LING - Linguistics

LING 50 Introduction to Linguistics

An introduction to the major areas, problems, and techniques of modern linguistics.

Credits

5

Instructor

M. Wagers, J. Law

General Education Code

SI

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

LING 53 Semantics I

Introduction to the logical foundations of natural language semantics. Logical and semantic relations, simple set theory, logical representations (propositional and predicate calculi, modal and tense logics) and their interpretations. A basic literacy course in the language of logical representation.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Brasoveanu

General Education Code

MF

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Summer

LING 80C Language, Society, and Culture

The study of language from a sociological perspective. Multilingualism, language change and variation, pidgins and creoles, the origin and diversification of dialects.

Credits

5

Instructor

Grant McGuire

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 80D Language and Mind

A critical overview of the research program initiated by Noam Chomsky and its implications for theories of the human mind and brain.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PE-H

LING 80K Invented Languages, from Elvish to Esperanto

Considers invented languages, including Elvish and Klingon, as well as lesser-known ones that tackle ethical, social, or cognitive concerns. Students learn tools from contemporary linguistics to analyze language structures and understand how they relate to creator intentions.

Credits

5

Instructor

Pranav Anand

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 80M Language and Indigeneity in Mesoamerica

Explores indigenous experiences in Mesoamerica, focusing on the role of language in the formation of indigenous identities, both historically and in contemporary society. Also considers the linguistic correlates of inequalities experienced by indigenous communities since European contact. Students learn about some of the unique features of Mesoamerican indegenous languages, but no prior experience with linguistics is presumed.

Credits

5

Instructor

M. Toosarvandani

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 80V Structure of the English Vocabulary

A systematic study of the elements of English words: besides the practical goal of vocabulary consolidation and expansion, explores the historical origin and development of word elements, as well as their sound, meaning, and function in the contemporary language.

Credits

5

LING 99 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 101 Phonology I

Introduction to how sounds pattern in grammars-why they vary, how they combine, etc. Emphasis is on developing theories to explain the patterns. Topics include distinctive feature theory, phonemic analysis, autosegmental phonology, and principles of syllabification and stress.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff, Amanda Rysling

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, LING 50.

General Education Code

MF

Quarter offered

Winter, Spring

LING 102 Phonology II

Advanced phonological theory. Topics include markedness; underspecification theories; advanced topics in feature geometry, syllable theory, and stress theory; and optimality theory. Readings include published articles. Emphasis on theory construction and argumentation based on data.

Credits

5

Instructor

R. Bennett

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 103 Phonology III

Advanced topics in phonology, with an emphasis on reading both classic and contemporary research articles and book chapters. Prerequisite(s): course 102 and enrollment by interview.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ryan Bennett

LING 105 Morphology

Study of the principles of word formation: derivation, inflection, and compounding; cross-linguistic study of morphological processes, morphological investigation and analysis.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 108 Poetry and Language

An introduction to the linguistic aspects of poetry, e.g., rhyme, meter, and larger-scale organization of poetic form. The emphasis is on English poetry, complemented by brief sketches of other poetic traditions.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 111 Syntactic Structures

Provides a basic introduction to the methods and results of generative grammar. It simultaneously provides an overview of the major syntactic constructions of English.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements.

General Education Code

MF

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 112 Syntax I

An introduction to syntactic investigation, developed through the study of central aspects of English syntax. A major purpose is to introduce students to the study of language as an empirical science.

Credits

5

Instructor

P. Anand

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements.

General Education Code

MF

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 113 Syntax II

Further aspects of English syntax; universal and language-particular constraints on syntactic structures and rules. Further developments and extensions of generative theory.

Credits

5

Instructor

I. Sichel

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 53, and LING 111 or LING 112.

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 114A Syntax III

Advanced topics in syntax. Prerequisite(s): course 113, satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements and permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

Jorge Hankamer

LING 114B Readings in Syntax

Introduces reading the primary literature in syntax. Readings will vary. Emphasis is on how to read technically difficult works, evaluate arguments, and appreciate competing views. Coursework includes readings, presentations, and short response papers. Enrollment by permission of instructor. Prerequisite: course 113.

Credits

5

LING 114C Topics in Syntax

Advanced undergraduate course devoted to a topic in syntax. Topics vary and may include ellipsis, binding, agreement phenomena, alternative frameworks. Coursework includes problem sets, readings, presentations, and a term paper. Enrollment by permission of instructor. Prerequisite: course 113.

Credits

5

LING 116 Semantics II

Major issues in natural language semantics: nature of lexical entries, thematic relations, propositional representation or logical form; relation between semantic interpretation and syntactic representations, quantification and scope relations, reference and presupposition, coreference and anaphoric relations.

Credits

5

Instructor

J. Law

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 53, and LING 111 or LING 112.

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 117 Pragmatics

Covers topics central in the study of pragmatics, the interpretation of language use. Topics include conversational implicature, speech acts and discourse understanding, and social deixis.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 53 and LING 101; and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 118 Semantics III

Uses the tools learned in courses 53 and 116 (Semantics I and Semantics II), giving students the opportunity to explore important topics with heavy emphasis placed on reading primary-source literature. Readings form the basis for weekly lectures and the discussion section. Prerequisite(s): course 116 and permission of instructor.

Credits

5

LING 120 Structure of English

Survey of grammatical structure of English and terminology of grammatical description. Covers phonological, morphological, and syntactic structure of English and contrasts it with other languages.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 124 Language Typology

Introduces the branch of linguistics whose goal is to describe and explain the structural diversity of the world's languages. Focuses on what is known about variation in particular domains (e.g., syllable structure, word order, evidentiality), and how it might be explained.

Credits

5

Instructor

M. Wagers

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 111 or LING 112, and LING 101.

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 125 Foundations of Linguistic Theory

Survey of some of the history and foundational assumptions of generative grammar; also looks at some of the influence of generative linguistic theorizing on disciplines outside linguistics, notably psychology and philosophy.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 113 or LING 116.

LING 127 History of Linguistics

Topics in the history of linguistics, with a special focus on the 20th century.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 140 Language Change

Methods and problems in the study of change in linguistic systems. Reconstruction of proto-languages; the comparative method. Theories of change and implications for the theory of grammar.

Credits

5

Instructor

Grant McGuire

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 141 Ellipsis

Introduction to and survey of the ellipsis in natural language, including the typology of ellipsis processes, cross-linguistic uniformity and variation in ellipsis, and theoretical approaches and issues.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 53 and LING 101; and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 144 Computational Methods for Linguists

Introduction to computational methods for linguists with little background in computer programming. Possible topics include: regular expressions, annotation, databases, and search. Students learn contemporary techniques in team-based programming and annotation.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 50, LING 53, and either LING 111 or LING 112. Enrollment is restricted to linguistics and language studies majors.

General Education Code

PR-E

LING 145 Native Languages of North America

Selective survey of the indigenous languages of North America, including a formal/structural component and an historical/social component. Topics include typological properties of these languages, current status, and revitalization efforts.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s):LING 101, and either LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 147 Quantitative Methods in Linguistics

Introduces quantitative methods for linguistics. Focuses on categorical data and continuous data, and using R. Students learn the basics of probability, statistics, and experimental design, and use R to apply them to linguistic data sets.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 53 and LING 101, and either LING 111 or LING 112.

General Education Code

SR

LING 151 Phonetic Analysis

Introduction to instrumental phonetic analysis—analysis using experimental methods. Emphasis is on the acoustics and perception of speech.

Credits

5

Instructor

G. McGuire

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101.

LING 152 Applied Phonetics

Examines areas in which phonetic analysis and experimentation are used in practice. Emphasizes problem-solving, experiments, and analytical tasks.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 151.

LING 154 Language and Social Identity

Introduction to sociolinguistics exploring the relationship between language and such social parameters as social status, ethnicity, race, gender, etc., including the role of language differences in the creation of social stereotypes. Emphasis on gathering, examining, and reporting data.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and either LING 111 or LING 112.

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 155 Language and Cognition

Introduces and examines some of the foundational assumptions, practices, and methods of generative grammar in comparison to those of other areas of cognitive science, notably psychology and philosophy.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 111 or LING 112; and LING 53 and LING 101.

LING 157 Psycholinguistics and Linguistic Theory

Theory and methods in psycholinguistics, covering perception, production, and acquisition of language and linguistic structure. A hands-on, laboratory-style introduction to the topic, focusing on the relation between experimental findings and linguistic theory. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 257.

Credits

5

Instructor

Adrian Brasoveanu

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 102 or LING 105 or LING 113 or LING 116. Enrollment is restricted to linguistics and language studies majors.

General Education Code

SR

LING 158 Advanced Psycholinguistics

Advanced topics in psycholinguistics and experimental linguistics, contemporary memory models, computational models of comprehension and production, and neurolinguistic findings and methodologies. Student work revolves around an extended research project in which students learn to apply advanced analytical techniques.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 157. Enrollment is restricted to linguistics and language studies majors.

LING 160 Language Engineering

Addresses a particular problem in language engineering, chosen for its practical and theoretical interest and its tractability. The entire course focuses on a team project to design a solution to the problem. Permission of instructor required.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

LING 164 Linguistics for Engineers

Introduction to computational linguistics for engineers with a focus on providing background and skills in linguistics. Students are expected to already have programming skills and basic computer science. Knowledge of shell scripting or a scripting language suggested.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CSE 10 and CSE 14, or permission of instructor.

LING 180 Structure of a Particular Language

Topics in the phonology, morphology, syntax, or semantics of a language that is the research interest of the instructor. The language investigated changes with each offering of the course.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101; and LING 111 or LING 112.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 181 Structure of Romance Languages

Discusses topics in the phonology, syntax, and semantics of Romance languages, with emphasis left to the discretion of the instructor. Students read original research articles and pursue empirical investigation of Romance languages by collecting data from scholarly publications, fieldwork, and/or corpus analysis. Some knowledge of Italian, French, or Spanish is required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 182 Structure of Spanish

The phonology and syntax of Spanish, studied from a modern linguistic perspective. Some knowledge of Spanish is required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 183 Structure of French

The phonology, morphology, and syntax aspects of French. Some knowledge of French is helpful.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 185 Structure of Russian

The phonology, morphology, and syntax of Russian. Some knowledge of Russian is helpful.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 186 Structure of German

Phonological, morphological, and syntactic aspects of the structure of the German language. Some knowledge of German is required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 187 Structure of Japanese

The phonology, morphology, and syntax of Japanese.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 188 Structure of Turkish

The phonology, morphology, and syntax of Turkish.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101; and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 189 Structure of Arabic

The phonology, morphology, and syntax of Arabic. (Mainly modern standard, but also some regional dialects.) No knowledge of Arabic is required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101, and LING 111 or LING 112.

LING 193 Field Study

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

LING 195 Senior Thesis

Deadline for submission of thesis proposal is one year in advance of proposed completion. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 198 Independent Field Study

Provides for department-sponsored individual study programs off campus for which faculty supervision is not in person (e.g., supervision by correspondence). Preparation and approval must be completed by the fifth day of instruction of any given quarter. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 199 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 199F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 211 Phonology A

First part of a three quarter introduction to phonology. Topics of the sequence include fundamentals of acoustic phonetics; introduction to optimality theory; theories of syllabification, stress, and prosodic organization; prosodic morphology; advanced issues in faithfulness and correspondence; segmental and suprasegmental processes.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ryan Bennett

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 212 Phonology B

Second part of a three quarter introduction to phonology. Topics of the sequence include fundamentals of acoustic phonetics; introduction to optimality theory; theories of syllabification, stress, and prosodic organization; prosodic morphology; advanced issues in faithfulness and correspondence; segmental and suprasegmental processes.

Credits

5

Instructor

Junko Ito

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 211. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 214 Phonetics

Introduction to phonetic theory concentrating on acoustic phonetics and speech perception along with common experimental methods, the role of phonetic principles in explaining phonological patterns and markedness.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Rysling

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 216 Phonology Proseminar

One or more topics in phonological theory. Topics vary from year to year, covering literature and current research in phonology.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 212. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 219 Phonology Seminar

Advanced topics in phonology drawn from the current research interests of the instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

R. Bennett

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 212. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 219G Phonology Seminar

Advanced topics in phonology drawn from the current research interests of the instructor. Three-credit version of course 219. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 212. Enrollment is restrictedto graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 221 Syntax A

Introduction to syntactic theory. Phrase structure; subcategorization; lexical entries; passive; infinitival constructions.

Credits

5

Instructor

Maziar Toosarvandani

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 222 Syntax B

Continuation of Syntax A. The syntax of unbounded dependencies, including constituent questions, relative clauses, clefts, topicalization. Constraints on extraction; unbounded versus successive cyclic movement; the licensing of gaps.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ivy Sichel

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 221. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 226 Proseminar in Syntax

In-depth investigation of some topic in syntactic theory. Topics vary from year to year, covering literature and current research in grammatical structure from varying theoretical perspectives.

Credits

5

Instructor

I. Sichel

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 222. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 226G Proseminar in Syntax

In-depth investigation of some topic in syntactic theory. Topics vary from year to year, covering literature and current research in grammatical structure from varying theoretical perspectives. Three-credit version of course 226. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 222. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 229 Syntax Seminar

Advanced topics in syntax drawn from the current research interests of the instructor.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 222. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 229G Syntax Seminar

Advanced topics in syntax drawn from the current research interests of the instructor. Three-credit version of course 229. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 222. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 231 Semantics A

Introduction to linguistic semantics: nature of lexical entries, thematic relations, representation of logical form; relation between semantic interpretation and syntactic representation, quantification and scope relations, reference and presupposition.

Credits

5

Instructor

Adrian Brasoveanu

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 232 Semantics B

Model-theoretic semantics for natural language. Truth-conditional, compositional semantics. Various logical ontologies and their application to natural language categories. Dynamic interpretation of discourse and anaphoric relations. Treatment of illocutionary force.

Credits

5

Instructor

P. Anand

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 231. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 236 Proseminar in Semantics

In-depth investigation of some topic in semantics and pragmatics. Topics vary from year to year, covering literature and current research in linguistic semantics and pragmatics.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 231. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

LING 236G Semantics Proseminar

In-depth investigation of some topic in semantics and pragmatics. Topics vary from year to year, covering literature and current research in linguistic semantics and pragmatics. Three-credit version of course 236. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 231. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students, or by consent of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 239 Semantics Seminar

Advanced topics in semantics drawn from the current research interests of the instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

J. Law

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 232. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 239G Semantics Seminar

Advanced topics insemantics drawn from the current research interests of the instructor. Three-credit version of course 239. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 232. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 240 The Pedagogy of Linguistics

Provides training for graduate students in university-level pedagogy in general and in the pedagogy of linguistics specifically. Under the supervision of a faculty member, coordinated by a graduate student with substantial experience as a teaching assistant.

Credits

1

Instructor

M. Toosarvandani

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter

LING 244 Computational Methods for Linguists

Practical introduction to computational methods for linguists. Topics covered: database development; indexation and search; morphological and syntactic parsing; and modern annotation methodologies. Students concurrently learn Python and JavaScript. No background in programming is required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students, or by consent of the instructor.

LING 248 Topics in Computational Methods and Models

Seminar in computational approaches in linguistics and the language sciences with topics drawn from the current interests of the instructor.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 221 and LING 231. Enrollment is restricted to linguistics graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 249 Morphology Seminar

Presents theoretical and descriptive issues, particularly those raised by the framework of distributed morphology and its current competitors. Course work consists of readings, squibs, and a term paper.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

LING 249G Morphology Seminar

Presents theoretical and descriptive issues, particularly those raised by the framework of distributed morphology and its current competitors. Coursework consists of readings and squibs. Three-credit version of course 249. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 257 Psycholinguistics and Linguistic Theory

Theory and methods in psycholinguistics, covering perception, production, and acquisition of language and linguistic structure. A hands-on, laboratory-style introduction to the topic, focusing on the relation between experimental findings and linguistic theory. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 157 or 257G

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

LING 258 Advanced Psycholinguistics

Advanced topics in psycholinguistics and experimental linguistics. Contemporary memory models. Computational models of comprehension and production. Neurolinguistic findings and methodologies. Student work revolves around an extended research project in which students learn to apply advanced analytical techniques. Graduate students have separate evaluation criteria. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 258G.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 257. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

LING 258G Advanced Psycholinguistics

Advanced topics in psycholinguistics and experimental linguistics. Contemporary memory models. Computational models of comprehension and production. Neurolinguistic findings and methodologies. Student work revolves around an extended research project in which students apply advanced analytical techniques. Graduate students have separate evaluation criteria. Three-credit version of course 258. Does not require a final paper. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 258.

Credits

3

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 257. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

LING 259 Phonetics Seminar

Advanced topics in acoustic and articulatory phonetics.

Credits

5

Instructor

G. McGuire

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 214. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 259G Phonetics Seminar

Advanced topics in acoustic and articulatory phonetics. Three-credit version of course 259. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 214. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 279 Research Seminar in Psycholinguistics

Contemporary research in psycholinguistic theory models, and methods. Topics vary with research interests of faculty and graduate students.

Credits

5

Instructor

M. Wagers

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall

LING 280 Proseminar in Experimental Linguistics

Examines experimental design and analysis for gathering linguistic data; the advantages and disadvantages of major response measures, including reaction times; interaction with extra-grammatical factors; and statistics on categorical and continuous measures. Students present results in research papers. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 280G.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Rysling

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 280A Linguistic Investigation

Methods of primary linguistic investigation. Close study of one language typologically different from English. Data analysis and elicitation techniques.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 280B Linguis Investigati

Linguis Investigati

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

LING 280G Proseminar in Experimental Linguistics

Examines experimental design and analysis for gathering linguistic data: the advantages and disadvantages of major response measures, including reaction times; interaction with extra-grammatical factors; and statistics on categorical and continuous measures. Three-credit version of course 280. Does not require a final paper.

Credits

3

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

LING 282 Field Methods

Exploration of a language previously unfamiliar to students through elicitation from a native speaker. Discussion of elicitation techniques. Students investigate selected aspects of the language in depth. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students; enrollment is by instructor permission only.

Credits

5

Instructor

M. Toosarvadani

Quarter offered

Spring

LING 290 Research Seminar

A research seminar for undergraduate and graduate students to develop the skills of the profession. Critical reading, reviewing, teaching, presentation, and writing. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

M. Toosarvadani

Quarter offered

Winter

LING 295 Directed Reading

Directed reading which does not involve a term paper. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 296 Linguistics Colloquium

Independent graduate-level activities and assignments relating to professionalism; organizing and attending colloquium and conferences; participation in discussion at such events; and preparation of commentaries on academic papers. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. Enrollment is restricted to linguistics graduate students.

Credits

2

Instructor

M. Toosarvadani

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 297A Independent Study

Enrollment restricted to graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 297B Independent Study

Enrollment restricted to graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Credits

10

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 297C Independent Study

Enrollment restricted to graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Credits

15

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 297F Independent Study

Two-credit independent study. Enrollment restricted to graduate students, or by consent of instructor.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

LING 299A Thesis Research

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 299B Thesis Research

Credits

10

Repeatable for credit

Yes

LING 299C Thesis Research

Credits

15

Repeatable for credit

Yes