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[Commlist] International Summer School on Linguistics, Cognition and Culture

Wed Feb 19 15:37:47 GMT 2020

The 18th annual New York-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-2020) is an advanced interdisciplinary summer school. 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 are available. 15 merit-based full tuition waivers are available for applications received by March 15.

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)

*2020 Cultural Studies Seminars:*
Nothing too good for the working Class? Music and Politics of the Cultural Front (John Halle, Independent Scholar and Musician) The Sociology of Everyday Technologies in a Globalized World (Kristen Karlberg, SUNY Purchase) An Introduction into intersectional Women and Gender Studies (Masha Godovannaya, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna & Katharina Wiedlack, University of Vienna) The politics of utopia (Ana Hofman & Tanja Petrović, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts)
Neocolonial Machtpolitik (Bekeh Ukelina, SUNY Cortland)
Heretical Materialisms (Nikolay Karkov, SUNY Cortland)
Film and Cultural Anxiety (James McFarland, Vanderbilt University)
Photography and the Post-human Image (Yola Monakhov Stockton, SUNY Buffalo State)
Making Theatre: An Introduction (Leah Lowe, Vanderbilt University)
Contested Memories: The Intimate Public and Technologies of Affect in Memorializing Holocaust Trauma (Barbara LeSavoy, SUNY College at Brockport)

*2020 Linguistics and Cognitive Studies Seminars: *

Introduction to Generative Syntax (Caroline Heycock, University of Edinburgh)
Topics in Syntax (a.k.a. "Syntax 2") (Omer Preminger (UMD))
Introduction to semantics and pragmatics (Kyle Johnson (UMass, Amherst) & Clemens Steiner-Mayr, Universität Göttingen)
Topics in Historical Linguistics (Asya Pereltsvaig, Santa Clara University)
Inroduction to Morphological Theory (Asia Pietraszko, University of Rochester) 3 Puzzles in Syntax and Semantics (advanced) (Kyle Johnson (UMass, Amherst), Isabelle Charnavel (Harvard University), David Pesetsky (MIT))
Controversies in Linguistics (David Pesetsky, MIT)
Binding and Control (advanced) (Dominique Sportiche (UCLA))
Neurolinguistics (John E. Drury, Jiangsu Normal University)
The Grammar of Music (advanced) (Martin Rohrmeier, EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland))

*For more information, visit: <> *

*Apply now:*

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

Tuition Fee: $ 275
Early application deadline: April 15 ($ 50 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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