Type CMSD, ENGL, FREN, GRMN, etc., to find cross-listed courses
Evolution of Human Cognition
Examination of the biological evolution of human cognition (consciousness, cognition, and ultimately language), drawing on recent findings in neurobiology, cognitive science, linguistics, paleoanthropology, primatology, cognitive anthropology, cognitive ethology ("mental experience of animals"), cognitive and development psychology, psycholinguistics, evolutionary psychology, and the philosophy of mind/brain.
Language Use in the African American Community
History and structure of the speech and language styles used in the African American community; examination of linguistic and cultural issues that confront the majority of African Americans; the role of the vernacular language of African Americans in society.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4005/6005
Structure of African American English
Discussion and analysis of the phonological, morphological, lexical, discourse, and syntactic structures of African American English and their interaction as the grammatical system of language use in the African American community.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H
Old English
The language and literature of England before the Norman Conquest, with reading of selected texts.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING) 3030 or any two 2000-level ENGL course or (one 2000-level ENGL course and one 2000-level CMLT course), POD
Language Variation and the Linguistics of Speech
Introduction to the study and theory of language as it is actually used by people in speech and writing. Regional and social language variation and variation in text corpora will both be considered, as will the relationship of language variation to language change.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or POD
Cognitive Anthropology
Folk systems of knowledge, with an emphasis on how people in different societies culturally identify, define, label, and classify phenomena such as color terms, plants, animals, and other environmental resources.
ANTH1102 or ANTH1102H or Permission of Major
Principles and methods of dictionary making with emphasis on monolingual English and bilingual dictionaries. Topics may include typology of dictionaries and dictionary users, the history of lexicography, the collection and selection of headwords and examples; the definition style, pronunciation, labeling, translation equivalents, etymology, illustrations, and encyclopedic information.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4005/6005, POD
English Grammar
English grammar as represented in alternative modern approaches, including terms and concepts from traditional and structural grammar.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4005/6005, POD
Psychology of Language
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.
LING2100 or LING2100H or LING2100E or EPSY2130 or EPSY2130H or PSYC1101 or PSYC1101E or PSYC1030H
Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin
The positions of Greek and Latin within the Indo-European language family with special attention to the phonological evolution of both Greek and Latin from Proto-Indo-European.
LATN3010 or GREK2002 or POD, or Pass on Classics Department Greek or Latin proficiency exam or POD