SSoL 2016

The 10th Summer School of Linguistics will take place from 21 to 27 August 2016 in Litomyšl, Czech Republic. 

Schedule

  10.00–11.10 11.20–12.30 14.00–15.10 15.20–16.30 17.00–18.10 18.20–19.30
Su
21st
ARRIVAL ARRIVAL Allen:
The effect of discourse-pragmatics on referential choice in children I.
Allen:
The effect of discourse-pragmatics on referential choice in children II.
Vihman:
Ways with words: Cross-linguistic acquisition of morphology I.
Fulka:
Deafness and Sign Language in Western Tradition
Mo
22nd
Skarabela:
Is 'choochoo' better than 'train'?: The role of baby-talk words in early language development I.
Vihman:
Ways with words: Cross-linguistic acquisition of morphology II.
WORKSHOPS:
Lukeš:
The Python programming language: An introductory phrasebook for linguists I.
Zádrapa:
Structural Pecularities of Old and Modern Chinese I.
WORKSHOPS:
Lukeš:
The Python programming language: An introductory phrasebook for linguists II.
Zádrapa:
Structural Pecularities of Old and Modern Chinese II.
Lukács:
Natural language acquisition and statistical learning I.
FREE
Tu
23rd
POSTER SESSION POSTER SESSION WORKSHOPS:
Lukeš:
The Python programming language: An introductory phrasebook for linguists III.
Zádrapa:
Structural Pecularities of Old and Modern Chinese III.
Skarabela:
Is 'choochoo' better than 'train'?: The role of baby-talk words in early language development II.
Allen:
Cross-linguistic priming in adult bilinguals

Lukács:
Natural language acquisition and statistical learning II.
We
24th
Smolík:
Early reference to 1st and 2nd person: does it depend on language or social cognition [alternate talk]
Allen:
Developing tools for language assessment in Inuktitut (CDI, LARSP, calculating MLU)
WORKSHOPS:
Lukeš:
The Python programming language: An introductory phrasebook for linguists IV.
Zádrapa:
Structural Pecularities of Old and Modern Chinese IV.
Duběda:
Intonation: from contours to tones
Majid:
Semantic typology: General introduction
Bakker:
Contact languages. An overview
Th
25th
FREE FREE Dediu:
Introduction to genetics for language scientists I.
Majid:
The language of perception
Bakker:
Typology of creole languages
Haspelmath:
Explaining universals of syntactic argument coding I.
Fr
26th
Haspelmath:
Explaining universals of syntactic argument coding II.
WORKSHOPS:
Lukeš:
The Python programming language: An introductory phrasebook for linguists V.
Zádrapa:
Structural Pecularities of Old and Modern Chinese V.
Dediu:
Introduction to genetics for language scientists II.
Dediu:
Introduction to genetics for language scientists III.
Majid:
Event semantics
Bakker:
Mixed languages and other new languages
S
27th
Dediu:
Language does not evolve in void: anatomical and physiological biases in language change and evolution
WORKSHOPS:
Lukeš:
The Python programming language: An introductory phrasebook for linguists VI.
Zádrapa:
Structural Pecularities of Old and Modern Chinese VI.






Lecturers

Shanley Allen (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern)
Peter Bakker (Aarhus University)
Dan Dediu (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)
Tomáš Duběda (Charles University in Prague)
Josef Fulka (Charles University in Prague)
Martin Haspelmath (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena)
Ágnes Lukács (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
David Lukeš (Charles University in Prague)
Asifa Majid (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Barbora Skarabela (University of Edinburgh)
Filip Smolík (Czech Academy of Sciences)
Virve-Anneli Vihman (University of Tartu)
Lukáš Zádrapa (Charles University in Prague)


Lecture abstracts

Lecture abstract here.