Description
INTRO TO HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS
A survey of the principles and methods of historical linguistics; practice in the basic techniques of historical linguistic research. The major topics to be studied are the analysis of sound change, analogic change, contact-induced language change, the relationship between variation (region al and social) and language change, the comparative method, and internal reconstruction.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Global Studies
Offering
Course
LING 1860
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Linguistics
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: LING 1578 and 1773
Typically Offered
Spring