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LINGUIST List 25.1516

Mon Mar 31 2014

Summer Schools: NYI-2014: The 12th annual New York - St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture / St. Petersburg, Russia

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

Date: 29-Mar-2014
From: John Frederick Bailyn <john.bailynstonybrook.edu>
Subject: NYI-2014: The 12th annual New York - St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture / St. Petersburg, Russia
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NYI-2014: The 12th annual New York - St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture

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

Dates: 14-Jul-2014 - 01-Aug-2014
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Focus: The 12th annual New York-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-2014) is an interdisciplinary institute focusing on generative linguistics, cognitive science and critical culture/media studies.

NYI is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds and countries interested in comparative and formal approaches to theoretical linguistics and cognition as well as cultural and media studies.

- Students have attended from 38 countries and 50+ Russian cities
- Faculty from US, Russian and other European institutions
- All classes in English
- Dormitory space and visa support available

Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Description:
Participants create their own study program from seminars in the following fields:
- Generative Linguistics (Syntax, Semantics, Morphology, Pragmatics)
- Cognitive Science (Cognitive Psychology, Experimental Linguistics, Evolution of Language)
- Cultural and Media Studies (Critical Cultural Studies, Race & Gender Studies, Islamic & Religious Studies, Globalization, Digital Networks,…)

2014 Linguistics/Cognitive Studies Faculty:

- John F. Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
- Thomas G. Bever (University of Arizona)
- Jonathan Bobaljik (University of Connecticut)
- James R. Hurford (University of Edinburgh)
- Sabine Iatridou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
- Evie Malaia (University of Texas)
- Philippe Schlenker (New York University and École Normale Supérieure)
- Irina Sekerina (CUNY Graduate Center)
- Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University)
- Susi Wurmbrand (University of Connecticut)

For information on faculty, visit: http://www.nyi.spb.ru/faculty

For seminar descriptions, visit: http://www.nyi.spb.ru/seminars

Course Listings

- Advanced Introduction to Generative Syntax (Iatridou)
- Syntax 2: Clause Structure and Movement (Bailyn and Wurmbrand)
- Morphology: the Syntactic Structure of Words (Bobaljik and Wurmbrand)
- Introduction to Formal Semantics (Tatevosov)
- Origins and Evolution of Language (Hurford)
- Language Universals (Bever)
- Experimental Cognitive Psychology (Sekerina)
- Information Structure of Linguistic Theories (Malaia)
- 3 Puzzles in Syntax and Semantics (NYI faculty)
- Seminar in Pragmatics / Semantics: Focus (Tatevosov and Iatridou)


Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Tuition Explanation: Tuition varies by country of residence and type of program:
- Russia/CIS, former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria/Romania: $330
- Rest of Europe: $440
- US/Canada: varies by program type


Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 01-May-2014
- Tuition grants available to Russian students from the NW region of the Russian Federation.
- Some other mini-grants are available to offset travel costs.

Financial Aid Instructions:
Inquire at time of application.

Course Credit Available: Yes
- NYI Certificate of Completion given to all students who successfully complete the program
- Credit-bearing study abroad program available for US students
- ECTS credits available for European students

Registration: 29-Mar-2014 to 31-May-2014

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

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

Registration Instructions:
Early application deadline for all students: April 15 ($40 fee reduction).
Application deadline for students needing visas: May 15.
Deadline for students not needing visas: May 31 (if spaces remain).
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