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News & Updates


  • Applications for Field Methods still open

    Friday, June 19, 2015

    We are still accepting applications to register for Field Methods (taught by Lenore Grenoble and Hale Professor Anthony Woodbury). If you would like to be considered for this class, please fill out the following survey to apply: The new deadline for application is July 3. If your application is successful, you will be contacted to discuss how to adjust your schedule to accommodate field methods.

  • Institute Poster Session signups now open

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    If you'd like to present at one of the Institute Poster Sessions, you can now sign up and submit your title and abstract. The link to do so is found on your account page in the registration system. This link will only appear once your account is marked paid (for registration, not housing). The dates of the poster sessions are Tuesday, July 14 and Tuesday, July 28 (not Friday, July 31 as previously posted).

  • Course Schedule

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    You can check the schedule of each individual course on the Courses page. Click here for a full schedule of courses.

  • Important deadline

    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    The deadline for registration and payment is June 1, 2015. We strongly encourage interested participants to complete their registration and payment sooner rather than later as some of the more popular classes are being filled quickly and will be closed when the enrollment limit is reached.

  • Registration now open!

    Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Registration for the Institute is now open! Click here for more information about registration in general. You can also register for courses and sign up for housing by accessing your account (if you already have one) or creating an account by clicking Register Now! at the top of our homepage.

    We look forward to seeing you in July!

  • Registration opening pushed back to Monday, 3/23

    Thursday, March 19, 2015

    Check back here on Monday to register! Thanks for your patience, everyone.

  • Registration to open on Friday, March 20

    Sunday, March 15, 2015

    The registration system will open on Friday, March 20 for all registrants. We will post an announcement on our facebook event page to let people know when it is open. Signups for courses and housing will be done separately, but can both be done starting on this day. Payment in full is due at the time of registration to reserve your spots in courses and in housing. We look forward to seeing you all in July!

  • Learn a language at Chicago before or after an Institute session!

    Thursday, February 19, 2015

    The Summer Language Institute at the University of Chicago has sessions that coordinate with the Institute. If you are coming to the Institute for only one session, you can also enroll in a language course. If you take a language in the SLI's first session, you can attend the second session of the Institute. If you attend the first session of the Institute, you can also take a language class in the SLI's second session. Please see the SLI website for details on languages offered, course dates and tuition.

  • Institute Poster Sessions Announcement

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    For the first time, the Institute will host two Institute Poster Sessions for participants to present some of their ongoing work to each other. There will be one poster session in each Institute Session. You can sign up to present in one of the poster sessions during registration for the Institute. All registered Institute participants (including faculty) are welcome to present at the Institute Poster Sessions. Interested Institute participants must provide a title of the poster in order to reserve a spot. The poster title may be changed later.

  • Institute Directors' Office Hours at Annual Meeting

    Tuesday, December 30, 2014

    Come talk to Institute Directors Alan Yu and Karlos Arregi at the LSA Annual Meeting in Portland! Dr. Yu and Dr. Arregi will be available from 9-10:30 AM on Saturday, January 10 in Skyline 4. Feel free to stop by to ask any questions you might have about the upcoming Institute.

  • Fellowship Applications Now Available!

    Monday, December 8, 2014

    The Linguistic Society of America has announced that the fellowship application for the Summer Institute is now available. Please see here for details. To access the application, join the LSA and log in, then look for the button below your name. Fellowship applications are due by January 15, 2015. Good luck!