LING 4905/6905

Old Church Slavic
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to Old Church Slavic, the earliest written Slavic language. Covers the grammar of Old Church Slavic, reading and translation of texts, and the prehistory of the Slavic language family.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H

LING 4904/6904

Classical Armenian
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to the grammar and literature of Classical Armenian. The presentation will employ a pedagogical textbook of the language and cover the most important points of its grammar as well as the prehistory of the language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H

LING 4903/6903

Old Icelandic
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to the grammar and literature of Old Icelandic, the old Nordic language with the greatest body of literature. Additionally, some historical explanations will be introduced to aid in the recognition of patterns obscured by various internal developments of the Icelandic language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H

LING 4885

Introduction to Humanities Computing
Credit Hours:
3.0

A general introduction to the use of computers in humanistic study. Students will be exposed to the theoretical literature of humanities computing and to several specific techniques popular among computing humanists. Students will also be expected to generate critical work and to complete a web-based project.

Prerequisites:
POD
Level:

LING 4652

Spanish Dialectology and Language Variation
Credit Hours:
3.0

Introduces students to the study of linguistic variation in Spanish. Among the topics to be covered are geographic, social, and linguistic factors in language variation and dialectology. Students will analyze specific cases of variation in present-day Spanish dialects in Latin America, Spain, and the United States.

Prerequisites:
SPAN(LING)3050
Level:

LING 4400/6400

Quantitative Methods in Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to quantitative and statistical approaches for analyzing human language. Topics include fundamentals of quantitative and empirical research; descriptive and analytical statistics; hypothesis testing; data modeling and visualization. Data are drawn from a wide range of linguistic subfields.

Prerequisites:
(LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H) and POD

LING 4130/6130

Psychology of Language
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to the experimental study of the psychological reality of linguistic structures. Topics include: the basics of experimental design, models of lexical and grammatical processing, speech production, figurative language, and group differences in language processing. Finally, we will consider neurolinguistic methodologies and the biological basis of language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100H or LING2100E or EPSY2130 or EPSY2130H or PSYC1101 or PSYC1101E or PSYC1030H

LING3850

Language, Politics, and Identity
Credit Hours:
3.0

An examination of the role of language in the construction of social identities, the formation of language ideologies, language management activities, and the politics of language from a sociolinguistic perspective.

Level:

GRMN(LING)3280

Contrastive Grammar: German-English
Credit Hours:
3.0

This course focuses on the typological differences between Modern German and Modern English, covering core aspects of syntax, morphology and phonology in a way that is relevant to linguists, language learners and future teachers alike. Drawing on both empirical studies as well as hands-on study of our own speech, this course will provide an introduction to comparative linguistics and a window into the logic behind the so-called 'mistakes' language learners often make.

Prerequisites:
GRMN2002
Level: