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FYI: Woodrow Wilson Fellowships, New MA degrees, Summer School

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  2. Durham Linguistics, New MA Degress: University of Durham
  3. , Olomouc Summer School Announcement

Message 1: Woodrow Wilson Fellowships - Humanities and Social Studies

Date: Fri, 14 Apr 95 16:16 CST
From: <Minchewact-washdc-po.act.org>
Subject: Woodrow Wilson Fellowships - Humanities and Social Studies


 The ACT Washington Offices wishes to call your attention to:

 FELLOWSHIPS in the HUMANITIES and SOCIAL SCIENCES offered by
 the Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, DC.

 Approximately 35 residential fellowships for advanced
 studies in the humanities and social sciences will be
 awarded, normally for an academic year. The Center follows a
 no gain/no loss principal, but the stipend cannot exceed
 $61,000. Travel expenses for the Fellows and their immediate
 families are provided. Fellows are provided offices, access
 to the Library of Congress, computers or manuscript typing
 services, and research assistants.

 ELIGIBILITY: Applicants from any country from
 a wide variety of backgrounds may apply and should
 hold a doctorate or equivalent professional standing.

 APPLICATION FORMS will not be available electronically but
 can be requested by telephone or snail mail from

 Fellowship Office - Woodrow Wilson Center
 1000 Jefferson Drive, SW, SI MRC 022
 Washington, DC 20560

 202 357-2841 - Telephone

 The forms will not be available electronically. However, we
 will be happy to forward a request you make to Center and
 send to our e-mail address, NOT TO THE LIST, at

 minchewact-act4-po.act.org

 and we will have it delivered to the Center.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE is October 1, 1995 for the 1996-97
 academic year.

 Daniel Minchew
 Director
 ACT * American College Testing
 One Dupont Circle, NW, # 340
 Washington, DC 20036-1170

 202 223-2318 - Telephone
 202 293-2223 - Fax
 minchewact-act4-po.act.org

 ========================================================
 DISCLAIMER: This is a Fellowship of the Wilson Center.
 ACT's sole involvement is in giving wider dissemination
 to this opportunity for interested scholars worldwide.
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Message 2: New MA Degress: University of Durham

Date: Wed, 19 Apr 1995 18:32:17 New MA Degress: University of Durham
From: Durham Linguistics <Durham.Linguisticsdurham.ac.uk>
Subject: New MA Degress: University of Durham


 M A D E G R E E S I N L I N G U I S T I C S
 A T
 T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F D U R H A M

 The Department of Linguistics and English Language

 announces

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 * new modular MA degrees *
 * *
 * To start: October 1995 *
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 MA in Linguistics

 MA in Language Acquisition

 MA in Applied Linguistics

 MA in Applied Linguistics with Reference to Translation

 MA in Applied Linguistics with Reference to ELT

 MA in Applied Linguistics with Reference to ESOL

 MA in Applied Linguistics with Reference to
 ELT, CALL and Educational Technology

 MA in Applied Linguistics with Reference to ELT and Materials Development

 MA in Applied Linguistics with Reference to ESP

 MA in Applied Linguistics with reference to:
 Arabic or French or German or Japanese or Spanish Language Teaching

All the degrees above are full-time, commencing in October:

 Twelve-month degree:
 - eight taught modules taken during Autumn and Spring terms
 - dissertation of 15,000 words submitted by 30 September

 Nine-month degree (not available for the MA in Translation):
 - ten taught modules taken during Autumn and Spring terms
 - dissertation of 8,000 words maximum submitted by 30 June

 A module typically involves two to three hours of class contact time
 per week over an entire term.

 Assessment for nearly all modules is by 3,000 word essay or equivalent
 assignment; the two exceptions are 1 and 1/2 hour examinations for
 Syntax and Phonology.

 All degrees include non-assessed research and word-processing modules.

 ** DEPARTMENTAL FACULTY MEMBERS **

 M. DAVENPORT (MA, University of Edinburgh)
 phonology, Germanic linguistics

 P. DAVIS (BA, Anglia University; RSA Dip TEFLA)
 language teaching methodology,
 teacher training and development, materials production

 J. EMONDS, Professor of English Language (PhD, MIT)
syntax, English and Romance linguistics, morphology, historical linguistics

 P. GRUNDY (MPhil, University of Cambridge)
 pragmatics, TESOL, language teaching methodology [on leave 1995-96]

 S.J. HANNAHS (PhD, University of Delaware)
 phonology, Romance and Germanic linguistics,
 translation, bilingualism, sociolinguistics

 R. HOLME (MA, University of Essex)
 language teaching methodology, language and literacy,
 English for Special Purposes, syllabus design

 B.D. SCHWARTZ (PhD, University of Southern California)
 first and second language acquisition, Germanic syntax

 M.O. TALLERMAN (PhD, University of Hull)
 syntax, Celtic linguistics, typology

 M. YOUNG-SCHOLTEN (PhD, University of Washington)
 first and second language acquisition, second language pedagogy,
 phonology, Germanic linguistics

 ** FACULTY MEMBERS IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS **

 M. BRENNAN (PhD, University of Stockholm)
 Deaf Studies Research Unit
 sign linguistics, morphology, Deaf Studies

 D. BRIEN (BA, University of York)
 Deaf Studies Research Unit
 sign lexicography, Deaf Studies

 J. DICKINS (PhD, Heriot-Watt University)
 Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
 Arabic linguistics, Arabic-English translation, Arabic dialectology

 C. GOOD, Professor of German (PhD, Bristol University)
 political linguistics, translation theory, lexicography

 W. McCLURE (PhD, Cornell University)
 Department of East Asian Studies
 Japanese syntax and semantics, formal semantics

 A.C. PUGH (PhD, University of London)
 Language Centre
 discourse theory, critical theory, translation
 Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)

 R. STEVENSON (PhD, University College London)
 Department of Psychology
 psycholinguistics, discourse

 J.C.E. WATSON (PhD, University of London)
 Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
 Arabic linguistics, Arabic phonology, Arabic dialectology

For further information and application materials contact the Director of
MA in Linguistics OR the Director of MA in Applied Linguistics at:

 Department of Linguistics and English Language
 University of Durham
 Elvet Riverside II, New Elvet
 Durham DH1 3JT
 ENGLAND

 telephone: +44 191 374 2641
 fax: +44 191 374 2685
 e-mail: Durham.Linguisticsdurham.ac.uk

Durham is a picturesque and historic small university city on the River
Wear, with colleges clustered about a Palace Green flanked by its 900
year-old cathedral and Norman castle. Durham is served by the East Coast
Main Line (London-Edinburgh) and is twenty minutes by train from Newcastle.

 *********************************************************************
 * All MA degrees can lead to further study on our PhD programmes. *
 * Contact the Director of PhDs in Linguistics *
 * at the address above for further information. *
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Message 3: Olomouc Summer School Announcement

Date: Wed, 19 Apr 95 19:28: 6 CDOlomouc Summer School Announcement
From: <olomoucskyline.asg.ag-berlin.mpg.de>
Subject: Olomouc Summer School Announcement


Could you please post the following annoucement to the list?
(it had been submitted earlier, and then withdrawn because of
uncertainty. Now this has been resolved and we would be greatful
if you could put it through).

Thank, you, Michal Starke.

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2nd CENTRAL EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL IN GENERATIVE GRAMMAR

 Olomouc - Czech Republic

 31 July - 18 August 1995

A generative grammar summer school which is:

. high level (teachers from leading research centres)
. intensive (3 weeks of interactive learning and research)
. cheap (no fees, low local living costs, central location)
. charming (small peaceful medieval city)

The summer school offers an intensive introduction to
generative linguistics. It will feature classes on syntax,
phonology and semantics, offering results of the latest
research, current issues and open problems, basic philosophy,
methodology.

The program will include (i) overviews of the current
generative theory from both general viewpoints and from the
viewpoint of specific topics; (ii) advanced classes focussing
on current research issues. Classes will be taught in English.

The school is open to students from all over Europe - East
and West alike: it is cheap enough for everybody to attend,
and it also includes discussion of Germanic, Romance and
Slavic languages. There are places for 100 participants.

Teachers:

. Gerhard BRUGGER (Vienna) bruggerbcf.usc.edu
. Daniel BUERING (Cologne) bueringrs1.rrz.uni-koeln.de
. Anna CARDINALETTI (Venice) cardinunive.it
. Damir CAVAR (Potsdam) cavarhp.rz.uni-potsdam.de
. Marcel Den DIKKEN (Leiden) dikkenjet.let.vu.nl
. T. A. HALL (Berlin) hallfas.ag-berlin.mpg.de
. Peter LUDLOW (Stony Brook NY) ludlowwell.sf.ca.us
. Lori REPETTI (Stony Brook NY) lrepetticcmail.sunysb.edu
. Maaike SCHOORLEMMER (Utrecht) schoorlemmerlet.ruu.nl
. Chris WILDER (Berlin) chrisasg.ag-berlin.mpg.de

Courses include:

Introductory

. General Introduction
. Introduction to Morphology
. Introduction to Phonology
. Introduction to Logical Form
. Introduction to Semantic Theories
. The Learnability Problem
. The Minimalist Program
. Problems in Philosophy of Language
. Clause Structure and Subject Positions

Advanced

. Case Theory
. Syntax of Verb Periphrasis
. Topics in Syllable Theory
. Focus and Information Structure
. Quantifier Scope and Syntax
. Imperatives and Clitic Placement
. Antisymmetry in Syntax
. Syntax and Cognition

Costs:

Fees: There are no fees. The school is free.

Accommodation: University Residences are available:
 40$ for the three weeks, in multiple
 bed rooms. (see below for grants)

Meals: Cheap meals available on the campus.
 (see below for grants)

Grants:

Students from eastern european countries can apply for
grants (the two types of grant are not exclusive):

. Living: accommodation and meals on-site

. Travel: travel to and from the summer school

Recipients of grants will have absolutely no expenses
for the summer school. Others will maximally have travel
and 40$ living costs.

Practical Information:

All relevant information (where is Olomouc, how do I get
there, etc) will be sent upon receipt of the registrations.

Registration: REGISTRATION BY EMAIL STRONGLY PREFERRED
 AND ENCOURAGED:

 send the form below to:

 olomoucasg.ag-berlin.mpg.de

 or if necessary, by physical mail to:

 Chris Wilder
 Max Planck Gesellschaft
 Jaegerstrasse 10-11
 D-10117 Berlin
 Germany
 fax: +49-30-20 192 452

Deadline: The form must be received by the 15 May 1994.

Contacts:

For any additional information contact Chris Wilder at
the above address, or e-mail the teachers directly.

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