LINGUIST List 32.1729

Mon May 17 2021

Summer Schools: Innovative Tools in the Study of Language / Online

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 17-May-2021
From: Francesco Vespignani <>
Subject: Innovative Tools in the Study of Language / Online
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Host Institution: University of Padua

Dates: 14-Jun-2021 - 17-Jun-2021
Location: online, Padua, Italy

Focus: large scale studies, ecological validity, real-time research, corpus analysis, machine learning, multisite testing
Minimum Education Level: BA

Linguistic data, be it oral, signed, audiovisual or written, is now available in unprecedented quantity due to progress in information technology. This provides new opportunities for large-scale, ecologically valid, real-time research. The virtual summer school entitled “Innovative Tools in the Study of Language” offers theoretical and hands-on training with novel research tools, such as corpus analysis, machine learning, multisite collaborative testing etc.

Confirmed Instructors:
- Simon de Deyne (University of Melbourne, Australia)
- Jonathan Ginzburg (Université de Paris, France)
- Emmanuel Keuleers (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
- Claartje Levelt (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
- Brian MacWhinney (Carnegie Mellon, USA)
- Ingmar Visser (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
- Roberto Zamparelli (University of Trento, Italy)
- Marco Zorzi (University of Padua, Italy)

The summer school will be held exclusively online. To ensure ample opportunity for interaction, hands-on training and networking, the number of participants will be limited to 30. Registration is open to all academic levels.
Registration: 20-May-2021 to 30-May-2021
Contact Person: Judit Gervain

Registration Instructions:
Participation is free, but registration is mandatory. Participants can register at the following link: Registration deadline: May 30th, 2021. Participants will be notified and registration will be confirmed by June 3rd, 2021. If we receive more registrations than the number of available slots, selection will be made on the basis of applicants’ CV and motivation letter. Priority will be given to underrepresented minorities.

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