LINGUIST List 12.12

Mon Jan 8 2001

FYI: Summer/General Ling, Summer/Cognitive Science

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  1. LOT, Linguistics Summer School in Utrecht, the Netherlands
  2. Ann Bies, Undergrad Summer Workshop in Cognitive Science

Message 1: Linguistics Summer School in Utrecht, the Netherlands

Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2000 13:17:45 +0100
From: LOT <lotlet.uu.nl>
Subject: Linguistics Summer School in Utrecht, the Netherlands

>From 9-20 July 2001 the Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics (LOT) 
in cooperation with the North West Centre for Linguistics (NWCL) at the 
Universities of Bangor, Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester, Salford and 
UMIST & Edge Hill College, is organizing a

		LINGUISTICS SUMMER SCHOOL 
		 in UTRECHT, The Netherlands

TOPICS: 
The Summer School will offer about 24 courses in different linguistic
fields, ranging from Phonetics to Formal Semantics, from Psycholinguistics
to Typology.

TEACHERS (preliminary): 
Sergey Avrutin (Utrecht), Harald Baayen (MPI Nijmegen), 
Huub van den Bergh (Utrecht), Diane Blakemore (Salford), 
Paul Bennet (UMIST), Peter Cole (Delaware), 
Nigel Duffield (McGill/MPI Nijmegen), Sam Epstein (Michigan), 
Janet Fodor (CUNY), Anastasia Giannakidou (Groningen), 
Ken Hale (MIT), David Lightfoot (Maryland/Reading), 
Matsuo (MPI Nijmegen), Tony McEnery (Lancaster), 
David Poeppel (Maryland), Neil Smith (UCL), 
Andrew Spencer (Essex), Hans van de Velde (Bruxelles/Nijmegen), 
and others... 


REGISTRATION/LODGING
Registration fee is Dfl 400 per week. We expect to be able to offer student 
housing for Dfl 250-300 per week. Students/faculty who are residents of an 
Eastern European country can apply for a grant with LOT (LOTlet.uu.nl)

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
The school will have its own web-site which will be launched by the end of 
January. In the meantime, if you have questions, write/mail tot:

LOT, Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics 
Trans 10, NL-3512 JK Utrecht 
phone: + 31 30 2536006 / fax: + 31 30 2536000 
lotlet.uu.nl 

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 LOT

Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap 
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics 

 Trans 10 
 NL - 3512 JK Utrecht
 email: lotlet.uu.nl
 Phone: +31 30 253 6006
 Fax: +31 30 253 6000
http://wwwlot.let.uu.nl/scholen.html
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Message 2: Undergrad Summer Workshop in Cognitive Science

Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 17:05:31 EST
From: Ann Bies <bieslinc.cis.upenn.edu>
Subject: Undergrad Summer Workshop in Cognitive Science


 Fourth Annual Undergraduate Summer Workshop in 
 Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience

 University of Pennsylvania
 Institute for Research in Cognitive Science
 Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 June 4 to 22, 2001

 Please apply on-line at 
 http://www.ircs.upenn.edu/summer2001
 The deadline for receipt of applications is February 1, 2001


Each year, the cognitive science community at the University of
Pennsylvania brings together the best and brightest undergraduate
students from around the world to learn about the growing fields of
cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience.

The workshop is held on Penn's campus, at the Institute for Research in
Cognitive Science, site of the National Science Foundation's Science and
Technology Center for Research in Cognitive Science, with the cooperation of
the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.

As a workshop participant, you can:
 * Hear lectures from distinguished researchers in the fields of cognitive
 science and cognitive neuroscience
 * Participate in labs and lab tours involving some of the latest
 technologies and research methods
 * Present your own work through our Student Poster Session
 * Participate in panel discussions on the future of cognitive science
 and cognitive neuroscience

Labs and Tours:
 * Cognitive Neurology Stroke Lab
 * Event-Related Potential (ERP) Lab
 * Free-Head Eye Tracking Lab in Language Processing
 * Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Lab
 * Graphics, Animation, and Human Modeling Lab
 * Language Corpus Analysis Lab
 * Language Development Lab

Lecture Topics: 
 * Primate Communication
 * Real-Time Language Processing 
 * Language Development 
 * Learning, Memory and Attention
 * Working Memory and Executive Function
 * Human and Machine Vision
 * Computational Modeling of Language and Cognition
 * Logic and Computation
 * Statistical Natural Language Processing

Participating CCN and IRCS faculty include: 

 Ted Abel, Ben Backus, Norman Badler, Mark Jung Beeman, Anjan
	Chatterjee, Dorothy Cheney, Robin Clark, H. Branch Coslett, David
	Embick, Martha Farah, Lila Gleitman, Guila Glosser, Aravind Joshi,
	John Kounios, Mark Liberman, Mitch Marcus, Dimitris Metaxas, Martha
	Palmer, Ellen Prince, Maribel Romero, P. Thomas Schoenemann, Robert
	Seyfarth, Mark Steedman, Sharon Thompson-Schill, John Trueswell,
	Bonnie Webber, and Scott Weinstein.

Admitted participants will be provided with a travel stipend,
accommodations at the Penn dormitories and a food plan through the dining
services. There are no tuition costs for participants.

You should apply if:

 * you have a strong interest or curiosity about cognitive science
 and/or cognitive neuroscience, and

 * you are currently an enrolled undergraduate at any university or college.

*** Course experience with cognitive science and/or cognitive neuroscience
is desired, but not required. ***

To apply, please complete our on-line application form at 
http://www.ircs.upenn.edu/summer2001
Updates about this workshop will appear on this webpage as well.

Questions? Please see our website or send e-mail to
summer_workshopircs.upenn.edu

Mailing Address for Workshop Correspondence:
Institute for Research in Cognitive Science
Attn: Summer Workshop
Suite 400A, 3401 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228
USA

For more information about IRCS and CCN, visit our websites at 
http://www.ircs.upenn.edu and http://www.ccn.upenn.edu
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