LINGUIST List 27.1051

Mon Feb 29 2016

Summer Schools: 10th EACL Summer School in Chinese Linguistics/France

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 28-Feb-2016
From: Hongyuan Sun <>
Subject: 10th EACL Summer School in Chinese Linguistics/France
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Host Institution: University of Picardie - Jules Verne
Coordinating Institution: European Association of Chinese Linguistics

Dates: 06-Jun-2016 - 09-Jun-2016
Location: Amiens, France

Focus: The 10th EACL Summer School in Chinese Linguistics, to be held at the University of Picardie Jules-Verne (France) in June 2016, offers five courses for M.A. and Ph.D. students in Chinese linguistics.
Minimum Education Level: MA

The 10th EACL (European Association of Chinese Linguistics) Summer School in Chinese Linguistics will be held at the University of Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV) in France.

Sponsors :
European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL), University of Picardy Jules Verne (UPJV), France : Chinese Department of the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures, International Affairs Directorate and Centre d'Etudes des Relations et Contacts Linguistiques et Littéraires (CERCLL EA4283).

Local organizing committee:

Where will it be held?
University of Picardy Jules Verne at Amiens, Chemin du Thil, 80000 Amiens, France:
(Amiens is hour from Paris by train and can also be reached by the airport shuttle service from the low cost airport Paris-Beauvais.)

What are the courses to be offered?
Challenging received views on the Chinese writing system

Victor Junnan PAN (Université Paris Diderot, LLF)
Sentence-final particles in Mandarin Chinese: from syntax to discourse

Complex sentences in Mandarin Chinese and related issues

Carlotta SPARVOLI (Università degli Studi di Parma
Modality in Mandarin Chinese

Hongyuan SUN (Université de Picardie Jules-Verne, CERCLL)
Tense and aspect in Mandarin Chinese

Invited talk by Catherine DOUAY (Université de Picardie Jules-Verne, CORPUS)
Revisiting verb aspect in English: the case of the progressive
N.B. The participants are required to attend all courses.

(i) Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English.
(ii) Proven interest in Chinese linguistics

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Languages: Chinese, Mandarin

Language Families: Sino-Tibetan

Tuition: 90 EUR
Registration: 22-Feb-2016 to 13-Mar-2016
Contact Person: Hongyuan Sun

Apply by Email:

Registration Instructions:
Candidates should send their application in one PDF file to the following address : The application should include the 2 parts listed below. (I) an academic C.V. containing the following information: - Name and contact information (including M(ale)/F(emale) for the dorms). - Name of your university and department; name of your advisor / main teacher in Chinese and/or linguistics. No recommendation is required from your advisor to apply. - Information on your previous academic training, including the year you started your Master/PhD course ; information on your training in linguistics and in Chinese - Main fields of interest and the subject of your Master/PhD research. - List of publications and/or talks/posters at conferences, if any. (II) A short motivation (10-15 lines) why you want to attend the summer school. (This is very important for the selection procedure). Use the candidate's last name as filename for the PDF. Deadlines: Applications must be received the latest on March 13, 2016. Late submissions will not be accepted. Prospective participants will be notified by March 31, 2016. The board of EACL functions as admission committee.

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