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Modality and Evaluation 
Anastasia Giannakidou and Alda Mari

Background readings on nonveridicality

Giannakidou, A. 1994. The semantic licensing of NPIs and the Modern Greek subjunctive. In Ale de Boer, Helen de Hoop, and Rita Landeweerd, editors. Language and Cognition 4, Yearbook of the Research Group for Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics 4, Groningen: University of Groningen. p. 55–68.
Giannakidou, A. 1998. Polarity Sensitivity as (Non)veridical Dependency.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins..
Giannakidou, A. 2013. Inquisitive assertions and nonveridicality. In: Maria Aloni, Michael Franke, F. Roelofsen, editors.  The Dynamic, Inquisitive, and Visionary life of φ, ?φ and possibly φ – A Festschrift for Jeroen Groenendijk, Martin Stokhof and Frank Veltman, University of Amsterdam,  p. 115–126.

Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2015/to appear). Biased modality and epistemic weakness with the future and MUST: non- veridicality, partial knowledge. Tense, mood and modality, new answers to old questions. Chicago UNiversity Press. 
Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2015a). Predicting the future in Greek and Ialian: objective and subjective dimensions.  
Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2015b). Mixed nonveridicality and mood choice: starting with emotive factives. 
Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (to appear-cls). Mixed nonveridicality: emotive factives. CLS proceedings. 




Condoravdi, C. (2002). Temporal interpretation of modals: modals for the present and for the past. In The Construction of Meaning, eds D. Beaver, Luis D. Cassillas Maritinez, Brady Z. Clark, S. Kaufmann.
Giannakidou, A. (2012). The Greek future and modal concord. In Selected Papers from 10th International Conference on Greek Linguisticsp.  46–61. Democritus University of Thrace.
Giannakidou, A. (2014).  The futurity of the present and the modality of the future: a commentary on Broekhuis and Verkuyl. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 32: p. 1011–1032.

Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2012). The future of Greek and Italian: an epistemc analysis. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung, pp. 255-270. 
Kratzer, A. (1991). Modality. In Semantics: An International Handbook of Contemporary Research, ed. By A. von Stechow & D. Wunderlich, 639-650. Berlin: de Gruyter. 
Mari, A. (2009). Disambiguating the Italian future. Generative Lexicon, pp. 209-2016. 

Mari, A. (2014). Each Other, asymmetry and reasonable futures. Journal of Semantics 31.2: 209-261. 

Matthewson, L. Rullmann, H., and Davis, H. 2007. Evidentials as Epistemic Modals: Evi- dence from St’at’imcets. The linguistic Variation Yearbook 7.

Portner, P. (2009). Modality. ch. 3

 LECTURE 3 Actuality entailments, trivialization and nonveridicality/nonhomogeneity presupposition.

Background readings (will be discussed during the lecture). 
Baglini, R. and Francez, I. (to appear). The implications of managing. Journal of Semantics.
Giannakidou, A. and Staraki, E. (2012). Rethinking ability: ability as modality and ability as action. In Mari, A. et al. Genericity. Oxford: OUP. 
Hacquard, V. (2006). Aspects of Modality. PhD thesis, Cambridge, MA: MIT.
Hacquard, V. (2009). On the interaction of aspect and modal auxiliaries. Linguistics and Philosophy 32: 279-315.
Homer, V. (2010). French modals and perfective: a case of aspectual coercion. In Proceedings of WCCFL 28, pp. 106-114.
Kratzer, A. (1991). Modality. In Semantics: An International Handbook of Contemporary Research, ed. By A. von Stechow & D. Wunderlich, 639-650. Berlin: de Gruyter.
Mari, A. (2015b). Modalités et Temps. Des modèles aux données. Peter Lang Ag. 
Mari, A. et Martin, F. (2007). Tense, abilities and actuality entailment. In Aloni, M., Dekker, P., et Roelofsen, F., (eds.), Proceedings of the XVI Amsterdam Colloquium, ITLI, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, pp.151-156.
Matthewson, L. (2012). On the (non)-future orientation of modals. In Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 16, pp. 431-446.
Tonhauser, J., Beaver, D., Roberts, C. and Simons, M. (2013). Toward a taxonomy of projective content. Language 89(1): 66-109.

LECTURE 4 On Subjunctive.

Giannakidou, A. 2009. The dependency of the subjunctive revisited: temporal semantics and polarity. Lingua 120, p. 1883–1908.
Giannakidou A 2015. Evaluative subjunctive and nonveridicality. In the Blaszack et al. volume, U of Chicago Press. 

LECTURE 5 Towards a new theory for mood choice

Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2015b). Mixed nonveridicality and mood choice: starting with emotive factives.  A much longer paper where emitive factives are just a starting point. 


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