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FYI: Summer Course in 'Linguistic Universals'


Author: Pablo Albizu

FYI Body: The Basque Center for Language Research (LEHIA)
and
The Summer Courses of the University of the Basque Country



SEMANTICS AND SYNTAX SUMMER COURSE IN SAN SEBASTIAN (SPAIN)

"Linguistic Universals", July 5-8


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July 5th-8th


"LINGUISTIC UNIVERSALS"

Pablo Albizu and Ricardo Etxepare(UPV-EHU / LEHIA)
Directors


****All the talks will be in English with automatic translation to
Spanish****


"The syntax and semantics of differential scope behavior"
Anna Szabolcsi (New York University)

"Conservativity: a putative universal"
Elena Herburger (Georgetown University)

"Determiners and Situation Time"
Hamida Demirdache (University of Nantes)

"Towards a theory on word-order and pronouns in the Romance languages"
Francisco Ordoez (University of Illinois, Urbana)

"Possession Extensions"
Juan Uriagereka (University of Maryland/LEHIA)

"Questions of constituent structure"
Richard S. Kayne (New York University)

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"Language and thought: a debate on the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis"
Hamida Demirdache and Juan Uriagereka


+++++++++ DEADLINE FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS: APRIL 15th.+++++++++

Summer Courses of the Univ. of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) at San Sebastian

Administration:
1.042 Posta-kutxatila
20080 DONOSTIA- SAN SEBASTIAN, GIPUZKOA (Spain)
Tel: +34 43 -21 95 11
Fax: +34 43 - 21 95 98
E-mail: suocvupv@su.ehu.es


!!!!!!REGISTRATION FORM FOR THIS COURSE FOLLOWS!!!!!!!



REGISTRATION FORM FOR SUMMER COURSE "LINGUISTIC UNIVERSALS" (JULY 5-8, 1999)

LAST NAME: ...................................... FIRST
NAME:...............................
POSITION:...................................................................
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AFFILIATION:................................................................
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ADDRESS:....................................................................
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CITY:..............................................COUNTRY:.................
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PHONE: ...................... .... FAX: .............................
E-mail: ................................

REGISTRATION FEE

Early registration (until May 31): 11,600 ptas.
Late registration (from June 1): 13,920 ptas.


ACCOMMODATION

You can reserve accommodation through the UPV-EHU Summer Courses in HALL OF
RESIDENCE (University dorm) or HOTEL: (Rates are just orientative)

HALL OF RESIDENCE SINGLE DOUBLE VAT

4,500 Ptas. 6,000 Ptas.
+7%

HOTEL SINGLE DOUBLE
VAT

Hotel CODINA 7,500 Ptas. 8,500 Ptas.
+7%
Hotel SAN SEBASTIAN 9,500 Ptas. 10,500 Ptas. +7%
Hotel COSTA VASCA 10,000 Ptas. 11,000 Ptas. +7%
Hotel ARANZAZU 9,200 Ptas. 10,000 Ptas. +7%
Hotel ORLY 7,000 Ptas. 10,000 Ptas.
+7%


If you wish to reserve accommodation through the UPV-EHU Summer Courses,
please fill in the following form:

Type of accommodation (HALL OF RESIDENCE or HOTEL?): .

If you chose HOTEL: 1st choice: Hotel ..
2nd choice: Hotel .

Room: (SINGLE or DOUBLE?): .


Arrival date: .................. Departure date: .......................

Number of nights: ................


An accommodation deposit of 10,000 ptas. per room may be required.

PAYMENT

Please fill in the table below to compute total payments due:

Registration Fee .................

Accommodation Deposit 10,000 ptas/room (if required) .................

TOTAL .................


Please charge my credit card:

American Express
Visa
Eurocard/MasterCard

Card Number:_______ _______ _______ ______ Expiration date:___________


I would like to pay by foreign currency draft or bank remittance. In tha
case make your payment to the following address:

B1 Summer Course
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya
Avda de la Libertad, 36
20005 San Sebastian
Account number: 0182-5709-0010010034


Please return registration forms to:

B1 Summer Course
Cursos de Verano/Udako Ikastaroak
Apdo 1042
20080 San Sebastian



Date and signature

Date..............................................
Signature:................................................

For further information about this course, please contact course directors.
Web page for the UPV-EHU summer courses:
http://www.sc.ehu.es/scrwwwsu/cv.htm
Web page for information about San Sebastian: http://www.donsnsn.es

APPLICATION FORM FOR GRANTS (DEADLINE 15 APRIL 1999)
SUMMER COURSE "LINGUISTIC UNIVERSALS" (JULY 5-8)


A limited number of grants is available. Participants who obtain a gran
will have to pay 50% of the course registration or/and accommodation.


LAST NAME ....................................... FIRST
NAME........................................
POSITION....................................................................
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INSTITUTION:................................................................
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ADDRESS:....................................................................
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CITY:................................................COUNTRY:...............
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PHONE:............................ FAX:.............................
E-mail:................................

PLEASE FILL IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES BY SAYING 'YES' OR 'NO':

I WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR A GRANT FOR REGISTRATION.............

I WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR A GRANT FOR ACCOMMODATION.........

I WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR A GRANT FOR REGISTRATION AND
ACCOMMODATION...........


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