We are happy to announce that the ACTL Autumn School is back for 2020. It is open to all postgraduate students of the ACTL member departments. This year all teaching will take place online. In order to participate, you need to register (see below). Once you’ve been registered, you will receive meeting links via email.
There are two main components: introductory/intermediate courses in syntax, semantics, phonology, and student-run reading groups on various topics.
- Syntax: Coordination as a symmetric structure by Ad Neeleman (UCL)
- Intermediate syntax: Switch-reference in Generative Grammar by Andrew Nevins & Livia Camargo Souza (UCL)
- Semantics: Crash course in compositional semantics by Gregor Williamson (UCL)
- Language in the Media Reading Group (organisers: Adrian Yip, Songyan Du, QMUL)
- Sentence Processing Reading Group (oraganiser: Varvara Kuz, UCL)
- Tone and Intonation Reading Group (organiser: Katrina (Kechun) Li, Cambridge)
- Word Processing Reading Group (organiser: Matthew Hunt, QMUL)
Applicants must have completed a masters level (or equivalent) programme in Linguistics, and should normally be in the first or second year of an MPhil/PhD/DPhil programme in Linguistics. You have be a current member of an ACTL member department. If you have attended ACTL in the past and would like to come back, you’re always welcome.
Students wishing to apply should express their interest by emailing Yasu Sudo (email@example.com). In your email, please state your name, affiliation, year, programme (MPhil, MPhil/PhD, DPhil, etc.), your supervisor’s name. Before registering, they should discuss their training needs with their supervisor (or programme director) and have their agreement on their participation.