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Discourse Analysis
An interdisciplinary study of language use, text analysis, and evaluation. The course will provide students with the ability to investigate and evaluate structural features of language and to identify the strategies used by different writers based on style and cultural backgrounds.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or POD
French Syntax and Meaning
The syntax of modern French through readings in descriptive analysis and examples of literary texts to see how word order contributes to meaning. Particular emphasis on levels of style and reflections of social class. Frequent compositions required. Given in French.
Prerequisites:
FREN(LING)3090
Sociolinguistics
The study of language as a cultural and social phenomenon. Topics include language and meaning, language and world view, language and social behavior, and language and social issues.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ANTH(LING)3080 or POD
Language, Gender, and Culture
The role of language and culture in the formation of philosophical assumptions about gender differentiation in society.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD
Introduction to Humanities Computing
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
Text and Corpus Analysis
Use of computers to analyze the style and language of particular texts and large collections of text. Areas for study include aspects of electronic texts in the humanities such as text encoding, file manipulation, stylometry, and textual criticism, and aspects of language such as lexical semantics, collocations, and grammar.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or CMLT2111 or CMLT2210 or CMLT2212 or CMLT2220 or CMLT2500 or ENGL2310 or ENGL2320 or ENGL2330 or ENGL2340 or ENGL2400
Humanities Computing II: Applied Design
Introduction to the design and development of software for use in humanities scholarship.
Prerequisites:
POD
Topics in Indo-European Linguistics
The synchronic and diachronic grammar of an older Indo-European language. Possible offerings include Avestan, Hittite, Lithuanian, Old Church, Slavic, and Old Irish or topics such as Indo-European phonology, morphology, or syntax.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD
Old Icelandic
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
Classical Armenian
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

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