LINGUIST List 29.475

Mon Jan 29 2018

Summer Schools: 2nd Crete Summer School of Linguistics/Greece

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 28-Jan-2018
From: Vina Tsakali <>
Subject: 2nd Crete Summer School of Linguistics
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Host Institution: University of Crete
Coordinating Institution: University of Crete

Dates: 16-Jul-2018 - 27-Jul-2018
Location: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

Focus: CreteLing 2018 focuses on Theoretical Linguistics (Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, Morphology, syntax-semantics interface, phonology-syntax interface), Sign Language, language evolution, animal communication and historical linguistics.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The Division of Linguistics at the University of Crete announces the 2nd Summer School in Linguistics. CreteLing2018 will take place from July 16 to July 27, 2018. There will be introductory courses and advanced seminars on syntax, phonology, sign language, morphology, semantics, syntax-semantics interface, phonology-syntax interface, language evolution, animal communication and historical linguistics.
There will also be two workshops taking place within CreteLing2018: The workshop "Linguistic explorations beyond language: music, dance and visual narrative", on 18/7/2018, organized by Patrick Grosz & Pritty Patel-Grosz (University of Oslo), and the workshop "Sign language grammars through the formal and experimental glass", on 25/7/2018, organized by Josep Quer (ICREA - Universitat Pompeu Fabra).
The application form is available online via the school’s website ( and the deadline for early application is April,1. Please note that availability in the dorms and for attending is limited, so please consult our website for more information.

The instructors in CreteLing2018 are:

Adam Albright (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Artemis Alexiadou (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin & Leibniz- ZAS Berlin)
Elena Anagnostopoulou (University of Crete)
Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
Ashwini Deo (The Ohio State University)
Caroline Féry (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
Kai von Fintel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Caroline Heycock (The University of Edinburgh)
Sabine Iatridou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Kyle Johnson (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)
Winfried Lechner (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
Joan Mascaro (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Jim McCloskey (University of California Santa Cruz)
Shigeru Miyagawa (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Roumi Pancheva (University of Southern California)
Doug Pulleyblank (University of British Columbia)
Josep Quer (ICREA - Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Floris Roelofsen (University of Amsterdam)
Donca Steriade (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Tim Stowell (University of California, Los Angeles)
Michael Wagner (McGill University)
Hedde Zeijlstra (Universität Göttingen)

Venue: University Campus, Gallos 74100, Rethymnon

Sabine Iatridou (MIT) (
Vina Tsakali (UoC) (
Organizing Committee:
Elena Anagnostopoulou (UoC) (
Alexis Kalokerinos (UoC) (
Ioanna Kappa (UoC) (
Georgia Katsimali (UoC) (
Winfried Lechner (University of Athens) (

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Registration: 16-Apr-2018 to 16-Jun-2018
Contact Person: Vina Tsakali

Registration Instructions:
Important Dates: Deadline for early application: 1 April 2018 ⇒ Notification of acceptance for early registration: 15 April 2018 Deadline for late application: 30 April 2018 ⇒ Notification of acceptance for late registration: 15 May 2018 (Please keep in mind that it may be the case that as in 2017, we will stop accepting applications at the early application deadline, i.e. April,1). On our website, you can find specific information as to who to contact related to your inquiries. For general information and inquiries, please contact

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