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Name: Gülşat  Aygen
Institution: Northern Illinois University
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State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Specialty: Clausal Syntax
Subject Language(s): Kazakh
Language Family(ies): Turkic
Eastern Turkic
Northern Turkic
Southern Turkic
Western Turkic
Selected Publications: Reduced vs, Full Reltive Clauses in Altaic languages

Genitive Subject Case licensing in Turkish, Tuvan, Kazakh

Mood and Epistemic Modality as a Nominative Case licensing feature

T-to-C and extractable subjects non-extractable objects in Turkish
Announced on LINGUIST :  Papers from the GSAS/Dudley House Workshop on Light Verbs
 Kurmanjî Kurdish
 Zazaki/Kirmanckî Kurdish
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics
Structure of Turkic Languages
Dialects of English
Morphological Theory
Linguistics theories of the 20th century
Structure of English
Intro to Morphology and Syntax (at gradute level)
Dissertation Director * of: Turkish Agrammatic Aphasia: Word order, time reference and case
(Tuba Yarbay Duman, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Finiteness, Case and Clausal Architecture
Reviewer of: Comparative Linguistics/Linguistic Theory: Miller (2002) (LL Issue 14.2489)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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