[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] Workshop on 'evidentiality and its grammaticalization' (Dec. 4th)

Eric Melac eric.melac at univ-montp3.fr
Mon Nov 29 15:56:52 UTC 2021

--Apologies for cross-posting-- 

Dear Colleagues, 

For those of you
who are interested in evidentiality and grammaticalization, you are
welcome to join the on-site/online workshop "Evidentiality and its
grammaticalization" on December 4th.  

To receive the Zoom link for the
event, please send an email to eric.melac at univ-montp3.fr  

(Paris Local time): 

8.45am Introduction 

(Aix-Marseille, IUF, Lacito) _Relationship between sensory and
inferential markers: Examples from some Tibetic languages_ 

10.30-11.30am JAN NUYTS (University of Antwerp) _On the link between
grammaticalization and subjectification: The case of the Dutch modals_ 

11.30-12.30pm DEBRA ZIEGELER (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3,
EMMA) _On the co-optation of _according to_ as an evidential in English_

2-3pm ERIC MÉLAC (Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3, EMMA)
_Evidentiality as a universal grammaticalization catalyst: An assessment
of obligatorification, backgrounding, and optimization_ 

3-4pm KASPER
BOYE (University of Copenhagen) _Evidentiality, discourse prominence and

4.30-5.30pm BJÖRN WIEMER (Johannes
Gutenberg-University Mainz) _On linguists' pets and sacrifices: Why do
evidentiality markers raise challenges to grammaticalization theory?_

 Best wishes, 

Eric Mélac 

Associate professor
(Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3) 

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