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Name: Sten  Vikner
Institution: Aarhus University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.hum.au.dk/engelsk/engsv/
State and/or Country: Denmark   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Danish
Yiddish, Eastern
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Optimality-Theoretic Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Optimality-Theoretic Syntax
 Optimality-Theoretic Syntax
Dissertation Director * of: Towards an Optimal Theory of Reflexivization
(Silke Fischer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Oblique Subjects and Stylistic Fronting in the History of Scandinavian and English: The role of IP-Spec
(Gunnar Hrafnbjargarson, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Note from the Editors
Note from the Editors
Note from the Editors
Note from the Editors
Object Shift and remnant VP-topicalisation: Danish and Swedish verb particles and ‘let’-causatives

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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