LINGUIST List 29.1510

Mon Apr 09 2018

Summer Schools: LOT Summer School 2018 / Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 09-Apr-2018
From: Sophie ter Schure <>
Subject: LOT Summer School 2018 / Netherlands
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Host Institution: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Coordinating Institution: Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap

Dates: 18-Jun-2018 - 29-Jun-2018
Location: Groningen, Netherlands

Focus: The LOT Summer School covers all major areas of linguistics and teaches a wide range of methodological tools and theoretical frameworks. At this year's School, there is a focus on Psycholinguistics.
Minimum Education Level: MA
Special Qualifications: Please check the schedule to see which courses are meant for which level (fundamental, intermediate or advanced).

The LOT Summer School 2018 is hosted by the University of Groningen. Professors from all over the world will come to Groningen to teach courses in their field of specialization. The LOT school is now open for PhD students in Linguistics.

The focus of the current Summer School is on Psycholinguistics, with courses taught by Gary Lupyan (Language & Thought), Michael Ramscar (Language & Aging), Thomas Bak (Language & Cognition in Bilingualism), Kristin Lemhöfer (The Cognition and Electrophysiology of Multilingual Learning and Processing), Merel Keijzer (Language Attrition), Tom Roeper (Perspectives on Modern Acquisition Theory) and Anna Papafragou (Language & Event Representation).

There will be in-depth courses on many other topics, ranging from computational linguistics and formal semantics to sociolinguistics, historical linguistics and phonetics. These will be taught by Yves Scherrer (Language, Computation and Technology), Omer Preminger (Person, Number and the Architecture of Grammar), Jacolien van Rij (Introduction to Nonlinear Regression Modeling), František Kratochvíl (Linguistic Typology and Language Diversity), Janet Fuller (Language & Identity), Freek Van de Velde (Mechanisms and Methods in Historical Linguistics), Eva J. Daussà (Multilingualism at Home and in School), Jakub Dotlacil (Formal semantics and the cognitive modeling of interpretation), Debra Myhill (Researching the Grammar-Writing Relationship) and Vincent van Heuven (Phonetic Correlates of Word and Sentence Stress).

In addition to these advanced courses in Linguistics, there will be discussion groups to discuss your own PhD research, poster sessions, a public lecture by Michael Ramscar, a lecture about open access publishing by Johan Rooryck, a career event, and a range of social events for students.

Registration is open until May 22nd, 2018 at: > LOT Summer School 2018 > Registration.

Linguistic Field(s): Clinical Linguistics
                      Cognitive Science
                      Computational Linguistics
                      Discourse Analysis
                      General Linguistics
                      Historical Linguistics
                      Language Acquisition
                      Linguistic Theories
                      Text/Corpus Linguistics

Tuition: 200 EUR
Registration: 26-Mar-2018 to 22-May-2018
Contact Person: Sophie ter Schure

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Please check the course descriptions (click on teachers' name) to check if you have sufficient background for intermediate and advanced courses (

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