PROGRAM: The Nature of Evidentiality 2012

Monica Lau monica_laura_lau at YAHOO.COM
Mon Apr 30 19:53:25 UTC 2012

[Apologies for cross-posting] 

The Nature of Evidentiality (TNE2012), Leiden, The Netherlands, 14-16 JUNE 2012 tne-2012


The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers working on various language families and from various subdisciplines of linguistics to discuss the linguistic nature of evidentiality. Topics addressed:
Theory: the nature of the network of relationships between evidential categories, and the descriptors that are needed to accurately map these relationships.
Description: fresh data or novel analyses that throw a new light on theoretical and typological assumptions about evidentiality.
Criteria: rigorous syntactic, morphological, and semantic tests for describing the differences between evidential categories.
Evidential systems: the nature of the interaction of various evidential markers within a given evidential system.
Beyond evidentiality: the relationships of evidentials with other linguistic categories such as tense, aspect, and modality. 
***Thursday, June 14***

Registration opens 

9:00 - 9:15
Welcome; opening remarks 

9:15 - 10:15
Invited Speaker: Peggy Speas (UMass, Amherst) 
Evidential Situations 

10:15 - 10:45
Montserrat González, Paolo Roseano, Joan Borràs-Comes & Pilar Prieto (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Indirect evidentiality and epistemicity in a multimodal reporting task. The case of Catalan 

10:45 - 11:05

11:05 - 11:35
Henrik Bergqvist (Stockholm University) 
Encoding the expectations of the speaker: Evidentiality and beyond 

11:35 - 12:05
Lotta Jalava & Erika Sandman (University of Helsinki) 
''The E-categories": Defining evidentiality in relation to egophoricity and epistemic modality 

12:05 - 12:35
Anne Tamm (University of Florence) 
Why can't we combine evidentials and generics: Cross-linguistic and developmental answers 

12:35 - 14:00

14:00 - 15:00
Invited Speaker: Daniel J. Hintz (SIL International) 
Building common ground: The evidential category of mutual knowledge 

15:00 - 15:30
Elena Paducheva (Russian Academy of Sciences) 
Evidentiality in Russian 

15:30 - 16:00
Natalia Korotkova (UCLA) 
How perfect is the perfect of evidentiality: Evidence from Georgian 

16:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 17:00
Lila San Roque, Simeon Floyd & Elisabeth Norcliffe (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Interrogating evidentiality: Information source, questions, and egophoricity 

17:00 - 17:30
Katherine Bolanos (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
Contact induced categories: A case study of evidentiality in Kakua 

17:30 - 18:00
Kees Hengeveld & Marize Mattos Dall'Aglio Hattnher (University of Amsterdam & Universidade Estadual de Sao Paulo) 
Four types of evidentiality 

***Friday, June 15***

9:00 - 10:00
Invited Speaker: Mathias Schenner (ZAS, Berlin)
Structures for interpreting evidentials 

10:00 - 10:30
Gabriela Alboiu & Virginia Hill 
(York University & University of New Brunswick - Saint John)
RtoO and the shift from indirect to direct evidentiality in Romanian 

10:30 - 11:00
Diane Hintz (SIL International)
Sihuas Quechua evidentials in interaction: Personal vs. shared knowledge 

11:00 - 11:20

11:20 - 11:50
Monica Lau & Johan Rooryck (LUCL, Leiden University)
A dynamic semantic approach to evidential parentheticals 

11:50 - 12:20
Ricardo Etxepare (IKER-CNRS)
Microsyntactic variation in the Basque hearsay evidential 

12:20 - 14:00

14:00 - 15:00
Invited Speaker: Ferdinand de Haan (Oracle)
Automatic disambiguation of modals and evidentials: A corpus- based investigation 

15:00 - 15:30
Mikyung Ahn & Foong Ha Yap (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies & Hong Kong Polytech University)
On the extended uses of evidential markers in Korean 

15:30 - 16:00
Anastasios Tsangalidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) 
Evidentiality and modality: Evidence from emerging evidentials in Greek 

16:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 17:00
Loes Koring (UiL-OTS, Utrecht University)
Evidentials as PPIs 

17:00 - 17:30
Larraitz Zubeldia (ILCLI and UCL)
'Omen', a non-modal evidential particle contributing to the truth-conditions of the utterance 

17:30 - 18:00
Anastasia Giannakidou & Alda Mari (University of Chicago & IJN, CNRS/ENS/EHESS)
An evidential analysis of Greek and Italian future morphemes 

Conference dinner 

***Saturday, June 16***

10:00 - 11:00
Invited Speaker: Rose-Marie Déchaine (UBC)
(De-)constructing evidentiality: What morphology, syntax & semantics reveal 

11:00 - 11:30 Bettina Zeisler (Universität Tübingen)
Evidentiality and inferentiality: Overlapping and contradictory functions of the so-called evidential markers 

11:30 - 11:45

11:45 - 12:15
Kristine Stenzel (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Genesis of an evidential category: Revelation from the 'noisy stream' 

12:15 - 12:45
Tyler Peterson (LUCL, Leiden University)
Evidentiality and the unprepared mind 

12:45 - 14:15

14:15 - 14:45
Claudius Klose (University of Potsdam)
(Non-) Evidentiality in Aymara 

14:45 - 15:15
Martina Faller (The University of Manchester)
Reportative evidentials and modal subordination 

Alternates and Posters:

Prabesh Kumar Bhandari & Bhabendra Bhandari
Xenial International Educational Foundation & Tribhuvan University
Evidentiality in Manipuri

Anna Bugaeva (Waseda University) 
Evidentials that come from nouns: A case of Ainu 

Thiago Chacon (University of Hawaii) 
Evidentiality in Kubeo 

Federica Da Milano (Università Milano-Bicocca) 
Evidentiality and deixis 

Diana Forker (University of Bamberg) 
Pushing an evidentiality system to its limits

Rose-Marie Déchaine (UBC)
Ferdinand de Haan (Oracle)
Daniel J. Hintz (SIL)
Matthias Schenner (ZAS Berlin)
Peggy Speas (UMass, Amherst)

Johan Rooryck (LUCL)
Tyler Peterson (LUCL)
Monica Lau (LUCL)
Willem Adelaar (LUCL) 


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