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LINGUIST List 24.1231

Wed Mar 13 2013

Summer Schools: The 11th annual NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-XI)/ St. Petersburg, Russia

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-Mar-2013
From: John Bailyn <john.bailynstonybrook.edu>
Subject: The 11th annual NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-XI)/ St. Petersburg, Russia
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The 11th annual NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-XI)/ St. Petersburg, Russia

Host Institution: St. Petersburg State University
Coordinating Institution: Stony Brook University
Website: http://nyi.spb.ru/news

Dates: 15-Jul-2013 - 02-Aug-2013
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Focus: The NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-XI) is an interdisciplinary institute focusing on Generative Linguistics, Cognitive Psychology, Philosophy of Language and Culture/Media Studies, held every July in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds and countries interested in comparative and formal approaches to Linguistics and Cognition as well as a range of topics in Cultural and Media Studies.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI) is an
advanced study program organized every July in St. Petersburg, Russia at St.
Petersburg State University.

Participants take seminars with international scholars in a range of fields,
especially those that do not fall neatly into traditional discipline areas.
2013 will be the 11th year of NYI. Since 2003, over 900 participants from 34
countries and 45 Russian Federation cities have received certificates for
completing the NYI Summer Seminar Program. Participants create a program
design unique to their own interests, choosing 4 seminars from among the
following fields:
- Generative Linguistics
- Comparative Cultural and Media Studies
- Cognitive Psychology
- Media, Film, and Politics
- Literature & Performance Studies

* All students must enroll for the entire 3-week program. Students who
successfully complete all their classes receive a Certificate of Completion
issued jointly by St. Petersburg State University and the State University of
New York.

Linguistics/Cognitive Studies Seminars:

Ling/Cog-A. Language, Music and the Mind
John Frederick Bailyn, Stony Brook University

Ling/Cog-B. Language Universals
Thomas G. Bever, University of Arizona

Ling/Cog-C. Syntactic Theory: An advanced introduction
Rajesh Bhatt, UMass Amherst

Ling/Cog-D. Seminar in Syntax/Semantics: How a Theory is Constructed
Sabine Iatridou, (MIT)

Ling/Cog-E: The Phonetic Bases of Russian Phonology
Jaye Padgett, University of California, Santa Cruz

Ling/Cog-F. Seminar in Syntax/Semantics: Comparatives (Advanced!)
Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California)

Ling/Cog-G. Cognitive Psychology: An Advanced Introduction
Irina Sekerina, CUNY Graduate Center

Ling/Cog-H. Topics in the Semantics of Tense and Aspect
Sergei Tatevosov, Moscow State University

Cultural/Media Studies Seminars:

Cult-A: The Quantum Moment: Quantum Physics in Everyday Life
Robert Crease, Stony Brook University

Cult-B. From Eve to Khadija: Images of Women in Judaism, Christianity, and
Robyn Stein DeLuca, Stony Brook University

Cult-C. The Child and the Minotaur
Polly Gannon, St. Petersburg State and Stony Brook University

Cult-D. Women, Nature and Pollution
Heidi Hutner, Stony Brook University

Cult-E. Media Studies: A Theoretical Introduction
Konstantine Klioutchkine, Pomona College

Cult-F. Heroic National Narratives (in Europe, Russia, and the US) and their
Gary Marker, Stony Brook University

Cult-G. Houses of Culture: The Built Environment as Embodiment of Cultural
Scott Stull, SUNY, Cortland

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Ling & Literature

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until
Some need-based mini grants are available to offset travel costs.

Financial Aid Instructions:
Inquire at the time of application.

Registration: 08-Mar-2013 to 10-Apr-2013

Contact Person: John Frederick Bailyn
Email: john.bailynstonybrook.edu

Apply on the web: http://nyi.spb.ru/application

Registration Instructions:
Passports valid through 2013 required for all non-Russian students. Early
Application Deadline for all students: April 10, 2013. Final Application
Deadline for students needing visas is May 15, 2013, and the Final application
deadline is May 31, 2013. Note that applications are accepted on a first come,
first served basis.
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