LINGUIST List 31.3962

Sat Dec 26 2020

Summer Schools: The 19th NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (V-NYI) **1st winter session** / USA

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Date: 20-Dec-2020
From: John Bailyn <>
Subject: The 19th NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (V-NYI) **1st winter session** / USA
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Host Institution:
Coordinating Institution: Stony Brook University

Dates: 18-Jan-2021 - 29-Jan-2021
Location: The Virtual Sky, NY -St. Petersburg, USA

Focus: Primary focus within the Theoretical Linguistics program is Generative Grammar (Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics), with additional courses in Experimental Linguistics and Super Linguistics

Winter V-NYI Courses:
- Introduction to Syntax (Lyutikova & Pereltsvaig)
- Non-finite complementation (Pesetsky) (advanced)
- Introduction to Phonology (Tanenbaum)
- Words and other things: what do you need to list in your head? (Pietraszko & Preminger)
- Semantics - a teaser (Pasternak)
- Tenselessness (Pancheva) (advanced)
- Introduction to Linguistics through Russian (Bailyn)
- Applied Phonetics (Takahashi)
- Topics in Experimental Linguistics (Drury, Gor, & Kazanina)
- Meaning across modalities (Esipova)
- Gesture & human nature (Nevins & Francis)
- The Music-Language connection (Katz)
- The mental life of Modernism (Keyser)

See course descriptions here:

(also see Critical Cultural Studies courses here:

Minimum Education Level: BA

Special Qualifications: all undergraduate and graduate students are eligible (no high school students!)

The New York-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture is an interdisciplinary institute focusing on theoretical linguistics as well as critical cultural studies

NYI is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds and countries interested in comparative and formal approaches to theoretical linguistics as well as race and gender studies and literature and fine arts.

Participants create their own study program from seminars in the following fields:
- Generative Linguistics (Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Gesture Studies, Experimental Linguistics)
- Critical Cultural Studies (Race and Ethnicity Studies; Gender Studies; Literature; Visual Arts)

Winter 2021 Theoretical Linguistics Faculty:
- John F. Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
- John E. Drury (Jiangsu University)
- Maria Esipova (University of Oslo)
- Naomi Francis University of Oslo)
- Vera Gor (Princeton University)
- Jonah Katz (West Virginia University)
- Nina Kazanina (University of Bristol)
- Samuel Jay Keyser (MIT)
- Ekaterina Lyutikova (Moscow State University)
- Andrew Nevins (University College, London)
- Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California)
- Rob Pasternak (ZAS, Berlin)
- Asya Pereltsvaig (Independent Scholar)
- David Pesetsky (MIT)
- Asia Pietraszko (University of Rochester)
- Omer Preminger (University of Maryland)
- Chikako Takahashi (Haverford College)
- Russell Tanenbaum (Stony Brook University)

For more information, visit:

To apply, please visit:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                      Cognitive Science
                      Discipline of Linguistics
                      General Linguistics
                      Ling & Literature
                      Linguistic Theories

Tuition: 75 USD
Tuition Explanation: $75 Registration Fee. (for US-based students getting credits, NY state tuition)

Registration: 19-Dec-2020 to 08-Jan-2021
Contact Person: John F Bailyn

Registration Instructions:
Applications will be reviewed beginning Dec. 28, 2020 with acceptance announced Jan. 4, 2021. Applications will be accepted Dec 28-Jan. 8 2021 if space remains. Registration dates: December 16, 2020 - January 8, 2021

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