23.74, Calls: Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics/Canada

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Subject: 23.74, Calls: Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics/Canada

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Date: 03-Jan-2012
From: Ana Arregui [aarregui at uottawa.ca]
Subject: Modality Workshop @OttawaU


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Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 14:05:45
From: Ana Arregui [aarregui at uottawa.ca]
Subject: Modality Workshop @OttawaU

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Full Title: Modality Workshop @OttawaU 

Date: 20-Apr-2012 - 21-Apr-2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 
Contact Person: Ana Arregui
Meeting Email: modality at uottawa.ca
Web Site: http://modalityatottawau.blogspot.com/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax 

Call Deadline: 30-Jan-2012 

Meeting Description:

Modality Workshop @OttawaU

The aim of the workshop is to bring together exciting contemporary research on linguistic issues surrounding modality. Modality, traditionally a central topic in semantics, has undergone a recent revival in the literature. There is much current interest in modal topics, ranging from questions with philosophical flavors, such as ontology and logic, to questions addressing syntax, morphology, and the structural issues associated with modal interpretations, links to tense and aspect, new insights arising from data from little-studied languages, typological questions, links to discourse and pragmatics, and the role of subjectivity in the evaluation of modal expressions. The aim of this workshop is to bring together exciting research representative of current interests in modality, both in traditional as well as recent areas of study. 

Invited Speakers:

Sabine Iatridou (MIT)
Angelika Kratzer (UMass)
Lisa Matthewson (UBC)	

Location: Linguistics Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Organizing Committee: Ana Arregui, María Luisa Rivero, Andrés Salanova
Contact email: modality at uottawa.ca
Workshop website: http://modalityatottawau.blogspot.com/ 

Call for Papers: 

We invite the submission of abstracts in a wide range of topics, including the ones listed above. We hope the workshop will provide a showcase for new work in the field, and help paint a picture of future developments. Publication options will be pursued if there is interest amongst authors. 

Talks will be 30 minutes long, with 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts should be at most two pages (including bibliography), font size 12, with one inch margins. Abstracts should be sent by email in pdf format to modality at uottawa.ca. Please use 'abstract submission' as subject heading. The deadline for submissions has been extended to January 30. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by February 10. 

Abstract deadline: January 30, 2012 
Email for abstract submissions: modality at uottawa.ca 
Notification of acceptance: February 10, 2012 
Workshop dates: April 20-21, 2012





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