LINGUIST List 8.1214

Thu Aug 21 1997

Confs: Baltics 1998, SLE Annual Meeting

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  1. Wolfgang Tenhagen, Baltics 1998
  2. Christopher Beedham, Conference Announcement

Message 1: Baltics 1998

Date: Tue, 19 Aug 1997 17:24:47 -0700
From: Wolfgang Tenhagen <>
Subject: Baltics 1998

Baltics 1998 --- First announcement

Intensive Language Courses of Latvian, Lithuanian, and Estonian

As in the last 9 years, intensive courses of the Latvian, Lithuanian,
and Estonian languages are held in Bonn/Germany in 1998. These
courses, part-funded by Muenster University, the federal state
North-Rhine-Westphalia, and the Robert-Bosch-Foundation, are designed
for beginners and comprise four phases.

Phase 1. Participants stay in Haus Annaberg, a turn-of-the-century
manor house overlooking Bonn, between February 22 and April 2,
1998. Classes are taugt five hours per day, five days a week. Emphasis
is placed on grammatical and lexical issues as well as on the
development of reading, writing, and speaking skills. Lectures on
geographical, sociological, and political issues will be held on one

Phase 2. During the university summer term, participants are expected
to continue their studies in their own time, using course books and
additional materials. Assignments are sent out at regular intervals by
the teachers.

Phase 3. Students stay in Latvia, Lithuania, or Estonia for four weeks
in september, 1998. Here, they study at the universities of Riga,
Vilnius, and Tartu, respectively, four hours per day, five days a
week. Emphasis here is on conversation skills. Classes are
complemented with lectures and excursions. Students live with guest
families throughout their stay.

Phase 4. This is the final examination, again in Haus Annaberg,
Bonn. It takes place directly after the study period in the
Baltics. After successfully passing the exam, participants receive a

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Participation is open to all students enrolled in a German university
or technical college. Tuition fees: DM 1,350. This includes ten weeks 
intensive course, full board, all travel costs from Bonn to the Baltic 
states and back, examinations, and teaching materials. Registration 
deadline: 30/11/1997. For further information please contact: 

Dr. Magdalene Huelmann
Institut fuer Interdisziplinaere Baltische Studien
Bispinghof 3A
48143 Muenster

phone +49 - 251 - 83 2 44 99
fax +49 - 251 - 83 2 44 56
email (Wolfgang Tenhagen)
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Message 2: Conference Announcement

Date: Wed, 20 Aug 1997 15:09:12 +0100
From: Christopher Beedham <>
Subject: Conference Announcement

 Conference Announcement

The XXXIst Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) will
take place on 26-30 August 1998 at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.
A First Circular will be sent to SLE members in November 1997. Anyone
requiring further details now please contact Dr Christopher Beedham,
Department of German, School of Modern Languages, The University, Buchanan
Building, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9PH, Scotland/UK, e-mail: To join the SLE please contact Prof. Dieter
Kastovsky, UniversitE4t Wien, Institut fFCr Anglistik und Amerikanistik,
UniversitE4tsstr. 7, A-1010 Wien, Austria, e-mail:
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