LINGUIST List 25.5200

Fri Dec 19 2014

Summer Schools: COST SignGram Summer School 2015 / Barcelona, Spain

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <gosialinguistlist.org>


Date: 18-Dec-2014
From: Josep Quer <josep.querupf.edu>
Subject: COST SignGram Summer School 2015 / Barcelona, Spain
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Host Institution: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Coordinating Institution: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/summerschool2015barcelona/

Dates: 07-May-2015 - 09-May-2015
Location: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Focus: The COST SignGram Summer School 2015 Barcelona addresses theoretical and experimental issues in sign language linguistics and research in the domains of the phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics of sign languages. Courses Roland Pfau (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands): The morphology and syntax of sign language negation. Meltem Kelepir (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey): The syntax of wh-interrogatives. Markus Steinbach (Georg-August-Universität-Göttingen, Germany): Anaphora resolution and reference. Additional activities There will be a capacity building training session for early stage researchers in Sign Linguistics led by Christian Rathmann (Hamburg University). The school will also host a guest lecture by Susan Fischer (CUNY Graduate Center, New York). Notice that the COST SignGram Training School will take place after the fourth edition of the ‘Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory’ (FEAST) conference, also at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona), on May 4-6, 2015.
Minimum Education Level: BA
Special Qualifications: The summer school is open to master students, graduate students or junior researchers who already have familiarity with sign language research but are not trained in formal linguistics and to students at the same level who are trained in formal linguistics but are not yet familiar with sign language linguistics. In order for the two groups of students to work fruitfully together in the classroom, a list of preparatory readings will be provided before the summer school starts.

Description:
The COST SignGram Summer School 2015 Barcelona is the training school of the COST Action IS1006 ‘Unraveling the grammars of European sign languages: pathways to full citizenship of deaf signers and to the protection of their linguistic heritage’. For information about this COST Action visit: signgram.eu.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 15-Feb-2015
15 bursaries (300 EUROs each) are made available by the SignGram Action to cover the cost of accommodation and meals during the stay in Barcelona. The reimbursement of the bursary will be done within 3 months after the summer school is over. Only students from COST countries (Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) can apply for a bursary. A limited number of non-financially supported students will be admitted to the school as well. There is no tuition fee.

Financial Aid Instructions:
Applicants should send a CV, a short letter of intent, and the name of a referee. The applicant should communicate his/her deaf/hearing status and whether he/she would like to apply for a bursary. Admissions to the summer school and bursary awards will be announced at the end of February.

Registration: 06-Jan-2015 to 15-Feb-2015
Contact Person: Josep Quer
                Email: summerschool2015barcelonagmail.com

Apply by Email: summerschool2015barcelonagmail.com

Registration Instructions:
Applicants should send a CV, a short letter of intent, and the name of a referee. The applicant should communicate his/her deaf/hearing status and whether he/she would like to apply for a bursary.

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