Prof. Dr. Gert Webelhuth: Publications and Talks

Publications

  • (2013): Rightward Movement in a Comparative Perspective. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: Benjamins. [Co-authored by Manfred Sailer and Heike Walker, eds.]
  • (2013): “Introduction by the editors”. In Gert Webelhuth, Manfred Sailer, Heike Walker, (Eds) Rightward Movement in a Comparative Perspective. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: Benjamins. 1-60.
  • (2012): “The Distribution of that-clauses in English: An SBCG Account”. In Hans C. Boas and Ivan A. Sag (Eds.): Sign-Based Construction Grammar. Stanford: CSLI Publications, 203-227.
  • (2011): “Motivating Non-canonicality in Construction Grammar: the Case of Locative Inversion.” Cognitive Linguistics 22(1), 81-105.
  • (2011): „Paradigmenwechsel rückwärts: die Renaissance der grammatischen Konstruktion.“ In Stefan Engelberg, Anke Holler und Kristel Proost (Hrsg.) Sprachliches Wissen zwischen Lexikon und Grammatik. (Jahrbuch 2010 des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache). Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 149-180.
  • (2011): Lexicalism, Periphrasis, and Implicative Morphology. In Robert D. Borsley and Kersti Börjars, (Eds.) Non-Transformational Syntax: Formal and Explicit Models of Grammar, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 325-358. [Co-authored by Farrell Ackerman and Gregory T. Stump]
  • (2007): Die Form und Funktion der englischen Inversionskonstruktion. Jahrbuch der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen 2006. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 286 – 295.
  • (2007): Complex Topic-Comment Structures in HPSG. In Müller, S. (ed): Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar. Stanford: CSLI, 306 - 322.
  • (2006): Southern American English Personal Datives: The Theoretical Significance of Dialectal Variation. American Speech, 81 (1), 31-55. [Co-authored by C. J. Dannenberg]
  • (2004): Constraining User Response via Multimodal Dialog Interface. International Journal of Speech Technology 7 (4), 251-258. [Co-authored by K. Baker, A. Mckenzie and A. Biermann]
  • (1999b): "A Lexical-Functional Analysis of Predicate Topicalization in German." American Journal of Germanic Linguistics and Literatures 11.1:1-65. [Co-authored by Farrell Ackerman (UCSD)]
  • (1999c): "The Treatment of Complex Predicates in Transformational and Non-transformational Theories of Syntax." To be published in Robert D. Borsley and Kersti Borjars (Eds.) Non-transformational Syntax: A Guide to Current Debate. Oxford, UK & Cambridge, USA: Blackwell. ] [Co-authored by Farrell Ackerman (UCSD)]
  • (1998b): "Causatives and the Nature of Argument Structure". In Erhard Hinrichs, Andreas Kathol, and Tsuneko Nakazawa (Eds.) Syntax and Semantics Vol. 30: Complex Predicates in Non-derivational Syntax. San Diego: Academic Press, 369-422.
  • (1997): "The Composition of (Dis)continuous Predicates: Lexical or Syntactic?" Acta Linguistic Hungarica 44 (3-4), 317-340. Akademiai Kiado, Budapest; Hungary. [Co-authored by Farrell Ackerman (UCSD)]
  • (1995b): "X-bar Theory and Case Theory." In Gert Webelhuth (Ed.)(1995) Government and Binding Theory and the Minimalist Program: Principles and Parameters in Syntactic Theory. Oxford, UK & Cambridge, USA: Blackwell, 15-95.
  • (1995c): "Introduction by the Editor." In Gert Webelhuth (Ed.) (1995) Government and Binding Theory and the Minimalist Program: Principles and Parameters in Syntactic Theory. Oxford, UK & Cambridge, USA: Blackwell, 1-14.
  • (1994a): "On the Universal and Language-Particular Components of the German Passive." In Proceedings of the Eastern States Conference on Linguistics. 1994. Ithaca: Cornell University, The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, 330-341.
  • (1994b): "German Idioms: An Empirical Approach." Studies in the Linguistic Sciences 24.2, 455-472. [Co-authored by Farrell Ackerman (UCSD)]
  • (1994c): "Idioms, Patterns, and Anthropocentricity." In Raul Aranovich et al. (Eds.) The Proceedings of the Thirteenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information, 400 - 415.
  • (1993): "Complex Predicates and Wordhood: Passive Constructions in German." In Papers from the 28th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society 1992: Volume 1, The Main Session. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society, 554-564. [Co-authored by Farrell Ackerman (UCSD)]
  • (1990a): "Stranding." In G. Grewendorf and W. Sternefeld (Eds.), Scrambling and Barriers. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 77-92. [Co-authored by Hans den Besten, University of Amsterdam]
  • (1990b): "Diagnostics for Structure." In G. Grewendorf and W. Sternefeld (Eds.), Scrambling and Barriers. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 41-75.
  • (1988): "A Universal Theory of Scrambling." In V. Rosen (Ed.), Papers From The Tenth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, University of Bergen, 284-298.
  • (1986): "Some Data On The Verb-Object Relation in German." In Linguistic Inquiry 17.4, 772-776.
  • (1985): "German is Configurational." In J. T. Faarlund (Ed.), Germanic Linguistics: Papers From A Symposium At The University Of Chicago. Distributed By Indiana University Linguistics Club, 171-193.
  • (1984/5): "German Is Configurational." In The Linguistic Review 4.3, 203-246.

 
Recent Talks

  • 2013. On Extraposition in German. Generative Grammatik des Südens. Frankfurt.
  • 2013. A Linearization Theory of German Extraposition. University of Wuppertal.
  • 2013. A Linearization Theory of German Extraposition. Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7.
  • 2013. Capturing Collocations and Idioms in Relative Clauses without Literal Reconstruction. Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7.
  • 2013. Barking up the wrong tree. Stanford University.
  • 2013. An empirical investigation into binding-theoretic reconstruction effects in restrictive relative clauses of German. With Sascha Bargmann, Christopher Götze, Thomas Weskott, and Anke Holler. Linguistic Evidence.

 
Summer School Courses

  • Gert Webelhuth, Manfred Sailer, and Sascha Bargmann (2013). The Linguistic Status of Idioms. Minerva Non-Compositionality Summer School. Jerusalem.
  • Radó, Janina and Gert Webelhuth (2013). Non-canonical constructions. European Summer School on Language, Logic, and Information 2013. Düsseldorf.