LINGUIST List 26.1685

Mon Mar 30 2015

Summer Schools: NYI-2015: The 13th Annual New York - St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture / St. Petersburg, Russia

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 28-Mar-2015
From: John Frederick Bailyn <john.bailynstonybrook.edu>
Subject: NYI-2015: The 13th Annual New York - St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture / St. Petersburg, Russia
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NYI-2015: The 13th Annual New York - St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture / St. Petersburg, Russia

Host Institution: St. Petersburg State University
Coordinating Institution: Stony Brook University
Website: http://www.nyi.spb.ru

Dates: 13-Jul-2015 - 31-Jul-2015
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Focus: The 13th annual New York-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-2015) is an interdisciplinary institute focusing on generative linguistics, cognitive science and critical culture/media studies.

NYI is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds and countries interested in comparative and formal approaches to theoretical linguistics and cognition as well as cultural and media studies.

- Students have attended from 42 countries and 50+ Russian cities
- Faculty from US, Russian and other European institutions
- All classes in English
- Dormitory space and visa support available

Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Description:
Participants create their own study program from seminars in the following fields:

- Generative Linguistics (Syntax, Semantics, Morphology)
- Cognitive Science (Experimental Cognitive Psychology, Musical Cognition)
- Cultural Studies (Critical Cultural Studies, Race & Gender Studies, Islamic and Religious Studies, Media Studies…)

2015 Linguistics/Cognitive Studies Faculty:

- John F. Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
- Jonathan Bobaljik (University of Connecticut)
- Bradley Larsen (Harvard University)
- Sabine Iatridou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
- Laura Kalin (University of Connecticut)
- Evie Malaia (University of Texas)
- Donna Jo Napoli (Swarthmore College)
- Philippe Schlenker (New York University and Institut Jean Nicod)
- Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California)
- Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University)
- Susi Wurmbrand (University of Connecticut)

For information on faculty and seminars, visit: http://www.nyi.spb.ru

Seminar Listings:

- The Structure of Human Language: Introduction to Generative Syntax (Iatridou)
- 3 Puzzles in Syntax and Semantics (Wurmbrand, Kalin, Larson)
- Introduction to Morphology (Bobaljik, Kalin, Wurmbrand)
- Introduction to Formal Semantics (Pancheva, Tatevosov)
- Experimental Methods in Language Processing Analysis (Malaia)
- Ellipsis (Larson)
- Quantifier Raising (Pancheva)
- Musical Cognition (Bailyn)
- Seminar in Semantics (Iatridou, Pancheva, Tatevosov)
- Topics in Sign language Linguistics (Napoli, Schlenker)

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
General Linguistics
Morphology
Semantics
Syntax

Tuition Explanation: Tuition varies by country of residence and type of program:
- Russia/CIS: $330
- Other countries (non-US/Canada): $480
- US/Canada: apply through Stony Brook Study Abroad

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/studyabroad/outgoing/programs/summer/russia/stpete

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 15-Apr-2015
- Discount for applications received by April 15.
- Mini grants available to Russian students (apply after acceptance into program)

Course Credit Available: Yes

- NYI Certificate of Completion given to all students who successfully complete the program
- Credit-bearing study abroad program for US and Canadian students (3-9 credits)
- ECTS credits available for European students

Registration: Open until 15 May; discounted fee until April 15, 2015

Contact Email: nyistudentsgmail.com
Apply on the web: http://www.nyi.spb.ru/application

Registration Instructions:
- Early application deadline for all students: April 15 ($40 fee reduction).
- Application deadline for students needing visas: May 15.
- Deadline for students not needing visas: May 31 (if spaces remain)

Registration Instructions:
- Early application deadline for all students: April 15 ($40 fee reduction).
- Application deadline for students needing visas: May 15.
- Deadline for students not needing visas: May 31 (if spaces remain)

Page Updated: 30-Mar-2015