Constructions: Theoretical, Typological and Applied Perspectives

Workshop organized by Wojciech Lewandowski og Johan Pedersen, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies.

Everyone is very welcome. Participation is free of charge. You can sign up until the day before by emailing Wojciech Lewandowski.


09:30 – 10:00  Welcome and coffee

10:00 – 10:45  Towards a Multimodal Construction Grammar?
                          Javier Valenzuela (University of Murcia)

10:45 – 11:30  Constructions in context: The reactive what-x construction in English
                          Nele Pöldvere & Carita Paradis (Lund University)

11:30 – 11:45  Coffe break

11:45 – 12:30  Well, maybe you shouldn’t go around shaving poodles: Mapping uses of
                          the go around V-ing construction in American English
                          Kim Ebensgaard Jensen (University of Copenhagen)

12:30 – 13:15  A Construction Grammatical Model of German Modal Particles for Second
                          Language Teaching
                          Kerstin Fischer (University of Southern Denmark)

13:15 – 14:30  Lunch

14:30 – 15:15  Motion Constructions in Language and Beyond: Typology, SLA and
                          Wojciech Lewandowski (University of Copenhagen)

15:15 – 16:00  Spanish directed motion constructions: The role of learned
                          patterns and morphological aspect
                          Johan Pedersen (University of Copenhagen)

16:00 – 16:15  Coffee break

16:15 – 17:00  Placement event constructions in L1 and L2 Danish and Spanish
                          Part I: Verb usage
                          Teresa Cadierno (University of Southern Denmark)

17:00 – 17:45  Placement event constructions in L1 and L2 Danish and Spanish
                          Part II: Beyond verbs
                          Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano (University of Zaragoza)

19:00  Dinner