course descriptions Kulikov

Course descriptions and readings for the two classes by Vladimir Kulikov are in, check the classes tab.

About suggested readings (for all classes): we try to make them all available for download, and some actually already are. We are working on the others…

phon-morph classes

The six phon-morph classes taught by Nicola Lampitelli, Patrick Honeybone and Vladimir Kulikov are now settled. There is a disbalance between week 1 and week 2, five of the six classes being taught in week one. Here’s the list:

Intro track

1. Lampitelli – Intro to Interface theories (phonology – morpho-syntax) (week 1)

2. Honeybone – Intro to Historical Phonology (week 1)

3. Intro to experimentally-based phonological evidence (week 2)

Thematic classes

1. Lampitelli – Phonological decomposition of inflectional markers: pardigms vs. allomorphy (week 1)

2. Honeybone – Does word frequency affect phonology? Reasons to be cautious (weel 1)

3. Voicing assimilation and its relevance for the Dresher-Reiss debate on the role (or existence) of contrast in phonology (week 1)

Abstracts are following… stay tuned.

Spring is here (or coming…)

Here we go for this year’s EGG… Registration will be open from May 15th to June 1st, and teachers will pop up here shortly (and we will try to get all course titles and abstracts online before registration opens).

Keep an eye on this page…

EGG 2018 in Banja Luka

EGG 2018 will go to the wonderful city of Banja Luka (Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina). As always it will sit on the break of July and August (but there is not much left of July): classes take place from Monday July 30th to Friday August 10th.

More to come, stay tuned…

[this year the EGG is financially supported (2500 Euros) by Université Côte d’Azur (UCA), with no influence on teacher selection, curricula or other matters of the school]

Local org team

Here is the team of local organizers: Rusudan Asatiani, Marine Ivanishvili, Anna Kolkhidashvili, Ivane Lejava (all Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University), Gia Lobjanidze, Nino Bezarashvili, Valeri Oriashvili (from Lagodekhi).

Thanks for all you have already done and will be doing during the school.

Onsite facilities

Here is some relevant information regarding onsite facilities:

  1. there will be free Internet (Wifi) in the hotel and classrooms
  2. there will be cheap xerox available (0,02E / page)
  3. free tea & coffee all day long
  4. football and basketball fields available, also a pool table
  5. there is a river right next to the hotel that is big enough for swimming

Next thing to come up is the timetable – keep tuned.