LINGUIST List 29.1448

Tue Apr 03 2018

Summer Schools: The ACTL Summer School 2018/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 01-Apr-2018
From: Yasutada Sudo <>
Subject: The ACTL Summer School 2018
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Host Institution: University College London

Dates: 25-Jun-2018 - 29-Jun-2018
Location: London, United Kingdom

Focus: The ACTL Summer School 2018 will offer three advanced courses and three introductory courses in syntax, semantics and phonology, and two courses in psycholinguistics. It will be held on Mon 25–Fri 29 June, 2018 at UCL. There are more lecturers than usual, and we will have two parallel sessions. In addition, there will be a workshop with poster presentations by students. You can find more information about the workshop below. Courses: Advanced Courses: Cross-clausal A-dependencies by Susi Wurmbrand (University of Connecticut, University of Vienna) Topics in the semantics of pronouns: crossover phenomena by Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard) Contextual Information in Phonology by Yuni Kim (Essex) Introductory Courses: Where movement fails: minimalist perspectives on island effects by Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin) Introduction to Dynamic Semantics by Patrick D. Elliott (ZAS) Introduction to constraint-based phonology by Adam J. Chong (QUML) Pscyholinguisitics: Language Development in Psychosemantics by Daniele Panizza (Göttingen) Sentence Processing by Nino Grillo (York) The psycholinguistic courses will take place at 9:30-11:00 on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. We will skip the morning slot on Monday and start at 11:30, so that those who come from outside London will be able to travel that day. On Wednesday we will have the poster presentation workshop at 9:00-11:00.
Minimum Education Level: MA

The ACTL Summer School 2018 offers 8 courses in various areas of theoretical linguistics.

See for more information.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                      Language Acquisition
                      Linguistic Theories
                      Philosophy of Language

Tuition: 80 GBP
Registration: 02-Apr-2018 to 29-Jun-2018
Contact Person: Richard Jardine

Apply by Email:

Registration Instructions:
Apply by sending an email with your name, affiliation, and program of study as described on the school's web page.

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