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ANTH 682 - Historical Linguistics

(3 units)
General principles of historical and comparative linguistics. Theories of language origin, methods of classifying language, processes of language change, techniques of reconstructing older forms of languages.

Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to identify both fundamental and advanced concepts within historical linguistics addressing issues of human communicative behavior.
2. Students will be able to use proposed linguistic theories and empirical evidence to provide logical, substantiated arguments in support of or in opposition to those theories and that evidence.
3. Students will be able to apply the social science research methods appropriate to the field they are studying and understand why these methods are used.
4. Students will be able to identify the complex elements (linguistic and communicative) important to members of a diverse cultural group or groups in relation to its/their history, values, politics, economy, or beliefs and practices. 
5. Students will be able to articulate an awareness of some of the central historical and present diversity issues addressed in the course, including race, ethnicity, gender, social class, religion, sexual identity, ability, national origin, or other identities, in relation to linguistic practices.


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