words, excl. references),
in Word or PDF format, should be submitted via email to: emel14 at ucm.es
Please include your name, affiliation and contact details in the text
of the e-mail message.
Participants may submit a maximum of two abstracts, that is, no more
than one single-authored paper and one joint-authored paper, or two
All abstracts will be double-blind peer-reviewed. They should include
research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results.
Abstract submission deadline: 1 April 2014
Notification of acceptance: 26 April 2014
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION: WORKSHOP SESSIONS
Proposals for workshops should include the name(s) of the convenor(s),
title and a 1000-word description of the topic (see instructions for
paper abstracts above), and a list of workshop participants, including
300 word abstracts of their papers. Workshop convenors are encouraged
to distribute an open call for papers on the Linguist List, or other
The workshop sessions will consist of a maximum of 10 slots, each with
the same time format as the general session papers (20 min. + 10 min.
discussion). Each workshop session should include an introductory
paper by a key-note speaker, and an additional 30-minute slot for
final discussion on the topic, further issues and questions for future
The languages for the theme sessions may be: English, French, German,
Italian and Spanish.
Proposals should be sent by e-mail to: emel14 at ucm.es
Deadline for submission of proposals: 1 April 2014.
Theme session organisers will be notified by 26 April
Early bird registration opens: 1 June 2014
Registration (full fee): 1 July 2014
Registration closes: 7 October 2014
Conference fees (including coffee breaks, Wi-Fi access, and a conference pack):
(a) Early bird registration (from 1 June to June 30 2014):
- Regular participants: 120 Euros
- Students (with valid ID): 70 Euros
(b) Late registration:
- Regular participants: 150 Euros
- Students (with valid ID): 100 Euros
Jorge Arús, Marta Carretero (Secretary), Karlos Cid Abasolo, Bert
Cornillie, Elena Domínguez, Julia Lavid, Carmen Maíz Arévalo, Juana I.
Marín Arrese (Chair), Mª Victoria Martín de la Rosa, Juan Rafael
E-mail: emel14 at ucm.es
EMEL'14 Organizing committee
Departamento de Filología Inglesa I
Facultad de Filología
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Ciudad Universitaria, s/n
Dr Marta Carretero
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