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LINGUIST List 24.4676

Fri Nov 22 2013

Summer Schools: HKU Summer School for Linguistic Research, Linguistic Diversity in Asia: Theories and Methods/ Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <gosialinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-Nov-2013
From: Diana Archangeli <darchanghku.hk>
Subject: HKU Summer School for Linguistic Research, Linguistic Diversity in Asia: Theories and Methods/ Hong Kong
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HKU Summer School for Linguistic Research, Linguistic Diversity in Asia: Theories and Methods

Host Institution: University of Hong Kong
Coordinating Institution: University of Hong Kong
Website: http://www.als.hku.hk/summer/content.php?id=VmtaYVUxZHRWa0k

Dates: 07-Jul-2014 - 18-Jul-2014
Location: Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong

Focus: The goal of the summer school is to provide a forum for graduate and senior undergraduate students of linguistics to engage in theories of language of current relevance, cutting-edge research methods and rigorous empirical exposure to primary data. While there is a focus on the languages of Asia, the material covered is relevant to the study of other language families.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) summer school will be held with a special theme: Linguistic diversity in Asia: Theories and Methods. During the first week, five courses will be offered. Each course will have about 8 hours of class time. The second week will be an intensive course on documentation led by Peter Austin (SOAS). There will be a postgraduate student conference organized for Saturday July 12, leaving Sunday to explore Hong Kong before kicking off the second week. Students may enroll for individual courses, for one week, or for both weeks.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Families: Sino-Tibetan

Tuition Explanation: There are residential and nonresidential options.
Residential: HK$5,000 for 2 weeks, HK$2,500 for 1 week (up to 4 courses)
Non-residential: HK$3,000 for 2 weeks, HK$1,500 for 1 week (up to 4 courses), or HK$500 per course.

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 30-Mar-2014

Financial Aid Instructions: Financial aid applications are now open. Please download the form from the webpages. Aid applications are due 30 March.

Registration: 16-Dec-2013 to 15-Mar-2014

Contact Person: Umberto Ansaldo
Email: ansaldohku.hk

Apply on the web: http://www.linguistics.hku.hk/summer/enroll.html

Registration Instructions:
Application for the Summer School and for financial aid (scholarship) will be available online.
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