Sunday, January 4, 2009

2009 Linguistic Institute, July 6 - August 13, 2009
Linguistic Structure and Language Ecologies
Sponsored by the Linguistic Society of America
& the University of California, Berkeley

Director: Andrew Garrett (University of California, Berkeley)
Associate Director: Nick Evans (Australian National University)

Registration and fellowship applications will go online from these websites in January.

The theme of the 2009 Institute is Linguistic Structure and Language Ecologies, highlighting the relation between linguistic structures and the ecologies in which they are embedded, including physical and psychological contexts, demographic and social contexts, and historical and geographic contexts.

20 six-week courses and 60 three-week courses are offered. Course listing here.

Students receive full academic credit (and all campus privileges) at the lowest per-week cost of any Linguistic Institute since 2003. Student members of the LSA may apply for fellowships that cover all tuition and fees. Information about the fellowship process.

Information about Forum and Institute lectures by Mark Baker, Stephen C. Levinson, Malcolm Ross, Natalie Schilling-Estes, Donca Steriade, and Michael Tomasello.

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