LINGUIST List 32.3990

Mon Dec 20 2021

Summer Schools: The NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (V-NYI #4) **2nd winter session**/Virtual

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 16-Dec-2021
From: John Frederick Bailyn <>
Subject: The NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (V-NYI #4) **2nd winter session**
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Host Institution:
Coordinating Institution: Stony Brook University

Dates: 10-Jan-2022 - 21-Jan-2022
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 Musical Cognition Winter V-NYI #4 Courses:
- Introduction to Syntax (Bešlin & Lyskawa)
- Introduction to Formal Semantics (Bhatt, Pancheva & Toquero Perez)
- Topics in Music Cognition: Expertise, Memory, and Emotion (Calma-Roddin & Katz)
- Global Ethnolinguistic Conflict (Dubinsky)
- Predication and argument-structure alternations (den Dikken) (advanced)
- Experimental Linguistics (Gor & Schoenmakers)
- Introduction to Morphology (Gouskova)
- Phasehood in nominal domains (DPs) (Kučerová & Szczegelniak) (advanced)
- Case, agreement, and raising across finite clause boundaries (Lohninger & Wurmbrand) (advanced)
- Missing words and missing worlds (Mirrazi & Zeijlstra) (advanced)
- Modules, Interfaces and some consequences for linguistics (Scheer)
- Universals in Phonology (Ulfsbjorninn)
- Special Session on Minoritized Language and Linguistic Theory with Andrew Nevins (UCL)
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. V-NYI is the virtual, global version of NYI, now in its 4th session.

V-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, Experimental Linguistics, Musical Cognition)
- Critical Cultural Studies (Race and Ethnicity Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Literature; Visual Arts)

Winter 2022 Theoretical Linguistics Faculty:
- John F. Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
- Maša Bešlin (University of Maryland)
- Rajesh Bhatt (UMass, Amherst)
- Nicole Calma-Roddin (NY Institute of Technology)
- Marcel den Dikken (ELTE & Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics)
- Stanley Dubinsky (University of South Carolina)
- Vera Gor (Princeton University)
- Maria Gouskova (New York University)
- Jonah Katz (West Virginia University)
- Ivona Kučerová (McMaster University)
- Magdalena Lohninger (University of Vienna)
- Paulina Lyskawa (The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø)
- Zahra Mirrazi (UMass Amherst)
- Andrew Nevins (University College, London)
- Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California)
- Tobias Scheer (CNRS, Université Côte d'Azur)
- Adam Szczegelniak (Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council)
- Gert-Jan Schoenmakers (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
- Luis MIguel Toquero Pérez (University of Southern California)
- Shanti Ulfsbjorninn (University of Deusto)
- Susi Wurmbrand (University of Vienna and Harvard University)
- Hedde Zeijlstra (Georg-August-University)

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                      General Linguistics
                      Ling & Literature

Tuition: 95 USD
Tuition Explanation: $95 Registration Fee ($20 early bird discount for applications received by Dec. 28, 2021) (for US-based students getting credits: NY state tuition)

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 28-Dec-2021
Partial financial support available

Financial Aid Instructions:
Please inquire with application

Registration: 13-Dec-2021 to 05-Jan-2022
Contact Person: V-NYI #4 Team

Registration Instructions:
Applications will be reviewed beginning Dec. 28, 2021 with acceptances announced Jan. 2, 2021. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 5 2022 if space remains. visit for more information.

Page Updated: 20-Dec-2021