'Tis indeed the season to announce seasonal schools. From Monday 1/9/2012 to Friday 1/20/2012, the University of Maryland’s NSF-IGERT program in Biological and Computational Foundations of Language Diversity will be holding Winter Storm 2012,
"a FREE 2-week intensive training session for language scientists. It takes place on University of Maryland campus, Monday through Friday, January 9 -20. Daily activities include a morning course on data analysis with R software, advanced R sessions, faculty lunch talks, professional development series, special interest groups, and so much more!"
You can register here.