Semantics course topics (descriptions soon to come)

  • Ede Zimmermann: Intro to semantics (week 1)
  • Ekaterina Vostrikova
    – Exceptive constructions (week 1)
    – Intro to semantics (week 2)
  • Madeleine Butschety
    – Topics at the syntax/semantics interface
    – Additives and comitatives
  • Deniz Özyıldız
    – Meaning and intonation
    – Event semantics
  • Todd Snider: The semantics of anaphora (week 2)

Syntax teachers and (update!) courses

Another great syntax line-up this year, with the following confirmed teachers:

  • Alison Biggs (McMaster University) will teach two advanced courses
  • Irina Burukina (Eötvös Loránd University & HUN-REN Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics) will teach intro in Week 1
  • Lena Lohninger (University of Vienna) will teach an advanced course titled “What is a subject?” in Week 2
  • Tom Meadows (University of Geneva) will teach intro in Week 1 and an advanced course on the Williams Cycle in Week 2
  • Aida Talić (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)

phono lineup

Phono teachers in Brasov are John Harris (UCL), Pavel Iosad (U Edinburgh) and Arild Hestvik (U Delaware).

John will teach a class “The basics. Syllabic and metrical structure. Challenging the standard assumptions.” and another one “Experimental explorations. Evidence from the study of speaker-hearers”

Pavel’s classes are “Slavic phonology” and “Representations and contrast”.

Arild will teach two classes on EEG (Electroencephalography) and how it speaks to phonological (linguistic) theory.

Semantics line-up for 2024

The complete list of semantics teachers for this year is:

  • Madeleine Butschety (Nova Gorica)
  • Deniz Özyıldız (Konstanz)
  • Todd Snider (Tübingen)
  • Ekaterina Vostrikova (Göttingen)
  • Ede Zimmermann (Frankfurt) (week 1)