21.4619, Confs: Pidgins, Creoles, General Linguistics/Italy

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Subject: 21.4619, Confs: Pidgins, Creoles, General Linguistics/Italy

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Date: 15-Nov-2010
From: Emanuele Miola [emanuele.miola at unipv.it]
Subject: LETiSS International Spring School
 

	
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Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:52:00
From: Emanuele Miola [emanuele.miola at unipv.it]
Subject: LETiSS International Spring School

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LETiSS International Spring School 

Date: 18-Apr-2011 - 22-Apr-2011 
Location: Pavia, Italy 
Contact: Emanuele Miola 
Contact Email: letiss at iusspavia.it 
Meeting URL: http://www.iusspavia.it/eng/centri.php?id=23&sez=2 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Language Family(ies): Creole; Pidgin 
Meeting Description: 

LETiSS 2nd International Spring School 
Europe beyond Europe: new horizons on pidgins and creoles

2nd Call for Application

The Spring School will last one week, from Monday, 18 until Friday, 22 April
2011,  at the IUSS Institute in Pavia (viale Lungo Ticino Sforza 56, 27100
Pavia, Italy - www.iusspavia.it).  The aim of the school is to enhance 
dialogue among young linguists interested in the topics announced in the 
title, under the guide of leading specialists. This is why the number of 
participants has been limited (see below), in order to facilitate interactions 
among them. No tuition fee is required!!! LETiSS will even cover attendants' 
accommodation expenses!

20 advanced students in linguistics and related fields will be selected by the
Scientific Committee of the School. The main criterion will be the degree of
relatedness/pertinence of their research interests with the topics of the 
School. A certificate of participation will be given to all participants.

Applications

-applicants must have achieved at least the B.A. + M.A. level (= a five years
cycle); therefore students may be Ph.D. students, Post-docs, and young
researchers;
-in the CV applicants should indicate any research activities and 
publications  that may be relevant for the admission;
-applicants should also attach a short description of their past, ongoing and
future research projects (up to three pages).

Important dates

10th December: application deadline. At this stage, the CV + short 
description of the research projects must be attached: please write an e-
mail to: letiss at iusspavia.it
or
emanuele.miola at unipv.it

15th December: applicants who have been accepted will receive a 
communication with all relevant information. 

The everyday schedule, from Monday to Friday, will be as follows:
9-10.45: 1st course
11.15-13.00: 2nd course
15-16.45: 3rd course
17.15-19.15: 4th course


1st course- Margot van den Berg (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen): Creoles 
at birth? The role of nativization

2nd course- Barbara Turchetta (Università della Tuscia): The contribution of
Pidgin and Creole studies to the general theory of language change

3rd course- Susanne Michaelis (University of Gie├čen/Max Planck Institute 
for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig): Grammatical structures in creole 
language. First results from APiCS

4th course - Bettina Migge (University College Dublin): The Sociolinguistics 
and Pragmatics of Creole languages





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