LINGUIST List 28.875

Wed Feb 15 2017

Summer Schools: Spring School on Experimental and Corpus Linguistics/Greece

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <>

Date: 15-Feb-2017
From: Alexandros Tantos <>
Subject: Spring School on Experimental and Corpus Linguistics/Greece
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Host Institution: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Dates: 03-May-2017 - 04-May-2017
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece

Focus: This spring school offers a two-day compact course on experimental and corpus linguistics. The participants will acquire the necessary knowledge to handle corpora and experimental data sets for research and teaching purposes. The sessions will involve lectures and lab practice. Labs will include practice with tools to design linguistic experiments (e-prime) and programming practice for corpus construction and analysis (XML and R). For both experimental and corpus linguistic sessions, real-life data sets will be used and analysed (e.g., Greek Learner Corpus).
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

The instruction will be carried out in English.

Course outline:

- Experimental Linguistics

-- The use of on-line experiments in language research, methodology, design and data analysis
-- Professor Leah Roberts, University of York

-- The use of elicitation tasks in testing research hypotheses in language acquisition
-- Professor Christiane Bongartz, University of Cologne

- Corpus Linguistics

-- Corpus construction, compilation and data analysis
-- Assistant Professor Alexandros Tantos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

-- Learner corpora and language acquisition
-- Associate Professor Despina Papadopoulou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                      Computational Linguistics
                      Text/Corpus Linguistics

Tuition: 100 EUR
Registration: 15-Feb-2017 to 03-May-2017
Contact Person: Alexandros Tantos

Registration Instructions:
The number of participants is limited to 50. In case of a larger number of participants, priority will be given based on time of registration (first-come first-served). Payment methods will be announced soon.

Registration fees:

- 75 euros for AUTH students
- 100 euros for students of other Universities
- 125 euros for non-students

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