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[ecrea] Summer School on Linguistics, Cognition and Culture | St. Petersburg, Russia

Mon Apr 09 20:28:57 GMT 2018

The 16th annual New York-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-2018) is an advanced interdisciplinary summer school focusing on critical culture/media studies, generative linguistics, and cognitive science. NYI is open to PhD students and young researchers from all relevant backgrounds and countries. All classes are taught in English. Dormitory space and visa support available

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

- Cultural Studies (Critical Cultural Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies, Film & Media Studies,…) - Generative Linguistics (Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, Morphology, Computational)
- Cognitive Science (Language & Mind, Ambiguity, Consciousness)

*2018 Cultural Studies Seminars:*

Post-Cold War Culture in Russia and the United States: Questions of Convergence
(Timothy Portice, Middlebury College)

Film Feminisms* (Advanced)
(Dijana Jelača, Brooklyn College)

Art as a Social Act: Installation, Site Specific and Public Art
(Nobuho Nagasawa, Stony Brook University)

Perspectives on Language (and everything else)
(Eugene Hammond, Stony Brook University)

Postcolonial, Decolonial, Anti-colonial (*Advanced!)
(Nikolay Karkov, SUNY Cortland)

The Media Economy: Theories of and Careers in New Media
(Konstantine Klioutchkine, Pomona College)

On Men and Manhood: Thinking beyond Hegemonic Masculinity
(Tanja Petrović, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts)

An Introduction into intersectional Women and Gender Studies
(Katharina Wiedlack, University of Vienna)

Becoming nobody (again): Poetry, Translation, and the Semiotics of Textiles
(Polly Gannon, St. Petersburg State University)

*2018 Linguistics and Cognitive Studies Seminars:*

Introduction to Syntax
(Omer Preminger, UMD)

How Minority Languages Change Linguistic Theory
(Andrew Nevins, University College London)

Introduction to Formal Semantics
(Daniel Altshuler, Hampshire College)

Patterns of sound structure – An introduction to phonological analysis
(Ioana Chitoran, Université Paris Diderot)

Cross-clausal movement dependencies* (advanced)
(Susi Wurmbrand, University of Connecticut)

Language, Comics, Syntax, & Modularity
(John E. Drury, Stony Brook University)

Bio-Ethics* (Advanced!)
(Maria Kuvaldina, SUNY Farmingdale and St. Petersburg State University)

Musical Cognition* (advanced)
(John F. Bailyn, Stony Brook University)

*For more information, visit: <>*

Apply now: <>

Address all your questions (tonyistudents /at/ <mailto:(nyistudents /at/>

Early application deadline: April 15 ($ 30 discount off the participation fee) Application deadline for students needing visas: May 15. (if space remains) -
Deadline for students not needing visas: May 31 (if space remains)
US/Canada residents MUST apply through Stony Brook Study Abroad: click here: <>

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