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Wed Mar 20 1996

FYI: Australian Linguistic Institute, European Summer School

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  1. Peter White, 3rd Australian Linguistic Institute
  2. Tue, 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100, Tue, 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100

Message 1: 3rd Australian Linguistic Institute

Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 09:41:00 +1000
From: Peter White <peterwlingua.cltr.uq.OZ.AU>
Subject: 3rd Australian Linguistic Institute

Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
July 1-12 1996

The Third Australian Linguistics Institute will be held at the
Australian National University in Canberra, from July 1st to July 12th
1996. ALI 96 will feature 34 courses and several workshops in general
and applied linguistics. The line-up of presenters includes many
distinguished scholars, both from overseas and from several Australian
universities. A low registration fee ($170 for students, $290 for the
waged) is available until 21 March.

Course and workshop titles and presenters are listed below. Each
course will consist of 8 sessions of an 1 hour and 20 minutes. Classes
will be held on the Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday of each week
with the two Wednesdays available for workshops, private study,
sightseeing etc. The annual ALS meeting is scheduled for the middle
weekend (July 6-7) of the Institute. Student-type college
accommodation (in room only, or room plus meal packages) will be
available on campus at Burton and Garran Halls and more up-market
accommodation is also available within within walking distance of the
ALI venue.

ALI 96 IS AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED. Full details of the academic
program, together with registration forms and information on
accommodation, appear in the 56 page 'Guide to Courses and
Workshops'. To obtain the Guide and to register, please contact
Australian Convention and Travel Services, Unit 4, 24-26 Mort Street,
Braddon ACT. 2601 (fax 06 257 3256, email: or
Professor Andrew Pawley, Department of Linguistics, RSPAS, PO Box
1428, Canberra ACT 2601 (fax 06 249 4896, email:


Discourse, Syntax and Cognition (Russell Tomlin, U. Oregon)**

Talking in Real Time: Formulaic Speech Genres and Why We Use Them (Kon
Kuiper, U. Canterbury)

What it takes to know a Language: Beyond the Grammar-Lexicon Model of
Linguistic Competence (Andrew Pawley, ANU)

Conversation Analysis (Tony Liddicoat, ANU)

Cross-Cultural Communication (Anna Wierzbicka, ANU)

Orality and Literacy: Ethnographic Perspectives (Alan Rumsey, ANU &
U. Sydney)

Critical Literacy and Critical Pedagogy (Glenda Shopen, Australian
Catholic U., & Tim Shopen, ANU)

Integrating Grammar and Communication in Second Language Teaching
(Diana Larsen-Freeman, School of International Training, Vermont)

Topics in Bilingualism (Fred Genesee, McGill U.)

General Issues in Language Assessment (Alan Davies, U. Melbourne)

A Descriptive Grammar of English: Selected Topics (Rodney Huddleston,
U. Queensland)

Topics in Japanese Linguistics (Tony Backhouse, ANU)

The Aboriginal Languages of Australia (Ian Green, Batchelor College,

Ngaatjatjarra for Beginners (Lizzie Ellis, IAD, Alice Springs)

Tok Pisin for Beginners (Tom Dutton, ANU)

Phonetics of Australian Languages (Andrew Butcher, Flinders U.)

Amazonian Languages (Alexandra Aikhenvald, ANU)

An Introduction to Austronesian Languages and Linguistics (Malcolm
Ross, ANU)

Papuan Languages (William Foley, U. Sydney)

West African Languages: An Areal, Typological and Cultural Overview
(Felix Ameka, U. Leiden)

Dravidian Linguistics: An Introduction to History and Typology (Bh.
Krishnamurti, U. Hyderabad)

Compiling Dictionaries of Preliterate Languages (Paul Geraghty,
Institute of Fijian Language & Culture)

How to show that Languages are Related (Lyle Campbell, U. Canterbury)

Basic Linguistic Theory (R.M.W. Dixon, ANU)

Cross-Linguistic Syntax from a Semantic Point of View (NSM Approach)
(Cliff Goddard, UNE)

Polysynthesis (Hans-Juergen Sasse, U. Cologne)

Nominal Classification (Colette Grinevald Craig, U. Lumiere, Lyon)

Case (Barry J. Blake, La Trobe U.)

Inverse as Case-Marking Type; Inverse as Voice (Spike Gildea, Rice U.)

Optimality Theory (Allan Prince, Rutgers U.)

Introduction to Optimality Theoretic Syntax (Jane Grimshaw, Rutgers U.)

Lexical-Functional Grammar (Avery Andrews, ANU)

Forensic Phonetics (Francis Nolan, Cambridge U.)

Linguistic Tonetics (Phil Rose, ANU)

**Russell Tomlin's course replaces one originally to be taught by Roger
Anderson of UCLA

There will be three one-day workshops:

Computational Analysis of Language Acquisition Corpora (Manfred
Pienemann, ANU)

Methodology in Historical Linguistics (Harold Koch and Cynthia Allen,

Where Did the Western Desert Language Come From? (Patrick McConvell,
UNT, Darwin)
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Message 2: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100

Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100
From: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100 < 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100">Tue, 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100>
Subject: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 10:41:04 +0100
From: (Marco W. de Vries)
Subject: ESSLLI'96, The Eighth European Summer School in Logic, Language and
Status: RO


 The Eighth European Summer School
 in Logic, Language and Information

 to be held August 12-23, 1996
 in Prague, Czech Republic



After summerschools in Groningen (1989), Saarbruecken (1990), Leuven
(1991), Colchester (1992), Lisbon (1993), Copenhagen (1994), and
Barcelona (1995), the next summerschool will be held in Prague, Czech
Republic, from August 12 until August 23, 1996. Alike the other
summerschools, the main focus will be the interface between logic,
linguistics, and computation, particularly where it concerns the
modelling of human linguistic and cognitive abilities. As such, the
programme includes courses, workshops and symposia covering a variety
of topics within six areas of interest: Logic, Language, Computation,
Logic and Computation, Computation and Language, and Language and

ESSLLI'96 is organized under auspices of FoLLI, the European
Association for Logic, Language and Information.

Alike previous years, there will be organized a symposium on formal
grammar right before ESSLLI'96. A new event at ESSLLI'96 is the
Student Session, a great opportunity for students at MSc/MA or PhD
level to present work in progress. Students are encouraged to submit
papers that show creativity, innovative ideas and promise.

A limited number of grants for students from Central and Eastern
Europe is available.

Early registration fees are ensuing (in Czech Crowns). The deadline
for early registration fees is MARCH 31st, 1996 (your registration
form should be mailed before, or on, that date). For late registration
fees, add 15%.

 Student Kc 5500 (approx. USD 203)
 Visiting Scholar Kc 9200 (approx. USD 339)
 Industrial partner Kc 18000 (approx. USD 663)

Accommodation for the period of the summer school is available in the
range of Kc 2470 to Kc 5330 (for 13 nights).

For more information, please visit the ESSLLI'96 WebSite, where the
latest (and completest) information on the Summer School is available:


or send a message to the ESSLLI'96 secretariat:

 Malostranske' na'm. 25,
 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic

 Telephone: ++42-2-2191-4-255
 Fax: ++42-2-2191-4-309

 ----> EMail:

Registration forms are available at the WebSite, in various formats
(postscript, RTF, text). Plain-text versions of the program,
accommodation information, and the registration-form can be send to
you by email upon request.

Marco W. de Vries

For more information:

Bureau of:
Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC)

* GRANTS available at ILLC, go to our WWW page for more information:

European Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI)
Dutch Graduate School in Logic (OzsL)

University of Amsterdam
Plantage Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tel: +31 (20) 5256051, fax: +31 (20) 5255206, e-mail:

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