The organizers welcome contributions, based on spoken data in various languages, on the following topics:

  • the role of sources of knowledge in epistemic stance taking, action formation and action ascription;
  • sequentially organized practices relating utterances to sources that are present in situ or referred to in the surrounding cotext;
  • the evidential dimension of argumentative actions in talk-in-interaction;
  • form and function of evidential markers/constructions in spoken language studied in their sequential environment.

The talks will last 20-25 minutes and will be followed by 5-10 minutes of discussion. Contributors are invited to present an abstract in English or Italian of no more than 500 words (references included) in line with one of the topics indicated above. It must clearly state the research question, include a brief description of the theoretical framework and of the methods used and highlight the originality of the proposal. The abstract must be anonymous: neither the text, nor the list of references must contain information about the author. Each participant can be primary author of only one contribution.

The submission phase opened on April 15th, 2021, and closed on July 10th, 2021.

Call for Papers (PDF)