HPSG 2007
Workshop on
Constructions and Grammatical Theory

21 July 2007

Building 420, room 041

This workshop, organized by Ivan Sag and Gert Webelhuth, will address the role of constructions in grammatical theory.


9:15- 9:30 Gert Webelhuth (U Goettingen)
Opening Remarks
9:30-10:30 Adele Goldberg (Princeton U)
Invited Talk: Argument Structure: Lexical or Phrasal?
10:30-11:00 Elaine Francis (Purdue University)
The role of default constructions in the processing of mismatch: the case of possessive free relatives
11:15-11:45 Fabiola Henri and Anne Abeillé (LLF University of Denis Diderot-Paris 7)
The syntax of copular constructions in Mauritian
11:45-12:45 Ivan A. Sag (Stanford U)
Invited Talk: Locality in Sign-Based Construction Grammar
12:45Lunch Break
14:15-14:45 Jong-Bok Kim (Kyun-Hee U) and Peter Sells (Stanford U)
Two Types of Multiple Nominative Construction: A Constructional Approach
14:45-15:15 Frank Van Eynde (KU Leuven)
Subregular prenominal constructions
15:15-16:15 Stefan Müller (U Bremen)
Invited Talk: Phrasal or Lexical Constructions: Some Comments on Possible Suggestions


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