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FYI: Correction: Summer Course, Speech Annotation


Author: Pablo Albizu

FYI Body: A few days ago, I posted an announcement (10.525, FYI: Summer
Course/Syntax & Semantics) with an important typo which I would like
to correct now. The actual course code for the summer course
"Linguistic Universals" is C3, and not B1. Such a correction is
crucial in order to ensure that students register in the righ
course. Corrected registration forms follow. My apologies.

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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:

C3 Summer Course
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya
Avda de la Libertad, 36
20005 San Sebastian
Account number: 0182-5709-0010010034


Please return registration forms to:

C3 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...........


OBSERVATIONS:...............................................................
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ADVANCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Special Issue of Speech Communication
on Speech Annotation and Corpus Tools

http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/annotation/specom.html



In recent years there has been an explosion of activity in the area of
annotated linguistic databases. A wide variety of formats and tools
have been developed; for an extensive set of web pointers, see
[ http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/annotation ]. Hundreds of annotated speech
corpora have been published, and such corpora are finding uses in a
rapidly expanding set of disciplines.

In the majority of cases, annotated corpora and associated software
have been created without reference to other efforts in the area,
leading to a proliferation of incompatible tools and formats despite
the common conceptual core. There is a clear need for the
dissemination of existing work and open discussion of the issues i
raises, ultimately leading to consensus about formats and the creation
of general purpose tools.

Speech Communication [ http://www.elsevier.com/locate/specom ] will
sponsor a special issue on speech annotation and tools for developing
and interrogating speech corpora, to be edited by Steven Bird and
Jonathan Harrington. Information about deadlines will be circulated
once it is available. In the meantime, please visit the page for the
special issue:

http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/annotation/specom.html

Please bookmark this page and/or sign up for the mailing list to be
sure of receiving subsequent announcements.

Steven & Jonathan.

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Dr Jonathan Harrington
Director, Speech Hearing and Language Research Centre,
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
Tel: +61 2 9850 8740 Fax: +61 2 9850 9199
jmh@srsuna.shlrc.mq.edu.au
http://www.ling.mq.edu.au/dbase/person.phtml?oid=19084

Dr Steven Bird
Assoc Director, LDC; Adj Assoc Prof, CIS & Linguistics
Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania
3615 Market St, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2608
Tel: +1 215 573-3352 Fax: +1 215 573-2175
Steven.Bird@ldc.upenn.edu
http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/sb


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