JE "Evidentiality and its grammaticalization"

Le Samedi, 4. décembre 2021 -
9:00 - 18:00
Salle St Charles 2 Des Actes

Linguistics Workshop

Evidentiality and its grammaticalization

4 Dec. 2021 – St Charles Institute

Rue du Professeur Henri Serre 34080 – Montpellier (tram Albert 1er)

Salle Acte 9 (St Charles 2)


9-10am Nicolas Tournadre (Aix-Marseille University, IUF, Lacito) Relationship between sensory and inferential markers: Examples from some Tibetic languages (videoconference)

10-10.30am: Coffee break

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

12.30-2pm Lunch break (Les Vignes)

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 grammaticalization

4-4.30 Coffee break

4.30-5.30pm Björn Wiemer (Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz) On linguists’ pets and sacrifices: Why do evidentiality markers raise challenges to grammaticalization theory? (videoconference)


Organized by Eric Mélac (EMMA)

Dernière mise à jour : 24/11/2021