LINGUIST List 30.737

Thu Feb 14 2019

Summer Schools: 4th Naxos Summer School: Language Variation and Change in Ancient and Medieval Europe/Greece

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Date: 13-Feb-2019
From: Nikolaos Lavidas <nlavidasenl.uoa.gr>
Subject: 4th Naxos Summer School: Language Variation and Change in Ancient and Medieval Europe/Greece
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Host Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Coordinating Instutitions: University of Athens, Arizona State University, University of Osnabrück
Website: https://lvcnaxos2019.wordpress.com/

Dates: 28-Jul-2019 - 03-Aug-2019
Location: Naxos, Cyclades, Greece

Focus: Intensive language classes on ancient and medieval languages and linguistic classes on language change and variation in Ancient and Medieval Europe (with emphasis on: Old and Middle English, Old High German, Old Norse, Old Romance and Ancient Greek).
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Description:
We are happy to inform you that registration is now open for the 4th Naxos summer school.
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Arizona State University and University of Osnabrück are coordinating a summer school program, a workshop and master classes on ancient and medieval languages and linguistics, to be held on July 28 – August 3, 2019 on the island of Naxos, Greece.

The summer school will offer intensive language classes and linguistic classes on language change and variation in Ancient and Medieval Europe (with emphasis on: Old and Middle English, Old High German, Old Norse, Old Romance and Ancient Greek) for a period of seven days. Eight courses will be offered as well as four master classes and a workshop. The aim is to attract students and scholars to study ancient and medieval languages and linguistics in a relaxed yet very focused and stimulating atmosphere that promotes in depth analysis and discussion.

Faculty:
Thórhallur Eythórsson (University of Iceland)
Olga Fischer (University of Amsterdam)
Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University)
Dag Haug (University of Oslo)
Nikolaos Lavidas (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
Donka Minkova (University of California, Los Angeles)
Ioanna Sitaridou (University of Cambridge)

Courses:
Old and Middle English: Morphosyntax in manuscripts
Old English and how it developed syntactically in the later Middle and Modern periods
Old and Middle English phonology
Old High German
Old Norse and its Old Germanic relatives
The syntactic evolution of the Romance languages
Ancient Greek (morpho-)syntax
Proto-Indo-European (morpho-)syntax: An introduction


Workshop (July 31, 2019):
Language Change in Indo-European


Practical information:
Location: Ursuline School in Naxos, Cyclades, Greece

Accommodation: We can offer 40 beds at the municipality hostel (Vivlos/Tripodes village) for the whole period of the summer school.
Students and participants will also be offered a discount of 30% for the ferry tickets.

More information (on schedule, registration etc.) can be found on the summer school webpage:

https://lvcnaxos2019.wordpress.com/

Nikolaos Lavidas (University of Athens), Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University), Alexander Bergs (University of Osnabrück)

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics


Subject Languages: English, Middle
                    English, Old
                    French, Old
                    German, Old High
                    Greek, Ancient
                    Norse, Old
                    Spanish, Old


Language Families: Indo-European

Tuition: 190 EUR
Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 15-Apr-2019
4 scholarships available (that cover the registration fees) for university (BA, MA, PhD) students. Applications accepted until April 15, 2019.

Financial Aid Instructions:
In order to apply for a scholarship, please email your motivation and your CV to nlavidasenl.uoa.gr [Nikolaos Lavidas] before April 15, 2019.

Registration: 01-Feb-2019 to 15-Apr-2019
Contact Person: Nikolaos Lavidas
                Email: nlavidasenl.uoa.gr

Apply on the web: https://lvcnaxos2019.wordpress.com/registration/

Registration Instructions:
To apply for the summer school, please use the online application form: https://lvcnaxos2019.wordpress.com/registration/ (Places are limited, we therefore advise you to enroll as quickly as possible).


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