Historical Linguistics

3 credits

LINGST 4420

Linguistics
College of Arts and Science

(same as ANTHRO 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/senior standing.