Linguistics

 

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  • Shizhe Huang (2019-01)
    This course is designed to provide an overview of the Chinese language and its structures in terms of sound, form, and meaning. Students will have an opportunity to enrich and broaden their understanding of linguistic ...
  • Shizhe Huang (2019-01)
    This course is an introduction to Semantics, the study of meaning in human language. We will explore semantic issues that arise from the lexicon, the sentences, and the discourse. Along the way, we will investigate not ...
  • Jane Chandlee (2019-01)
    Course description Language and Computation has two goals: 1) providing a general introduction to programming as related to data analysis, and 2) examining the computations involved in our everyday use of natural language. ...
  • Jane Chandlee (2019-01)
    This course investigates the human speech sounds and the patterns of these sounds found in human languages. Phonetics is the study of human speech from a physical and perceptual perspective, while phonology is the study ...
  • Amanda Payne (2019-01)
    This course is designed to introduce you to the formal study of meaning in language: semantics. We will discuss elements of word meaning, formal logic, generative semantics, and pragmatics, slowly building our theory as ...
  • Amanda Payne (2019-01)
    This course is designed to introduce you to the process of analyzing sentence structure in language. We will work as a class to gradually build a syntactic theory based on a variety of language data (e.g. ambiguities, ...
  • Brook Danielle Lillehaugen (2019-01)
    The course considers issues of linguistic diversity, experiences of difference, power structures as they relate to the perception and use of language, and struggles for justice in linguistic context. The content focuses ...
  • Brook Danielle Lillehaugen (2019-01)
    In this introductory survey of linguistics as a field, we explore the variety of human language structures alongside questions of universal properties of language. This course provides training in the analysis of language ...

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