Greece, Naxos

4th Naxos Summer School: Language Variation and Change in Ancient and Medieval Europe

when 28 July 2019 - 3 August 2019
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 190

Online Registration: https://lvcnaxos2019.enl.uoa.gr/registration/

Host Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Coordinating Institutions: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Arizona State University, University of Osnabrück

Dates: 28-Jul-2019 - 3-Aug-2019
Location: Naxos, Cyclades, Greece

Focus: Intensive language classes on ancient and medieval languages and linguistic classes on language change and variation in Ancient and Medieval Europe (with emphasis on: Old and Middle English, Old High German, Old Norse, Old Romance and Ancient Greek).

Minimum Education Level: No minimum


Description:
We are happy to inform you that registration is now open for the 4th Naxos summer school.
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Arizona State University and University of Osnabrück are coordinating a summer school program, a workshop and master classes on ancient and medieval languages and linguistics, to be held on July 28 – August 3, 2019 on the island of Naxos, Greece.

The summer school will offer intensive language classes and linguistic classes on language change and variation in Ancient and Medieval Europe (with emphasis on: Old and Middle English, Old High German, Old Norse, Old Romance and Ancient Greek) for a period of seven days. Eight courses will be offered as well as four master classes and a workshop. The aim is to attract students and scholars to study ancient and medieval languages and linguistics in a relaxed yet very focused and stimulating atmosphere that promotes in depth analysis and discussion.

Faculty:
Thórhallur Eythórsson (University of Iceland)
Olga Fischer (University of Amsterdam)
Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University)
Dag Haug (University of Oslo)
Nikolaos Lavidas (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
Donka Minkova (University of California, Los Angeles)
Svetlana Petrova (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)
Ioanna Sitaridou (University of Cambridge)

Courses:
Old and Middle English: Morphosyntax in manuscripts
Old English and how it developed syntactically in the later Middle and Modern periods
Old and Middle English phonology
Clause Structure and word order variation in Old High German
Old Norse and its Old Germanic relatives
The syntactic evolution of the Romance languages
Ancient Greek (morpho-)syntax
Proto-Indo-European (morpho-)syntax: An introduction



Workshop (July 31, 2019):
Language Change in Indo-European


Practical information:
Location: Ursuline School in Naxos, Cyclades, Greece

Accommodation: We can offer 40 beds at the municipality hostel (Vivlos/Tripodes village) for the whole period of the summer school.

More information (on schedule, registration etc.) can be found on the summer school webpage:

https://lvcnaxos2019.enl.uoa.gr

Nikolaos Lavidas (University of Athens), Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University), Alexander Bergs (University of Osnabrück)



Registration fee 190 EUR, it also covers the light lunches for the whole period of the summer school.
Financial Aid: 4 scholarships available (that cover the registration fees) for university (BA, MA, PhD) students. Applications accepted until April 15, 2019.

Financial Aid Instructions: In order to apply for a scholarship, please email your motivation and your CV to nlavidas@enl.uoa.gr [Nikolaos Lavidas] before April 15, 2019.



Language Families: Indo-European
English, Middle
English, Old
Old High German
Old Norse
Old Romance
Ancient Greek


Registration: 1-Febr-2019 to 15-Apr-2019
Second round of applications: Deadline: May 20, 2019
Contact Person: Nikolaos Lavidas, Alexander Bergs, Elly van Gelderen
Email: nlavidas@enl.uoa.gr, abergs@uos.de, ellyvangelderen@asu.edu


(Places are limited, we therefore advise you to enroll as quickly as possible).

Course leader

Nikolaos Lavidas, Elly van Gelderen, Alexander Bergs
(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University of Osnabrück, Arizona State University)

Course aim

The summer school will offer intensive language classes and linguistic classes on language change and variation in Ancient and Medieval Europe (with emphasis on: Old and Middle English, Old High German, Old Norse, Old Romance and Ancient Greek) for a period of seven days. Eight courses will be offered as well as four master classes and a workshop. The aim is to attract students and scholars to study ancient and medieval languages and linguistics in a relaxed yet very focused and stimulating atmosphere that promotes in depth analysis and discussion.

Credits info

Certificate of attendance will be awarded to all participants.

Fee info

EUR 190: Registration fee 190 EUR, it also covers the light lunches for the whole period of the summer school.
Financial Aid: 4 scholarships available (that cover the registration fees) for university (BA, MA, PhD) students. Applications accepted until April 15, 2019.

Financial Aid Instructions: In order to apply for a scholarship, please email your motivation and your CV to nlavidas@enl.uoa.gr [Nikolaos Lavidas] before April 15, 2019.


Registration fee for summer school + workshop: 190 euros (it also covers the light lunches for the whole period of the summer school).

Students from Naxos: No registration fee.

Registration fee only for the workshop: 30 euros.

Accommodation: We can offer 40 beds at the municipality hostel (Vivlos/Tripodes village) for the whole period of the summer school.

Students and participants will also be offered a discount of 30% for the ferry tickets.

Scholarships

Financial Aid: 4 scholarships available (that cover the registration fees) for university (BA, MA, PhD) students.

Financial Aid Instructions: In order to apply for a scholarship, please upload your motivation and your CV to the online application form