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FYI: Summer Schools

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  1. cavarrz.uni-potsdam.de (by way of Gisbert Fanselow), Summer School in Olomouc 1996
  2. "LOT (Annette Nijstad)", LOT Summer School 1996

Message 1: Summer School in Olomouc 1996

Date: Thu, 04 Apr 1996 15:12:18 +0200
From: cavarrz.uni-potsdam.de (by way of Gisbert Fanselow) <cavarrz.uni-potsdam.de>
Subject: Summer School in Olomouc 1996
3rd CENTRAL EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL IN GENERATIVE LINGUISTICS
 Olomouc - Czech Republic
 5 August - 23 August 1996

A generative linguistics summer school which is:

 high level (teachers from leading research centres)
 intensive (3 weeks of interactive learning and research)
 inexpensive (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, psycholinguistics 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) intermediate and advanced classes 
focussing on current research issues. Classes will be taught in 
English. The school is open to students from all over the world: 
it is inexpensive enough for everybody to attend, 
and it also includes discussion of Germanic, Romance, 
Slavic, and other languages. There are places for 100 participants.

Teachers:
Sergey AVRUTIN (Yale) avrutinminerva.cis.yale.edu
John BAILYN (Stony Brook) jbailynccmail.sunysb.edu
Marcel Den DIKKEN (Amsterdam) dikkenjet.let.vu.nl
T. A. HALL (Berlin) hallfas.ag-berlin.mpg.de
Helen DE HOOP (Groningen) dehooplet.rug.nl
Marian KLAMER (VU Amsterdam) klamermjet.let.vu.nl 
Peter LUDLOW (Stony Brook NY) ludlowwell.sf.ca.us
Lea NASH (Paris) 75014.3646compuserve.com
Susan POWERS (Potsdam) spowersrz.uni-potsdam.de
Genoveva PUSKAS (Geneva) puskasuni2a.unige.ch
Kelly SLOAN (Potsdam)		
Maaike SCHOORLEMMER (Utrecht) schoorlemmerlet.ruu.nl
Chris WILDER (Berlin) chrisasg.ag-berlin.mpg.de
Jan-Wouter ZWART (Groningen) zwartlet.rug.nl

Courses include:
Introductory:
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Introduction to Principles and Parameters Theory
Introduction to Autosegmental Phonology
Introduction to the Minimalist Program
Philosophical Issues in Generative Linguistics

Intermediate:
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Quantification in Natural Language
The Phonology-Syntax Interface
Young Kids, Classic Data, Old Problems and New Syntactic Solutions
Grammaticalization
Psycholinguistics

Advanced:
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Case Theory and the Slavic Languages
Generative Theory and Free Word Order
Topics in Syllable Theory
Issues in Predication
Syntax and Cognition
Multiple wh-Questions in Hungarian and Slavic Languages
Aspect and Argument Structure

Costs:
Fees: There are no fees. The school is free.
Accommodation: University Residences are available: 
 ca. 70$ 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 living costs.

Since the summer school will be held in English, one of the criteria 
for grants is very good knowledge of English.

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

Registration: E-MAIL and WWW REGISTRATION PREFERRED

Send the information below to:
 sschoolling.uni-potsdam.de
or see the WWW-pages for information and application forms at:
 http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~sschool

or by post/fax to this address:
T.A.Hall
Zentrum fuer Allgemeine
Sprachwissenschaft
Jaegerstrasse 10-11
D-10117 Berlin
Germany
fax: +49-30-20 192 402

Deadline: The form must be received by the 15th of May 1996.

Contacts:
For any additional information contact sschoolling.uni-potsdam.de, or 
e-mail the teachers directly.

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please cut here and eMail to: sschoolling.uni-potsdam.de

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Why do you want to attend the summer school, and what do
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Message 2: LOT Summer School 1996

Date: Wed, 03 Apr 1996 13:07:53 +0100
From: "LOT (Annette Nijstad)" <lotLET.RUU.NL>
Subject: LOT Summer School 1996
LOT Summer School 1996
Utrecht, April 2, 1996

Enclosed are the program and enrollment forms of the Summer School at
Amsterdam organised by LOT (Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics), a
co-operation of the research institutes CLS, HIL, IFOTT, and OTS.

- CLS, Center for Language Studies (University of Tilburg, University of
Nijmegen, Max Planck Institute);
- IFOTT, Institute for Functional Research into Language and Language Use
(University of Leiden, University of Amsterdam, Free University of Amsterdam);
- HIL, Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics (University of Leiden,
University of Amsterdam, Free University of Amsterdam);
- OTS, Research Institute for Language and Speech (Utrecht University).

CLC (Centre for Language and Communication, Utrecht University) and BCN
(Graduate School for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences, Groningen
University) also participate in the organisation of the LOT-courses.

Program:
First week: 17-21 June

9.30
Everaert/Reuland Reflexivity Extensions
Mithun Typology and Diachrony of Case and Grammatical
Relations
Grodzinsky Moved Constituents and Functional Heads in Aphasia

13.00
Hendriks Scope and Grammar
Cinque The Functional Architecture of the Clause
Rietveld Analysis of Variance, Statistical Power

16.00
Huybregts Arabic and Minimalist Typology
Daelemans Inductive Models of Linguistic Knowledge
Hermes & Terken Perception of Accent and Prominence

Second week: 24-28 June
9.30
Pulleyblank Asymmetric Patterns in Phonology
Castelnovo Temporal Interpretation
Fromkin Brain, Mind and Language

13.00
Hulstijn Testing SLA Theory in the Research Lab
Fikkert Acquisition of Phonology
Zwart Recent Developments in Minimalist Syntactic
Theory

16.00
Arends Internal and External Factors in Creole Formation
Webelhuth Complex Predicates
Langacker Cognitive Grammar

Course descriptions:
Course descriptions are available on the internet:
www http://oasis.leidenuniv.nl/hil/lot96/lot96.html

Organisation:
The local organiser is the Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics
For information about lodging, locations, enrollments, costs, etc. you can
contact Annette Nijstad and Jan Don at the following address:

LOT-secretariat
Trans 10
3512 JK Utrecht
The Netherlands

tel.:	030-2536006
fax:	030-2536000
E-mail:	LOTlet.ruu.nl

Location:
The courses will be held at the University of Amsterdam, in the P.C.
Hoofthuis, Spuistraat 134, and the Bungehuis, Spuistraat 210-212. Details
will follow after registration.

Credit:
Full credit (120 hrs.) is given if the course is completed with a paper or
other assignment. In other cases people can obtain certificates on the basis
of participation (40 hrs.), which may require a short assignment.

Costs:
Admission is free for those students (AIO's/OIO's) which are officially
affiliated with an institute that participates in LOT or have an agreement
with LOT. Others are requested to pay Dfl. 350,= a week not including lodging.

Lodging:
The local organiser has made reservations for lodging for those LOT
AIO's/OIO's who need to stay in Amsterdam. Those who wish to make use of
this arrangement should fill out the separate form enclosed in this mail,
which should be sent, before May 1st, to the LOT-secretariat at the above
address. For those of you that are not officially part of LOT, the
organisation will help to find lodging. Please, also fill out the separate
form if you want to make use of this arrangement.

If you have made reservations for lodging and you do not make use of it, you
will be held responsible for the extra costs.

To reduce costs, people from Utrecht or Leiden are not entitled to the
lodging facilities.

Enrollments:
Enrollment forms are enclosed at the end of this message. The enrollment
forms should be returned to Utrecht before May 1st. Enrollment after this
date will endanger the possibilities of admittance to the courses. Note that
LOT AIO's/OIO's have to send a copy of the enrollment form to their graduate
program supervisor

We hope to see you in Amsterdam coming June,
On behalf of the organisers,

Jan Don
Annette Nijstad


ENROLLMENT FORM AIO COURSES LOT
Amsterdam, June 1996
To be returned to Jan Don before May 1:

Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics
Jan Don
OTS
Trans 10
3512 JK Utrecht

*************************************************************
A.
Name:

Office address:

Zip code/City:

Phone:

E-mail:


B.
Title Research project:

Period: from:		to:

Name project supervisor:

Member of:...............................................(CLS,HIL,IFOTT,OTS,
CLC, BCN)


C.
Subjects from program to be registered for:

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Signature PhD Student




Signature project supervisor




REQUEST FOR LODGING DURING AIO COURSES
Amsterdam, June 1996

To be returned to:

Jan Don
OTS
Trans 10
3512 JK Utrecht

before May 1st.
***********************************************************

Name:

Member of LOT: yes / no

Office address:

Zip Code/City:

Phone:

E-mail:


wishes to make arrangements for the following nights:

first week
0	Sunday 16/6 to Monday 17/6
0	Monday 17/6 to Friday 21/6
0	Friday 21/6 to Saturday 22/6

second week
0	Sunday 23/6 to Monday 24/6
0	Monday 24/6 to Friday 28/6
0	Friday 28/6 to Saturday 29/6


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 LOT

Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics

 Trans 10
 3512 JK Utrecht
 Phone: +31 30 2536006
 Fax: +31 30 2536000
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