LINGUIST List 25.5199

Fri Dec 19 2014

Summer Schools: LOT Summer School in Linguistics 2015 / Leuven, Belgium

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <>

Date: 18-Dec-2014
From: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck <>
Subject: LOT Summer School in Linguistics 2015 / Leuven, Belgium
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Host Institution: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Coordinating Institution: Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics (LOT)

Dates: 15-Jun-2015 - 26-Jun-2015
Location: Leuven, Belgium

Focus: The annual Summer School of the Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics (LOT) provides introductory and advanced graduate training in linguistics. It offers 18 courses in different domains, spread over two weeks.
Minimum Education Level: MA

The following linguists have already agreed to teach a one-week course at the 2015 LOT Summer School in Leuven. Seven more will follow soon.

Jim McCloskey (UCSC): Syntax
Donka Farkas (UCSC): Semantics/Pragmatics
Peter Jurgec (University of Toronto): Phonology/Phonetics
Jeanine Treffers-Daller (University of Reading): Bilingualism
Martin Hilpert (University of Neuchâtel): Historical Linguistics
Arie Verhagen (Leiden University): Usage-Based Linguistics
Spike Gildea (University of Oregon) and Dik Bakker (University of Amsterdam): Typology
Benedikt Szmrecsanyi (KU Leuven) and Freek Van de Velde (KU Leuven): Quantitative Methods in Linguistics
Koen Jaspaert (KU Leuven) and Kris Van den Branden (KU Leuven): Language and Education
Myriam Vermeerbergen and Geert Brône (KU Leuven): Language and Gesture Frank Van Eynde (KU Leuven): Sign-Based Construction Grammar

Courses are two hours every day for five days, and can be taken for partial credit (without paper) or full credit (with submission of a paper after the course). Advanced PhD students can also participate in a Research Discussion Group with one of the teachers.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                      Historical Linguistics

Tuition: 175 EUR
Registration: 22-Mar-2015 to 12-Jun-2015
Contact Person: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

Registration Instructions:
Registration forms and other practical information will be made available on the LOT website in March 2015. In the meantime, if you want to stay up to date on the latest news concerning the summer school, you can follow us on Twitter ( or Facebook (

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