LINGUIST List 32.2210

Tue Jun 29 2021

Summer Schools: The 20th NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (V-NYI #3) 3rd Virtual Global Session / Online

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Date: 30-Jun-2021
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Subject: The 20th NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (V-NYI #3) 3rd Virtual Global Session / Online
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The 20th NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (V-NYI #3) 3rd Virtual Global Session

Host Institution: Stony Brook University

Dates: 14-Jul-2021 - 30-Jul-2021
Location: The Virtual Sky, NY / St. Petersburg, Online, 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

Summer 2021 Theoretical Linguistics and Cognitive Studies Faculty:
- Daniel Altshuler (University of Oxford)
- John F. Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
- Rajesh Bhatt (UMass, Amherst)
- Maria Esipova (University of Oslo)
- Noam Faust (CNRS, Paris)
- Vera Gor (Princeton University)
- Patrick Georg Grosz (University of Oslo)
- Jeff Heinz (Stony Brook University)
- Daniel Gutzmann (University of Cologne)
- Catherine Hobaiter (University of St. Andrew)
- Sabine Iatridou (MIT)
- Laura Kalin (Princeton University)
- Samuel Jay Keyser (MIT)
- Jordan Kodner (Stony Brook University)
- Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California)
- Pritty Patel-Grosz (University of Oslo)
- Asia Pietraszko (University of Rochester)
- Polina Pleshak (University of Maryland)
- Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)
- Omer Preminger (University of Maryland)
- Owen Rambow (Stony Brook University)
- Hongchen Wu (Georgia Tech University)
- Susi Wurmbrand (University of Vienna)
Minimum Education Level: BA

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 cognitive science, race and gender studies, study of art & society, critical media studies

Participants create their own program from seminars in the following fields:

- Theoretical Linguistics (Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Gesture Studies, Experimental Linguistics
- Critical Cultural Studies (Race and Ethnicity Studies; Gender Studies; Critical Media Studies, Art & Society)

Summer 2021 V-NYI Courses in Linguistics & Cognitive Studies:
- Introduction to Syntax (Preminger)
- Intermediate Syntax (Iatridou)
- Introduction to Formal Semantics (Altshuler)
- What's a Problem in Phonology? (Faust)
- Introduction to Experimental Linguistics (Gor)
- Cognitive Science Goes to the Field (Pleshak & Polinsky)
- Topics in Musical Cognition (Bailyn) (1 week)
- The Mental Life of Modernism (Keyser) (1 week)
- I heard it on the ape vine: human and chimpanzee gestural meanings (Hobaiter & Patel-Grosz) (1 week)
- Infixation: Typology and Theory (Kalin)
- From Expressivity to Emojis (Gutzmann & Grosz)
- Some issues with not-at-issueness (advanced) (Esipova)
- Scope Issues (advanced) (Wu)
- Backward control, crossed control and voice restructuring (advanced) (Pietraszko & Wurmbrand)
- Three or Four Puzzles about Numerals (advanced) (Bhatt & Pancheva)

Summer 2021 V-NYI Courses in Critical Cultural Studies:

- On Revolutions and their Aftermaths (Tanja Petrović, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts)
- Navigating Identities: Intersectional Politics of Race, Class, Gender, and Civic Voice (Barbara LeSavoy, SUNY College at Brockport)
- What is Queer Decolonial Studies? (Joseph M. Pierce, Stony Brook University & Diego Falconí, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
- Fake News (Amir Husak, The New School)
- Covering vulnerable and underrepresented populations in international journalism (Razvan Sibii, UMass, Amherst)
- Black Marxism (Nikolay Karkov, SUNY Cortland)
- Drama of Poetry, Poetry of Drama (Polly Gannon, Independent scholar and Leah Lowe, Vanderbilt University)
- Global Baroque (Fernando Loffredo, Stony Brook University)
- Translation in a Multilingual World (Polly Gannon, independent Scholar, Amelia Glaser, UCSD & Rita Nezami, Stony Brook University)
- On Belonging: Hannah Arendt and Tradition (James McFarland, Vanderbilt University)
- Song & Catastrophe: Paul Celan (Ivan Sokolov, UCal Berkeley)
- Global, Cultural and Environmental Issues (Javier Uriarte, Stony Brook University)
- Workshop: Critical Race Today (Manuela Boatcă, University of Freiberg, Giovanni Picker, University of Glasgow, Aishah Scott, Providence College & Yalile Suriel, Stony Brook University)

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories

Tuition: 100 USD

Tuition Explanation: Tuition Explanation: $100 Registration Fee
(for US-based students getting credits, NY state tuition)

Registration: 01-Jul-2021 to 01-Jul-2021

Contact Person: V-NYI #3 Team

Registration Instructions:
To apply, please visit:


Final application review begins July 1, 2021.
Applications accepted after July 1 only if space remains

Page Updated: 29-Jun-2021