Summer School 2017

3rd Summer School of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language

When: 27 November-1 December 2017

Where: The Australian National University, Canberra

The Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (COEDL), will be running a Summer School in linguistics in November 2017. This follows from the successful previous Summer Schools in 2015 and 2016. The School is aimed at post-graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and other linguists, providing advanced instruction in specialist linguistics topics.

Summer School 2017 is hosted by the Australian National University and will be held over five days, 27 November–1 December.


Registration and accommodation details are forthcoming. Places will be limited.


Proposed workshops:

  • Martin Haspelmath - Language Universals

  • Sonia Cristofaro - Diachronic Typology

  • Sabina Stoll - Language Acquisition and Typology

  • Damián Blasi & Balthasar Bickel - Quantitative Methods in Language Typology

  • Nick Evans, Peter Hiscock and others - Archaeology and Linguistics of Australia

  • Catherine Travis, Simon Gonzalez and James Grama - Methods in Sociophonetics

  • Alba Tuninetti, Karen Mulak, Rebecca Defina and Hannah Sarvasy - Processing Typology and 'Typologizing' Processing

  • Mengistu Amberber, Rosie Billington and Hannah Sarvasy - African Languages and Linguistics

  • Felicity Meakins and Francesco Gardani - Language Contact

  • Marie-Eve Ritz - Tense, Aspect and Variation

  • Gwen Hyslop - Tibeto-Burman Languages in a Typological Perspective

  • Catrina Malau - Austronesian, Vanuatu Languages

Travel assistance 

The Centre has some support for students and unwaged people to attend CoEDL events. The aim of the Summer School travel support awards is to support new and emerging researchers. More information is available here.


For more information contact:

  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University

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