LINGUIST List 26.2487

Thu May 14 2015

Summer Schools: Eastern Generative Grammar (EGG) Summer School / Brno, Czech Republic

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Date: 14-May-2015
From: Sandhya Sundaresan <>
Subject: Eastern Generative Grammar (EGG) Summer School / Brno, Czech Republic
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Eastern Generative Grammar (EGG) Summer School / Brno, Czech Republic

Host Institution: Masaryk University
Coordinating Institution:

Dates: 27-Jul-2015 - 07-Aug-2015
Location: Brno, Czech Republic

Focus: The EGG stands for Eastern Generative Grammar. It is a summer school in generative linguistics. It is cheap, has excellent researchers as teachers, and actively seeks to ensure a nice and stimulating atmosphere on-site. It takes place every summer, typically in Eastern Europe.

School website:

Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Teachers at the 2015 EGG school:

Check out our Teachers and Classes page for course titles and abstracts:


- Phillip Backley (Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan)
- Ewan Dunbar (EHESS, Paris)
- Heather Newell (UQAM, Montreal)
- Tobias Scheer (University of Nice)


- Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
- Anamaria Falaus (University of Nantes)
- Vincent Homer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst and CNRS, Paris)
- Philippe Schlenker (CNRS, Paris and NYU, New York)
- Robert Truswell (University of Edinburgh)


- Jonathan Bobaljik (University of Connecticut)
- Thomas McFadden (ZAS, Berlin)
- Jeffrey Parrott (University of Olomouc)
- Sandhya Sundaresan (University of Leipzig)
- Susi Wurmbrand (University of Connecticut)

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories

Tuition: 120 EUR

Tuition Explanation: A reduced fee of 80 EUR is available to selected applicants. The full fee is 120 EUR. Please see the registration page at: for more information.

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 31-May-2015

Some financial aid is available for students from students from former communist countries in Eastern Europe. The number of reductions is limited, so please only apply if necessary, as we probably cannot give it to everyone who asks for it.

If this reduced fee would still make it really impossible to come to the school, send us a short letter explaining your case to Hedde Zeijlstra at explaining your situation.

Financial Aid Instructions:

Registration: 14-May-2015 to 31-May-2015

Contact Person: Sandhya Sundaresan

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Registration for the 2015 school is now open and can be done online: Please see the registration page for detailed information on the registration process.

Page Updated: 14-May-2015