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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Marcel  den Dikken
Institution: City University of New York
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Heads: The Linguistic Review 8/2-4
 Clitic Phenomena in European Languages
 Linguistics in the Netherlands 1996
 Linguistics in the Netherlands 1995
 The Structure of the Noun Phrase in Rotuman
 Teun Hoekstra: Arguments and Structure
 The Function of Function Words and Functional Categories
 Relators and Linkers
 Approaches to Hungarian
 Syntax of Dutch
 The Cambridge Handbook of Generative Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Relators and Linkers
 Clitic Phenomena in European Languages
 Teun Hoekstra: Arguments and Structure
 The Function of Function Words and Functional Categories
Dissertation Director * of: Topics in German Negation
(Martin Kappus, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: On Non-Simultaneous Phases
(Franc Marušič, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Non-verbal Causation: The causative apomorphy of 'from' in Greek and Germanic languages
(Alexandra Ioannidou, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Japanese -TE IRU and -TE ARU: The aspectual implications of the stage-level and individual-level distinction
(Mamori Sugita, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Deriving Word Order in Code-Switching: Feature inheritance and word order
(Ji Young Shim, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A VP-internal/Resultative Analysis of 4 "VP-External" Uses of Slavic Verbal Prefixes
(Rok Žaucer, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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