Gregory Ward

  • 388 Citations
1983 …2019
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Research Interests

Discourse/pragmatics, with specific interests in pragmatic theory, information structure, intonational meaning, and reference/anaphora.

Education/Academic qualification

Linguistics, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1985

Linguistics and Comparative Literature, BA, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1978

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Grants 2003 2007

Research Output 1983 2019

A taxonomy of uses of demonstratives

Doran, R. & Ward, G., 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Reference. Gundel, J. & Abbott, B. (eds.). Oxford Universtity Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Distal Demonstratives Licensed by Culturally-Familiar Scenarios

Doran, R. & Ward, G., 2017, Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America. Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coffee

Pragmatics and Information Structure

Ward, G. L., Birner, B. J. & Kaiser, E., 2017, The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics. Huang, Y. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Information Structure
Givenness
Newness
Language Comprehension
Psycholinguistics

Semantic/pragmatic factors affecting the salience of transfer verb arguments

Salomon, M. M. & Ward, G., 2017, Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America. Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

sentences
semantics
priming
linguistics
occupation

An Empirical Investigation of Typicality and Uniqueness Effects on Article Choice in Attributive-Possession NPs

Ward, G., Ahern, C. & Hayden, T., 2016, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. p. 472-487 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution