Historical Linguistics

3 credits


College of Arts and Science

(same as LINGST 4420, ENGLSH 4660; cross-leveled with ANTHRO 7420, LINGST 7420, ENGLSH 7660). Methods of tracing the history of languages by glottochronology, and by comparative and internal reconstructions; cultural and linguistic implications of such reconstructions and of areal linguistics. Recommended: junior or senior standing.