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LINGUIST List 23.2250

Thu May 10 2012

Confs: Cognitive Science, General Ling/Russia

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Date: 10-May-2012
From: John Frederick Bailyn <jbailynnotes.cc.sunysb.edu>
Subject: 10th NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Cognitive and Cultural Studies
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10th NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Cognitive and Cultural Studies
Short Title: NYI 10

Date: 09-Jul-2012 - 27-Jul-2012
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Contact: John Frederick Bailyn
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.nyi.spb.ru/genInfo/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

NYI is an interdisciplinary institute held every July in St. Petersburg, Russia, open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in comparative and formal approaches to linguistics, psychology as well as a range of topics in cultural and comparative studies.

The following linguistics and psychology faculty will offer 3-week seminars this July in St. Petersburg:

John F. Bailyn (Stony Brook) Language, Music and the Mind
Thomas G. Bever (University of Arizona) Language Universals
Rajesh Bhatt (UMass, Amherst) Syntactic Theory: An advanced introduction
Roumyana Pancheva (USC) Syntax/Semantics of Comparatives
James Hurford (University of Edinburgh) Origins and Evolution of Language
Sabine Iatridou (MIT) How to Construct a Theory (Advanced!)
Jaye Padgett (UCal, Santa Cruz) Perception and Phonology
Irina Sekerina (CUNY) Topics in Cognitive Psychology
Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University) Introduction to Tense and Aspect

Additionally, students may select seminars in Cultural Studies from the following faculty:

Robert Crease (Stony Brook) The Quantum Moment: Quantum physics in everyday life
Robyn Stein DeLuca (Stony Brook) The From Eve to Khadija: Images of women in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Polly Gannon (St. Petersburg State and Stony Brook University) Straight-up Beauty
Heidi Hutner (Stony Brook) The Eco-feminism: Environmental literature and film
Konstantine Klioutchkine (Pomona College) Media Studies: A theoretical introduction
Gary Marker (Stony Brook) The Heroic National Narratives (in Europe, Russia, and the US) and their Deconstruction
Scott Stull (SUNY, Cortland) Houses of Culture: The built environment as embodiment of cultural meaning

All courses in English

Visa support and accommodations available for out of town students (see website for details)

Applications available at the website: http://www.nyi.spb.ru/application

NYI is a joint project of St. Petersburg State and Stony Brook Universities.

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