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LINGUIST List 22.1315

Sun Mar 20 2011

Confs: Ling & Literature/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>


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        1.     Isabelle van der Bom , PALA Summer School

Message 1: PALA Summer School
Date: 18-Mar-2011
From: Isabelle van der Bom <i.vanderbomsheffield.ac.uk>
Subject: PALA Summer School
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PALA Summer School

Date: 15-Aug-2011 - 19-Aug-2011
Location: Middelburg, Netherlands
Contact: Michael Burke
Contact Email: m.burkeroac.nl
Meeting URL:
http://www.pala.ac.uk/documents/PalaSummerSchool2011.pdf

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

Meeting Description:

The Middelburg School of Rhetoric, the first annual PALA Student Summer
School, will take place from the 15th to the 19th August 2011 at the
Roosevelt Academy in Middelburg, the Netherlands.

The themes for this year's event will be: Narrative, Stylistics and Emotion.

Guest lecturers will include:
- Professor Paul Simpson (Queen's University, Belfast),
- Professor Michael Toolan (University of Birmingham)
- Emeritus Professor Peter Verdonk (University of Amsterdam).

The event is organised by the Chair of PALA, Dr. Michael Burke (Roosevelt
Academy). Full details can be found on the website of the Poetics and
Linguistics Association (PALA).

If you would like to participate please download and follow the instructions
given on the flyer:
http://www.pala.ac.uk/documents/PalaSummerSchool2011.pdf.

Please note that only 25 places are available and these will be allocated on
a 'first paid, first served' basis. The fees for the summer school have been
limited this year to just 300 Euros per person.





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The LINGUIST List is under the umbrella of Eastern Michigan University and as 
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your financial advisor.

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