Winter School 2014

VariaForMea Winter School 2014

The doctoral school VariaForMea, supported by the CRUS (Rectors’ conference of the Swiss Universities), is happy to announce a 3-day Winter School in Macolin, CH.

The VariaForMea Winter School aims at bringing together linguistic PhD students from across Switzerland and at consolidating soft and hard skills in linguistic research, with a special focus on form-meaning variation and typology approach.

The school schedule will be organised flexibly, combining four keynote talks from two guest speakers, presentations from doctoral and postdoctoral students, and informal discussion.

Registration for the Winter School is now closed.

When : December 1-3, 2014.

Where : Macolin, CH.

Guest Speakers and Keynotes

Stephen Anderson

Dorothy R. Diebold Professor of Linguistics, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Yale University:

  • Semantically Non-Concatenative Morphology
  • Deconstructing "Grammaticalization"

 Denis Delfitto

Ordinary professor, Department of Philology, Literature and Linguistics, University of Verona:

  • When what we say is how we feel like: language and consciousness
  • First-Person and Control