27 March 2016

The Fourteenth Annual New York St. Petersburg Institute

St. Petersburg State University is hosting the fourteenth annual New York St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture from July 11 to July 29 this summer. Stony Brook University is the coordinating institute. 

The Institute is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds and countries interested in comparative and formal approaches to theoretical linguistics and cognition as well as cultural and media studies. Minimum Education Level: Current Undergraduate (Grads welcome as well) 


Participants create their own study program from seminars in the following fields: 

- Generative Linguistics (Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, Morphology) 

- Cognitive Science (Cognitive Psychology, Musical Cognition) 

- Cultural Studies (Critical Cultural Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies, Islamic & Religious Studies, Film & Media Studies,…)

2016 Linguistics/Cognitive Studies Faculty: 

- John F. Bailyn (Stony Brook University) 

- Miloje Despić (Cornell University) 

- Sabine Iatridou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 

- Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California) 

- Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland) 

- Irina Sekerina (CUNY Graduate Center) 

- Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University) 

- Marc van Oostendorp (University Leiden) 

- Susi Wurmbrand (University of Connecticut) 

More information can be found here: