About GLOW

GLOW is an international organization, founded in 1977 and based in Europe. Its goal is to further the study of Generative Grammar by organizing an annual conference and periodic summer schools, by publishing a newsletter and by any other means that facilitate communication among practitioners of Generative Grammar throughout the world.


  • Mailing address:
GLOW Bureau
Utrecht University, UiL-OTS
Trans 10
NL–3512 JK Utrecht
The Netherlands


To give a more detailed insight into the ideals (and controversies) behind the founding of GLOW, we reproduce in these pages some of the discussions from the first issue of the GLOW Newsletter (September, 1978).