Strength for Today and Bright Hope for Tomorrow

Volume 3 : 5 May 2003

Editor: M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
Associate Editors: B. Mallikarjun, Ph.D.
         Sam Mohanlal, Ph.D.
         B. A. Sharada, Ph.D.




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Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad

July 21st - August 2nd 2003

If you are a graduate and would like to know what linguistics is all about, or if you would like to catch up with the latest developments in linguistics, this is the opportunity for you!

The two-week Summer Institute in Linguistics (SIIL 2003) is organized by the School of Language Sciences, CIEFL, Hyderabad to enable people to update their knowledge of linguistics in areas, theoretical [phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics] and applied [child language, and computational linguistics] at both the introductory and advanced levels.

Tentative Course Schedule
Monday through Saturday for two weeks:

Parallel Courses: Introductory & Advanced : I & II respectively Option: Language Acquisition
14th - 19th9.30-11.00 11.30-1.00 3.00-4.30
Phonology I/ Syntax II Syntax I/Phonology II Language Acquisition
21st - 26th Semantics I/Synatx II Morphology I/ Phonology II Language Acquisition


Dr.M.T.Hany Babu
Dr.Tapas Sankar Rai, and

Since 'Introductory' and 'Advanced' courses titled I and II respectively will run concurrently for two weeks, participants are advised to limit their options to either one of these. Participants are advised to choose one of the two packages:

Level I courses and Language Acquisition for RS 750
Select a course for Rs 250 each from the given timetable.

Food & Accommodation

The participants pay for their accommodation and boarding expenses. The CIEFL may have some rooms in the men's and women's hostels available at this time of the year. On a first-come-first-served basis, we may be able to reserve a few rooms for the participants of SIIL 2003. There are two canteens and a hostel mess on the CIEFL Campus.

Admission to the SIIL is limited to forty participants. So, we will accept only the first forty, fully completed registration applications, which enclose the demand draft for the specified course fee amount.

How to Apply

There is no printed application form. Prepare and send your application with the following details:
Educational Background:
Current affiliation, if any. (Address of your department/college/university):
Courses opted for:
Total registration fee:
Details of demand draft:
Postal Address:
Email address:

The application including the demand draft must be sent to:

Coordinator, SIIL 2003
School of Language Sciences, CIEFL
Flat No: 003, Padma Raag Apts, Plot no: 12-5-59
Chenna Reddy Lane, Vijaypuri
Secunderabad 500017

The application must reach him on or before June 30, 2003. (Professor Vijayakrishnan will be away on vacation in May.) Note that we will close the admissions process once we reach the upper limit of fully completed 40 applications along with the required demand draft. So, hurry up!

The demand draft must be payable to:

Coordinator, ISIM account number: 625
Payable at State Bank of Hyderabad, Osmania University Branch,
CIEFL Extension Counter

Note: If you would like to confirm the receipt of your application and the demand draft (and for further enquiries), you must furnish an email address to which messages could be sent. Replies will not be sent by snail mail on any account.

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