Summer Schools

Upcoming

Date: September 19 to September 30, 2022

Location: Göttingen Observatory

Organizers:

Courses:

  • Maik Thalmann (University of Göttingen): Introduction to Inferential Statistics
  • Arndt Riester (Universität Bielefeld) & Lisa Brunetti (CNRS et Université Paris Cité) & Kordula De Kuthy (University of Tübingen): Information- and discourse-structure analysis with questions under discussion
  • Alexandra Lorson (University of Edinburgh) & Vinicius Macuch (University of Edinburgh): Introduction to generalized linear modeling for linguists
  • Stefanie Dipper (Ruhr-University Bochum): Automatic methods for corpus-based linguistic research

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Date: August 30 to September 3, 2021

Location: University of Göttingen

Organizers:

Courses:

  • Yasutada Sudo (University College London): Discourse Referents
  • Hazel Pearson (Queen Mary): Logophoricity
  • Jacopo Romoli (Ulster University): Two approaches to free choice
  • Cornelia Ebert (University of Frankfurt): Gesture

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Date: July 8 to July 19, 2019

Location: University of Göttingen

Organizers:

Courses:

  • Jonathan Ginzburg (Paris-Diderot): Interaction, Appraisal, and Grammar
  • Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford): Public commitments, meaning and speech acts
  • Silvio Cruschina (Helsinki): Information Structure and Sentence Types
  • Berry Claus (Berlin): Experimental approaches to speech acts

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Date: July 30 to August 10, 2018

Location: University of Göttingen

Organizers:

Courses:

  • Lisa Matthewson (The University of British Columbia): Meaningful silence: Detecting covert elements
  • Hilda Koopman (UCLA): The view from the syntax
  • Gurmeet Kaur & Tvica Seid & Hedde Zeijlstra (University of Göttingen): Form-meaning mismatches: the theoretical perspective
  • Daniel Gutzmann (University of Cologne): Expressives and syntax-semantics mismatches
  • Tim Stowell (UCLA): Form‐Meaning mismatches involving tense, aspect, and ellipsis
  • Andreas Blümel & Götz Keydana (University of Göttingen): Issues in the Study of Clitics

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Date: July 24 to August 4, 2017

Location: University of Göttingen

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Lecturers:

  • Regine Eckardt, University of Konstanz
  • Anthony Kroch, University of Pennsylvania
  • Eva-Maria Remberger, University of Vienna
  • Emanuela Sanfelici, University of Frankfurt
  • Beatrice Santorini, University of Pennsylvania
  • Marit Westergaard, University of Tromso

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Date: August 8 to August 12, 2016

Location: University of Göttingen

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Program:

Courses

  • Jaklin Kornfilt (Syracuse University): Complex Clauses in some head-final languages (with particular attention to Turkish and Turkic)
  • Keir Moulton (Simon Fraser University): Ingredient of Embedding
  • Hans-Martin Gärtner (Hungarian Academy of Sciences): Issues in Special and Minor Sentence Type
  • Magdalena and Stefan Kaufmann (UConn): Current topics in the semantics and pragmatics of conditionals

Evening lectures

  • Beáta Gyuris (Hungarian Academy of Sciences): The semantics and pragmatics of embedded interrogatives in Hungarian
  • Uwe Junghans and Hagen Pitsch (University of Göttingen): Complex sentence structures in Slavic

Date: September 14 to September 17, 2015

Location: University of Göttingen

Organizers:

Courses:

  • Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford): Semantics of Negation and Negative Changes
  • Roland Pfau (Amsterdam): Negation in Sign Language
  • Cecilia Poletto (Frankfurt): Syntax and Cross-Linguistic Variation of Negation
  • Steven Crain & Rosalind Thornton (Melbourne): Acquisition and Other Psycholinguistic Aspects of Negation