Date: October 30th, 2009
Location: Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Room 0.06
Time: 10.00 - 18.00

You are cordially invited to this mini-workshop on vague and gradable expressions. The meeting is meant to kick-start the VIDI project Degrees under Discussion.


09.30-10.00 Coffee/Tea

10.00-10.40 Yoad Winter (Utrecht)
                         "What Neutralizes the Positive?"
10.40-11.20 Naomi Kamoen (Utrecht)
                         "Absolutely Relative or Relatively Absolute? The Linguistic Behavior of Gradable Adjectives and Degree Modifiers."

11.20-11.40 Coffee break

11.40-12.20 Raquel Fernández Rovira (Amsterdam)
                        "Relative Gradable Properties and Incrementality"
12.20-13.00 Rick Nouwen (Utrecht)
                        "Degree modifiers and Monotonicity"

13.00-14.30 Lunch break

14.30-15.10 Anna Chernilovskaya (Utrecht)
                        "Exclamatives have a question semantics!"
15.10-15.50 Camelia Constantinescu, Jenny Doetjes & Kaca Souckova (Leiden)
                        "Degrees, or no degrees"

15.50-16.20 Coffee break

16.20-17.00 Galit Sassoon (Amsterdam)