Historical Linguistics

3 credits


College of Arts and Science

(same as LINGST 4420, ANTHRO 4420; cross-leveled with ENGLSH 7660, ANTHRO 7420, LINGST 7420). 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/senior standing.