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LINGUIST List 23.2484

Thu May 24 2012

Confs: Linguistic Theories/Poland

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Date: 23-May-2012
From: Hedde Zeijlstra <zeijlstrauva.nl>
Subject: Central and Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar
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Central and Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar
Short Title: EGG

Date: 23-Jul-2012 - 05-Aug-2012
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Contact: Hedde Zeijlstra
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://egg.auf.net

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce this year's Central European Summer School in Generative Grammar (also known as the Egg), to be held in Wroclaw, Poland from July 23th - August 5th

Registration is taking place at:
http://egg.auf.net/ where more detailed information is available.

Deadline for application: May 30th

Students from former communist countries in Central and Eastern Europe can apply for financial support (covering travel, visa and/or accommodation expenses).

There will be an introductory and an advanced track. The list of courses is appended below.

Intro classes:

Shanti Ulfsbjorninn - Introduction to the operation(s) of phonology
Silke Hamann - An introduction to sound change
Yuni Kim - Introduction to autosegmental phonology and tone
Dennis Ott - Introduction to syntax (10 classes)
Michelle Sheehan - Word order: from typology to theory
Heather Burnett - Introduction to quantification in natural language

Topical classes:

Paul Boersma - Neural network models of phonology and its interfaces
Peter Szigetvári - The skeleton: its contents, its shape, its function
Shanti Ulfsbjorninn - Parse by feature checking: or 'All roads lead to CVCV'
Yuni Kim - Long-distance interactions in phonology
Bartosz Wiland - The syntax of Slavic prefixes
Dennis Ott - Peripheral syntax
Heather Burnett - Event structure and the semantics of resultatives
Michelle Sheehan - Parameter hierarchies: the case of Case
Remus Gergel - Diachronic change in structure and the interfaces (10 classes)
Roumyana Pancheva - Syntax and semantics of comparatives and superlatives
Barbara Tomaszewicz, Roumyana Pancheva - Experimental studies in syntax and semantics (10 classes)

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