LINGUIST List 29.885
Mon Feb 26 2018
Summer Schools: LinC Summer School: Register and Context/Germany
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Host Institution: Rheinische-Westfälische
Technische Hochschule Aachen
Dates: 03-Sep-2018 - 07-Sep-2018
Location: Aachen, North Rhine Westphalia,
Focus: The 5th LinC Summer School offers an introduction to
Systemic Functional Linguistic theory and experience applying it to real-world
challenges. This year the summer school will focus on register and context and
includes a statistical approach to register studies course as well as numerous
special interest programs.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate
Our 2018 team of instructors includes:
Introduction to SFL: Mood & Theme (David Schönthal and Gerard O'Grady)
to SFL: Transitivity & Logico-semantic relations (David Schönthal and Stella
Introduction to SFL: Analyses in Context (Rebekah Wegener and Stella
Advanced SFL: Transitivity (Tom Bartlett)
Advanced SFL: The Nominal
group in context (Lise Fontaine)
Advanced SFL: Architectures for linguistic
models (Mick O'Donnell)
Introduction to Praat (Jessica Di Napoli)
Prosody in Context (Stefan Baumann)
Register and Context (Stella Neumann)
Methods of Corpus
Comparison: feature detection, evaluation and analysis (Elke Teich)
Context and Language Learning (Elma Kerz)
Modelling Context for Multimodal
Language in Use (Rebekah Wegener)
Instantiation and the reach of context (Wendy
SFL architecture: context, semantics, and the notion of textual
instantiation (Erich Steiner)
SFL architecture: the place and role of semantic
interfaces (Miriam Taverniers)
Statistics for register studies I (Stefan Evert)
Statistics for register studies II (Stefan Evert)
summer school offers a morning course and an afternoon session. There are three
morning courses on offer, and these will continue as a course for the week.
Afternoon sessions can be selected separately for each day. Once you select a
morning course in the registration system the course will be selected for the entire
week. Afternoon sessions can be selected individually for each day. Participants at
the summer school are encouraged to submit an abstract for a poster presentation
session that will be held at the start of the summer school as part of LingUnite.
This is a free event that you can register for as part of the registration system.
See website for schedule.
The summer school will be held at
RWTH Aachen University.
RWTH Aachen University
Institut für Anglistik,
Amerikanistik und Romanistik
and the poster session on the Monday will be in Couvenhalle and classes and all
other events from Tuesday – Friday will be held in the SemiTemp Building.
There are many different accommodation options available in Aachen, including
sharing with our local student and staff members, who have made rooms available. If
you would like to take part in this option, please email lingunite
the subject line re: share accommodation.
If you prefer to find your own
accommodation, you can search online using various websites. There are a full range
of rooms available around the city and within a short distance from the university.
Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Tuition: 190 EUR
Registration: 01-Feb-2018 to
Contact Person: Caroline Zurhelle-Waser
Apply on the web: http://linc.anglistik.rwth-aachen.de/
You do not need any special documentation to complete the
registration form. All information regarding visa applications can be found on the
website. You will have several options for payment including payment online using a
credit card on our secure site that you will get to once you have been through the
registration form. Places are limited so please register early. Once registration is
full, we do keep a waiting list and we will make one available as soon as
registration is full. The registration fee does not include lunch. There are many
cafes and shops nearby where you can buy lunch or if you are in self-catering
accommodation, you will have the facilities there to make your own food. There is a
supermarket (food shop) right beside the university.
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