LINGUIST List 24.4565

Fri Nov 15 2013

Summer Schools: 9th EACL Spring School in Chinese Linguistics/Rome, Italy

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <>

Date: 14-Nov-2013
From: Linda Badan <>
Subject: 9th EACL Spring School in Chinese Linguistics/Rome, Italy
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9th EACL Spring School in Chinese Linguistics

Host Institution: Università degli Studi Roma TreCoordinating Institution: European Association of Chinese LinguisticsWebsite:

Dates: 31-Mar-2014 - 04-Apr-2014Location: Rome, Italy

Focus: The EACL Spring School in Chinese Linguistics is organized for M.A. and Ph.D. students in Chinese linguistics affiliated to European universities. Applications that do not fit into these criteria (e.g. postdocs, young academics) may be considered if limitations allow.

Minimum Education Level: MA

Special Qualifications:- Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English.- Proven interest in Chinese linguistics.

Description:The aim of the EACL (European Association of Chinese Linguistics) Spring Schools in Chinese Linguistics is to provide an opportunity for MA and PhD-students affiliated to European universities to be exposed to areas in Chinese linguistics to which they are not exposed in their home institution; and to make them aware of the expertise in Chinese linguistics present in Europe. So far we have held six Spring schools in Leiden (2006), München (2007), Amsterdam (2008), Moscow (2009), Bochum (2010), Paris (2011), Berlin (2012), and Prague (2013). Next Spring School will be held in Rome.

The following seminars are going to be offered:- Federico Masini and Chiara Romagnoli: Chinese lexicon and lexicography. Diachronic perspective and synchronic description.- Daniel Kadar: Talking ABOUT Chinese language. An introduction into Chinese meta-pragmatics.- Victor Pan & Linda Badan: Syntax of Modern Chinese. A generative introduction to topic, focus and wh-questions.In addition to these seminars, two lectures on general linguistics will be given by Raffaele Simone (lexicon) and Mara Frascarelli (syntax).

All participants are required to participate in all the three seminar series and lectures.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Languages: Chinese, Mandarin

Language Families: Sino-Tibetan

Tuition: 75.00-100.00 EUR

Tuition Explanation:Accommodation and lunches are included in the attendance fee (pending budget approval). Travel and local transportation are covered by participants. All participants, except for M.A. students, are required to be EACL members, or join the Association, at the time of registration. Membership fee for students is EUR 15 (see the EACL website for further details). Membership fees and attendance fees can be paid by money order, bank transfer or in cash at registration for the Spring School.

Registration: 14-Nov-2013 to 20-Dec-2013

Contact Email: with the subject line “EACL Spring school 2014”. Use the candidate's name as the filename for the PDF. The EACL board deals with the applications and theselection process.

Applications must be sent before December 20, 2013. Late submissions will not be accepted. Prospective participants will be notified by February 1, 2014.The board of the EACL functions as the admission committee.

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