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FYI: Special MiniCourse in Celtic Linguistics
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Special MiniCourse in Celtic Linguistics
Message 1: Special MiniCourse in Celtic Linguistics
From: Andrew Carnie <carnielinguistlist.org>
Subject: Special MiniCourse in Celtic Linguistics
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Mini-Course in Formal Approaches to Celtic Linguistics. (LING484/584)
March 23-29th, 2009
University of Arizona,
Tucson AZ, 85721 USA.
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona is pleased to
announce the one-time offering of a special mini-course in Formal
Approaches to Celtic Linguistics, sponsored by the National Science
Foundation (Grant: BCS0819117). This course is designed to jump start the
research of a new generation of experts in Celtic linguistics. Both
graduate and undergraduate students are invited to attend. The course is
available for university credit. A small number of tuition scholarships are
available (see details below). The course is open to students worldwide.
The mini course will precede the NSF funded Formal Approaches to Celtic
Linguistics Conference (http://dingo.sbs.arizona.edu/~gaelic/FACL/ ). Part
of the mini-course includes attendance at the conference.
The instructors for the mini-course are:
Andrew Carnie (Arizona), James McCloskey (UCSC), SJ Hannahs (Newcastle),
Maggie Tallerman (Newcastle) and Michael Hammond (Arizona)
A preliminary schedule and syllabus for the class can be found at:
A limited number of tuition & fees scholarships provided by the National
Science Foundation are available for non-University of Arizona students to
attend the mini-course. The value of this scholarship is $372.50 for
undergraduates and $412.50 for (post)-graduate students. Depending upon the
number of applicants for these scholarships a small amount of money to
offset travel expenses may also be provided to scholarship awardees.
To apply for the tuition and fee scholarship, send the following material
1) a 1-2 page letter describing your educational background, your interest
in Celtic linguistics, and your educational goals.
2) OPTIONAL: A resume or CV and/or a copy of a paper on some aspect of
linguistics. (this is optional).
3) Applicants should also arrange for 1 letter of recommendation from a
professor at your institution to be sent directly to the email address
above by the professor.
Applications for Tuition Scholarships must be received no later than
February 1, 2009! Notification of awards of the Scholarships will be made
no later than February 14th, 2009.
Available for Credit:
Credit for students who are enrolled at other universities is provided
through the University of Arizona Outreach College. Non-University of
Arizona students must apply to UA as "Non-degree seeking students" in order
to register for the class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee to apply.
Student intending to take the mini-course for credit (or even just think
about it) should apply as soon as they possibly can, as the wheels of
bureaucracy can move slowly. Information on applying for "non-degree
seeking" status, as well as information on registration in the Outreach
College can be found at:
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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