01 May 2016

UMass at SULA

UC, Santa Cruz is hosting the ninth meeting of Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas on May 6-8. UMass is represented by:

Alumna Amy Rose Deal, who is giving the talk “Legacy Documentation: What can we learn?"

Seth Cable, who is giving the talk “Negation and negative antonyms in Tlingit."

Alumna Suzi Lima, who is giving the talk “On the interpretation of object denoting nouns in Yudja"

For more information, go here.

Two Summer Schools

International Summer School on Language Documentation and Description/


The Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL) is proud to host the sixth 3L International Summer School on Language Documentation and Description this summer from Monday 11 July up to and including Friday 22 July 2016. The 3L Summer School is part of the annual Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics. The 3L Summer School offers 2-week courses dealing with various aspects of language documentation and description for future and novice field linguists. Courses cover both practical and typological issues, including practical training in fieldwork methods, fieldwork on sign languages, recording techniques, software for documentation, language description, grammar writing, the analysis of tone, and how to make a lexicon.Minimum Education Level: BA

LOT Summer School in Utrecht

Dates: 04-Jul-2016 - 15-Jul-2016

The LOT Summer School 2016 will be hosted by Utrecht University. Minimum Education Level: BA. Special Qualifications: Master Sudents should be enrolled in a Research Master programme and have had at least two semesters of training.
Tuition: 200 EURRegistration: 15-Apr-2016 to 31-May-2016