The Department of French and Italian


CHRONOS is a series of biannual conferences devoted to current research on the morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of markers of tense, aspect, mood, and modality. The conferences welcome presentations from scholars who approach linguistic research from different perspectives and embrace different theoretical frameworks. The current meeting will include a parasession in Romance languages.

Plenary Speakers: Piermarco Bertinetto, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

Thu, October 2, 2008

Important Dates Call for papers to appear: December 1, 2007 Deadline for Abstract Submission: March 1, 2008 Abstract Acceptance Notification: May 1, 2008 Program Announcement: September 1, 2008 Deadline for Early Registration: September 15, 2008 Conference Dates: October 2-5, 2008

Links to papers

On modal tenses and tensed modals Brenda Laca

The distribution of hodiernality distinctions in the world's languages Östen Dahl

Sponsored by: The University of Texas Departments: Linguistics, French and Italian

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