LINGUIST List 29.1016

Tue Mar 06 2018

Summer Schools: Sociolinguistics today. Methods for the Analysis of Ancient and Modern Languages/Italy

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 01-Mar-2018
From: Carla Bruno <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics today. Methods for the Analysis of Ancient and Modern Languages
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Host Institution: Università per Stranieri di Siena

Dates: 11-Jun-2018 - 15-Jun-2018
Location: Siena, Italy

Focus: The University for Foreigners of Siena offers the intensive course “Sociolinguistics today: methods for the analysis of ancient and modern languages”. The course (open to advanced students of linguistics) aims at providing the participants with instruments and notions for sociolinguistic analysis. Lessons will be taken in Italian and English.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

The course (32 hours in total) will be articulated into 8 modules managed both by specialists in ancient languages and by specialists in modern languages. Particular attention will be devoted to the theoretical frameworks for sociolinguistic analysis, as well as to the influence on the research methodology by the nature of the linguistic data (necessarily conveyed by written materials, e.g., in the study of the past).

Invited speakers:
James Clackson (Univ. of Cambridge), Francesco De Renzo (Univ. “La Sapienza”, Rome), Franco Fanciullo (Univ. of Pise), Brian Joseph (Ohio State University), Giancarlo Schirru (Univ. "L'Orientale", Naples), Barbara Turchetta (Università degli Studi IUL – Florence)

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Language Families: Indo-European

Tuition: 80 EUR
Registration: 01-Mar-2018 to 08-Jun-2018
Contact Person: Carla Bruno

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Online registration opens on 1 March. Students are required to submit a registration form giving the fee payment details (i.e. payment date and tracking number). For late registration the participation fee amounts to 100 Euro.

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