PhD course on Dynamic Syntax in Bergen (May 4-7 2020)

The University of Bergen in Norway is hosting a PhD course on Dynamic Syntax from May 4-7, 2020. Dynamic Syntax is a grammar formalism which aims to capture the real-time parsing/production of language. The course will be of particular interest to those working in syntax, semantics and the syntax-semantics interface, as well as natural language modelling and computational linguistics, but is open to all!

This course is being funded by the Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology (LingPhil).

Any interested PhD candidate or postdoctoral researcher who is currently enrolled or employed at a university is welcome to register and take part in the course. All participants who attend the course and complete the written and oral assignment will be awarded 5 ECTS. Participants will be asked to evaluate the course upon completion.

Instructors:  Professor Miriam Bouzouita, Ghent University, Belgium; Dr. Hannah Gibson, University Essex, UK; and Professor Lutz Marten, SOAS University of London

Course organizers: Tori Larsen and Professor Christer Johansson

Course website: https://dynamic-syntax-2020.jimdosite.com/

If you would like to register for the course, please do so using the link to the course website provided above. You will be asked to submit a 300-350 word abstract about your current research when registering. The registration deadline is April 6th, 2020.

There are no fees associated with the course; however, participants must pay for their own travel and accommodation. LingPhil affiliated PhD fellows may apply for travel grants to cover travel expenses when participating in research courses organized by LingPhil. For more information, please visit the LingPhil webpage (https://www.ntnu.edu/lingphil).

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Tori Larsen at