Gabrielle Aguila-Multner


Status : PhD student

Address :

LLF, CNRS – UMR 7110
Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7
Case 7031 – 5, rue Thomas Mann,
75205 Paris cedex 13

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General presentation

My thesis concerns a number of morphosyntactic phenomena of French grammar, most particularly complex predicates, clitic climbing and verbal periphrasis. It is formulated in the framework of Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar.


  • 2018-2020 : Morphology (TA) for Master's students (49ME01LF)
  • 2019 : Formal language theory (TA) for Master's students; Syntax (TA) for undergraduates


Title : The morphosyntax of French complex predicates: clitic climbing and periphrasis

Supervision :
  Berthold Crysmann

Inscription : 2018 à Paris Diderot


  • Aguila-Multner, G. & Crysmann, B. 2018. Feature Resolution by Lists: The Case of French Coordination. In International Conference on Formal Grammar (pp. 1-15). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
  • Aguila-Multner, G. & Crysmann, B. 2020. French clitic climbing as periphrasis. Lingvisticæ Investigationes 43(1). 23–61.

  • Aguila-Multner, G. & Crysmann, B. 2021. An inside-out approach to French causatives. In Stefan Müller & Anke Holler (eds.), Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, 5–25. Stanford: CSLI Publications. stefan/Editing-New/HPSG/2020/.

  • Aguila-Multner, G. & Crysmann, B. (accepted, under revision). French missing object constructions.