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LINGUIST List 25.1506

Sun Mar 30 2014

Summer Schools: LinC Summer School and Workshop/Cardiff, United Kingdom

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

Date: 28-Mar-2014
From: Lise Fontaine <linc-networkcf.ac.uk>
Subject: LinC Summer School and Workshop/Cardiff, United Kingdom
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LinC Summer School and Workshop

Host Institution: Cardiff University
Coordinating Institution: Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy
Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/linc/

Dates: 08-Sep-2014 - 10-Sep-2014
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Focus: The goal of the summer school is to offer research and training in both understanding the Systemic Functional Linguistic (SFL) theory of language and applying it to real-world challenges.

Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

The LinC summer school offers two parallel courses; one in Corpus Linguistics and the other is an introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. Both are suitable for professionals, students, and researchers who have an interest in learning more about Systemic Functional Linguistics and/or corpus linguistics and its applications. Lecturers for each course are:

Corpus Linguistics course: Gill Francis, Serge Sharoff, Stella Neumann, Geoff Thompson, Mick O’Donnell, Ben Clarke, Gerard O’Grady.
Introduction to SFL: Geoff Thompson, Lise Fontaine, Tom Bartlett, Mick O’Donnell.
Workshops in the Cardiff Grammar: by Robin Fawcett

Participants at the summer school are encouraged to submit an abstract for a poster presentation. Accepted proposals will be presented at a poster session.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Linguistic Theories
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Languages: English

Tuition: 235.00 GBP

Tuition Explanation: The fee will include course materials, bibliography, and Certificate of Attendance. Meals and accommodation are not included in the registration fee.

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 15-Apr-2014
A full bursary, funded by Cardiff University and covering fees, transport, food and accommodation (to a maximum of fees + £1,000) is available for participants without institutional funding.

Financial Aid Instructions:
Those eligible for the funding should send a CV and covering letter, stating how their work relates to SFL; how much funding is being sought; and how this money will be used. Please email your application to linc-networkcf.ac.uk.

Registration: 03-Mar-2014 to 01-Sep-2014

Contact Person: Lise Fontaine
Email: linc-networkcf.ac.uk

Apply on the web: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/linc/

Registration Instructions:
The registration form is available from the website in the top right section of this page. Please note that we cannot accept online payments. Registration is only complete once payment is received.
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