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LINGUIST List 25.1982

Mon May 05 2014

Summer Schools: First Summer School in Historical Linguistics of Germanic Languages SUM-UP / Potsdam, Germany

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

Date: 29-Apr-2014
From: Esther Jahns <esther.jahnsuni-potsdam.de>
Subject: First Summer School in Historical Linguistics of Germanic Languages SUM-UP / Potsdam, Germany
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First Summer School in Historical Linguistics of Germanic Languages SUM-UP

Host Institution: Universität Potsdam
Coordinating Institution: Universität Potsdam
Website: http://www.uni-potsdam.de/guvdds/summer-school.html

Dates: 14-Sep-2014 - 20-Sep-2014
Location: Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

Focus: The First Summer School in Historical Linguistics at the University of Potsdam (SUM-UP) will focus on theoretical aspects of historical linguistics, and on extinct Germanic languages. In particular, it will offer courses to students of Germanic Languages that university curricula often do not integrate.

Minimum Education Level: BA

The summer school will last one week and takes place from September 14th to September 20th 2014 in the unique historical setting of the University of Potsdam. It will provide intensive theoretical knowledge in various areas of language change and its modeling, as well as language proficiency in extinct Germanic languages. Five courses will be offered by known experts in the field.

The teachers in 2014 will be:
- Kersti Börjars, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
- Ulrike Demske, University of Potsdam, Germany
- Tonya Kim Dewey, Ghent University, Belgium
- David Fertig, SUNY University at Buffalo, U.S.A.
- Christopher Sapp, University of Mississippi, U.S.A.

Classes will start on September 15th and take place in the morning and afternoon. The summer school includes a poster session and several social activities.

The school is open for international students of Germanic languages at MA or PhD level. The number of participants is limited to 25. All courses will be taught in English.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Language Families: Germanic

Tuition: 100.00 EUR

Registration: 05-May-2014 to 15-Aug-2014

Contact Person: Esther Jahns
Phone: ++49 331 9774230
Fax: ++49 331 9774245
Email: histlinguni-potsdam.de

Registration Instructions:
Please register via the Summer School Website (http://www.uni-potsdam.de/guvdds/summer-school.html). You will find all necessary information about registration and payment there.
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