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LINGUIST List 23.2260

Thu May 10 2012

Confs: Linguistic Theories, Text/Corpus Ling, General Ling/Norway

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Date: 10-May-2012
From: Gisle Andersen <gisle.andersennhh.no>
Subject: Svolvær Summer School in Linguistic Theory and Methods
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Svolvær Summer School in Linguistic Theory and Methods
Short Title: SSSLT

Date: 12-Aug-2012 - 17-Aug-2012
Location: Svolvær, Norway
Contact: Klara Sjo
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.nhh.no/Default.aspx?ID=45900

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The National Research School in Linguistics and Philology invites you to participate in their first summer school in linguistic theory and methods. The Summer School will take place in the magnificent surroundings of Svolvær in Lofoten in the North of Norway, between 12th and 17th of August (week 33).

The PhD school aims to give national and international PhD candidates the skills and competence needed for advanced research in linguistics and language studies. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on work this summer school will provide competence in adequate research design, including data collection, corpus building, qualitative and quantitative methods, statistics, research ethics and other relevant topics.

Application deadline: May 31st

(There must be a minimum of 10 participants in order for the conference to take place, so please do not book flight tickets before you have received a confirmation for attending the conference)

For further details on the Summer school and how to sign up, see the Summer School webpage: http://www.nhh.no/Default.aspx?ID=45900

Speakers and themes
Peter Culicover - Professor of Linguistics, Ohio State University.
Contemporary grammatical theories

Michael Oakes - Senior Lecturer in Computing, University of Sunderland, UK and Senior Researcher, Uni Digital, Bergen, Norway
Some popular statistical tests used by linguists

Svenja Adolphs - Professor of English Language and Linguistics, University of Nottingham, UK
Data collection and corpus development

Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen - Professor of French Language and Linguistics, University of Manchester, UK
Qualitative approaches to spoken data

Koenraad De Smedt - Professor of linguistics, University of Bergen, Norway
Practical tools for handling language research data and writing

Professor Kristian Emil Kristoffersen - University of Oslo, Professor Gisle Andersen, NHH Norwegian School of Economics and Associate Professor Victoria Rosén , University of Bergen.
Group work in project design

Poster-presentation by the candidates

The Summer School is organized by NHH Norwegian School of Economics, University of Bergen and University of Oslo

Credits awarded: 5 ECTS

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