LINGUIST List 29.1625

Mon Apr 16 2018

Summer Schools: 2018 North American Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (NASSLLI 2018)/USA

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 13-Apr-2018
From: Mandy Simons <>
Subject: 2018 North American Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (NASSLLI 2018)/USA
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Host Institution: Carnegie Mellon University

Dates: 23-Jun-2018 - 29-Jun-2018
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Focus: The North American Summer School in Logic, Language and Information has been providing outstanding interdisciplinary educational opportunities to graduate students and advanced undergraduates in logic, linguistics, computer science, cognitive science, and philosophy since it was launched as a biennial event in 2002. NASSLLI brings these disciplines together with the goal of producing excellence in the study of how minds and machines alike accomplish the tasks of representing, communicating, manipulating and reasoning with information.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: While the courses are pitched at graduate level, advanced undergraduates with relevant background are welcome to participate. However, we recommend that undergraduate students consult with their advisors about their preparedness for the summer school.

Courses offered at NASSLLI range from intensive, graduate level introductory courses to inter-disciplinary workshops featuring prominent researchers presenting their work in progress. Major foci of this year's program are: Logic and Epistemology; Logic and Computation; Computational Linguistics; and Semantics and Pragmatics.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                      Computational Linguistics
                      Philosophy of Language
                      Text/Corpus Linguistics

Tuition: 200 USD
Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 01-Jun-2018
The deadline for regular applications has passed. However, some additional funds may be available for partial travel reimbursement for students who would otherwise be unable to participate in the program.

Financial Aid Instructions:
Students interested in submitting a late funding application should contact the organizing committee at

Registration: 31-Jan-2018 to 23-May-2018
Contact Person: Will Nalls

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Registration is via the NASSLLI webpage. Please note that the deadline for requesting on campus housing is May 23, 2018.

Page Updated: 16-Apr-2018