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Thursday, 15 December 2011   Friday, 16 December 2011
9:00-9:30 Registration    
9:30-9:45 Welcome    
9:45-10:45 Invited talk: Louise McNally (UPF)
Distributional modifiers
10:45-11:25 Berit Gehrke (UPF)
Event-related modification with adjectival passives

Invited talk: Christopher Potts (Stanford)
Veridicality and (parenthetical) attitude predications

11:25-11:50  Coffee break 11:00-11:40  Lidia Bogatyreva (UAB)
Weak case modifiers: Russian instrumental nominals as a counterpart of bare nominals in Romance
11:50-12:30 Thomas Ernst (UMass, Amherst & Dartmouth College)
Modification of state predicates
11:40-12:10  Coffee break
12:30-13:10 M. Teresa Espinal & Ía Navarro (UAB & Sonora)
Fake arguments: Nouns and clitics as event modifiers
12:10-12:50 Ai Matsui (Michigan State)
Transforming Manner Adverbs into Subject-Oriented Adverbs: An Evidence from Japanese
13:10-13.50 Mike Oliver (Johns Hopkins)
Interpretation as Optimization: Constitutive Material Adjectives
12:50-13:30 Jens Fleischhauer (Düsseldorf)
Modification vs. Quantification: Evidence for the distinction based on verb gradation
13:50-15:30  Lunch 13:30-15:00  Lunch
15:30-16:10 Andreea C. Nicolae & Greg Scontras (Harvard)
Saturating Syntax: Linkers and Modification in Tagalog

Andrea Beltrama & M. Ryan Bochnak (UChicago)
Intensification without degrees cross-linguistically

16:10-16:40  Coffee break 15:40-16:20 Sveta Krasikova & Lucas Champollion (Konstanz & Tübingen)
Two "many" modifiers
16:40-17:20  Fabienne Martin (Stuttgart)
Decomposing (non)restrictivity. Evaluative modifiers in post-head positions
16:20-17:00 Coffee break
17:20-18:00 Carla Umbach (Osnabrück)
Modification by similarity - the meaning of the German demonstrative so
17:00-18:00 Invited talk: Marcin Morzycki (Michigan State)
Degrees and state kinds
20:00 Dinner
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Boban Arsenijevic (UPF)
Aspectual concord and aspectual relativisation: verb prefixation in Serbo-Croatian