LINGUIST List 26.2116
Tue Apr 21 2015
Summer Schools: Spirit: Summer School on Negation / Göttingen, Germany
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Hedde Zeijlstra <hzeijls
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Spirit: Summer School on Negation / Göttingen, Germany
Dates: 14-Sep-2015 - 17-Sep-2015
Location: Göttingen, Germany
Focus: Linguistics in Göttingen (LinG) proudly announces a four-day summer school on negation, held in the surroundings of Göttingen. During this summer school, four tutorials (1,5 hour per day each) will be held, featuring four well-known teachers. In addition, there will be discussion seminars, sessions for student presentations and evening lectures (by, a.o. Markus Steinbach and Hedde Zeijlstra).
Minimum Education Level: MA
The school is intended for 20-25 PhD students and postdocs, working on, or interested in the topic.
Teachers and classes:
- Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford) – Semantics of Negation and Negative Changes
- Roland Pfau (Amsterdam) – Negation in Sign Language
- Cecilia Poletto (Frankfurt) – Syntax and Cross-Linguistic Variation of Negation
- Rosalind Thornton (Melbourne) – Acquisition and Other Psycholinguistic Aspects of Negation
The school will be followed by by an international workshop on negation where every school participant is invited to hold a (poster) presentation.
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Tuition: 0 EUR
Tuition Explanation: The school has no fee, and all lodging and meals will be provided for free as well. Traveling costs will in principle not be reimbursed, though exceptions based on the participants’ backgrounds are possible.
Registration: 21-Apr-2015 to 01-Jun-2015
Contact Person: Hedde Zeijlstra
Apply by Email: hzeijls
Interested? Send an email to hzeijls
uni-goettingen.de by June 1 with a short description of your research interests and a short motivation why you would want to attend the school Together this should be no more than 300 words.
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