Courses - Upcoming

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Autumn 2016

American Sign Language (ASL)

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut ASL 101: Elementary American Sign Language I

Introduction to American Sign Language using conversational methods. Covers vocabulary, grammatical usage, and culturally appropriate behavior within the deaf community. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

A - 10544 Lance Forshay MTWThF 10:30-11:20
MGH 234
aut ASL 101: Elementary American Sign Language I

Introduction to American Sign Language using conversational methods. Covers vocabulary, grammatical usage, and culturally appropriate behavior within the deaf community. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

B - 10545 Kristi Winter MTWThF 10:30-11:20
MGH 228
aut ASL 101: Elementary American Sign Language I

Introduction to American Sign Language using conversational methods. Covers vocabulary, grammatical usage, and culturally appropriate behavior within the deaf community. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

C - 10546 Kristi Winter MTWThF 11:30-12:20
MGH 228
aut ASL 101: Elementary American Sign Language I

Introduction to American Sign Language using conversational methods. Covers vocabulary, grammatical usage, and culturally appropriate behavior within the deaf community. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

D - 10547 Kristi Winter MTWThF 12:30-13:20
MGH 228
aut ASL 101: Elementary American Sign Language I

Introduction to American Sign Language using conversational methods. Covers vocabulary, grammatical usage, and culturally appropriate behavior within the deaf community. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

E - 10548 Cooper, Michael MTWThF 08:30-09:20
MGH 228
aut ASL 201: Intermediate American Sign Language I

Covers vocabulary, grammatical usage, and culturally appropriate behavior within the deaf community. Emphasizes receptive/expressive skill development and fluency with attention to correct formation of signs, movement, rhythm, phrasing, and clarity. First in a series of three. Prerequisite: either ASL 103 or ASL 134. Offered: A.

VLPA
A - 10549 Lance Forshay MTWThF 09:30-10:20
MGH 234
aut ASL 499: Independent Study Or Research

Advanced study or research of a topic related to American Sign Language guided by a faculty member. Prerequisite: ASL 203; ASL 305.

A - 10550 to be arranged -
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Linguistics (LING)

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut LING 100: Fundamentals Of Grammar

Introduction to basic grammatical concepts and terminology. Specifically intended for students planning to take a foreign language or linguistics. Does not count toward the linguistics major or minor.

VLPA
A - 17324 Karen Zagona M W F 08:30-09:20
GWN 301
aut LING 100: Fundamentals Of Grammar

Introduction to basic grammatical concepts and terminology. Specifically intended for students planning to take a foreign language or linguistics. Does not count toward the linguistics major or minor.

AA - 17325 Th 08:30-09:20
ART 006
aut LING 100: Fundamentals Of Grammar

Introduction to basic grammatical concepts and terminology. Specifically intended for students planning to take a foreign language or linguistics. Does not count toward the linguistics major or minor.

AB - 17326 Th 09:30-10:20
MLR 316
aut LING 100: Fundamentals Of Grammar

Introduction to basic grammatical concepts and terminology. Specifically intended for students planning to take a foreign language or linguistics. Does not count toward the linguistics major or minor.

AC - 17327 Th 11:30-12:20
LOW 220
aut LING 100: Fundamentals Of Grammar

Introduction to basic grammatical concepts and terminology. Specifically intended for students planning to take a foreign language or linguistics. Does not count toward the linguistics major or minor.

AD - 17328 Th 12:30-13:20
THO 331
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

I&S, QSR, VLPA
A - 17333 Laura McGarrity M W F 14:30-15:20
GUG 220
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AA - 17334 T Th 09:30-10:20
EEB 031
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AB - 17335 T Th 10:30-11:20
THO 119
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AC - 17336 T Th 10:30-11:20
LOW 202
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AD - 17337 T Th 11:30-12:20
CDH 115
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AE - 17338 T Th 12:30-13:20
GLD 436
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AF - 17339 T Th 13:30-14:20
GLD 436
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AG - 17340 T Th 13:30-14:20
LOW 112
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AH - 17341 T Th 14:30-15:20
KNE 210
aut LING 200: Introduction To Linguistic Thought

Language as the fundamental characteristic of the human species; diversity and complexity of human languages; phonological and grammatical analysis; dimensions of language use; and language acquisition and historical language change. Not open for credit to students who have completed LING 201 or LING 400.

AI - 17342 T Th 14:30-15:20
AND 223
aut LING 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with ANTH 203.

I&S, VLPA
A - 17344 Clark, Heather M WThF 10:30-11:20
CDH 109
aut LING 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with ANTH 203.

AA - 17345 T 09:30-10:20
CHL 101
aut LING 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with ANTH 203.

AB - 17346 T 09:30-10:20
DEM 126
aut LING 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with ANTH 203.

AC - 17347 T 08:30-09:20
CDH 711A
aut LING 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with ANTH 203.

AD - 17348 T 08:30-09:20
CDH 128
aut LING 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with ANTH 203.

AE - 17349 T 12:30-13:20
DEM 124
aut LING 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with ANTH 203.

AF - 17350 T 12:30-13:20
EEB 031
aut LING 269: Swearing And Taboo Language

Examines swear words and taboo language, both within and across cultures, investigating their linguistic, pragmatic, neurological, psychological, social, and legal aspects. Offered: ASp.

I&S
A - 17351 Laura McGarrity M W F 12:30-13:20
SAV 260
aut LING 269: Swearing And Taboo Language

Examines swear words and taboo language, both within and across cultures, investigating their linguistic, pragmatic, neurological, psychological, social, and legal aspects. Offered: ASp.

AA - 17352 Th 08:30-09:20
LOW 115
aut LING 269: Swearing And Taboo Language

Examines swear words and taboo language, both within and across cultures, investigating their linguistic, pragmatic, neurological, psychological, social, and legal aspects. Offered: ASp.

AB - 17353 Th 09:30-10:20
PAR 213
aut LING 269: Swearing And Taboo Language

Examines swear words and taboo language, both within and across cultures, investigating their linguistic, pragmatic, neurological, psychological, social, and legal aspects. Offered: ASp.

AC - 17354 Th 11:30-12:20
MUS 216
aut LING 269: Swearing And Taboo Language

Examines swear words and taboo language, both within and across cultures, investigating their linguistic, pragmatic, neurological, psychological, social, and legal aspects. Offered: ASp.

AD - 17355 Th 12:30-13:20
PAR 213
aut LING 400: Survey Of Linguistic Method And Theory

Examines major linguistic theories in phonology, syntax and semantics; linguistic analysis and argumentation. Not available for credit to students who have completed LING 200.

I&S, QSR, VLPA
A - 17356 T Th 08:30-10:20
MGH 238
aut LING 415: History Of The German Language

Traces the history of the German language from early Germanic to the present. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 452; W.

VLPA
A - 23127 Oehme, Annegret M W F 11:30-12:20
RAI 107
aut LING 432: Sociolinguistics I

Interrelationships between social and linguistic factors influencing variation in speech production and perception, morphology, syntax, lexicon. Considers contribution of ethnic, regional and socioeconomic group memberships to dialect differentiation and progression of language change. Nonstandard language, diglossia, pidgins, creoles, gender differences, bi- and multilingualism, ethnography of speaking, pragmatics, and language attitudes. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400. Instructors: Evans, Wassink Offered: jointly with ANTH 432.

DIV, I&S, VLPA
A - 17357 Betsy Evans M W 08:30-10:20
PCAR 391
aut LING 441: Language Processing And Development 1

This course explores current research on language processing and development in adult native speakers and children, with a focus on sound and world-level representations. Topics include speech perception, word recognition, acquisition of phonology and word meanings, as well as a variety of methodologies that are used to study these mechanisms. Prerequisite: LING 200 or LING 400. Offered: A.

I&S, NW
A - 22989 Akira Omaki T Th 12:30-14:20
SAV 139
aut LING 442: Language Processing And Development 2

Overview of research on language processing and development in adult native speakers and children, with a focus on the sentence-level representations. Topics include processing of syntactic/semantic representations, development of morpho-syntax, semantics and pragmatics, as well as variety of methodologies for studying these mechanisms.

NW, VLPA
A - 17358 Toshiyuki Ogihara M W 12:30-14:20
SAV 132
aut LING 449: Second-Language Learning

Issues related to the linguistic aspects of second-language learning. Prerequisite: either LING 200, LING 201, ANTH/LING 203, or LING 400. Instructors: Herschensohn

VLPA
A - 17360 Julia Herschensohn T Th 08:30-10:20
LOW 219
aut LING 450: Introduction To Linguistic Phonetics

Introduction to the articulatory and acoustic correlates of phonological features. Issues covered include the mapping of dynamic events to static representations, phonetic evidence for phonological description, universal constraints on phonological structure, and implications of psychological speech-sound categorization for phonological theory. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400.

NW, VLPA
A - 17361 Sharon Hargus T Th 10:30-12:20
CDH 110B
aut LING 461: Syntax I

Study of the structural properties of language; introduction to generative transformational syntax. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400. Instructors: Aldridge, Citko, Zagona

I&S, VLPA
A - 17363 Edith Aldridge M W 10:30-12:20
SAV 166
aut LING 481: Introduction To Morphology

Structure of words and the processes by which they are formed. Morphological processes in a wide variety of languages. Prerequisite: LING 450.

VLPA
A - 17365 Sharon Hargus T Th 14:30-16:20
FTR 032
aut LING 490: Undergraduate Fieldwork

Individual consultation with faculty member and supervised practical experience in a broad range of industry, community, clinical settings dealing with linguistic issues. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

A - 17366 to be arranged -
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aut LING 499: Undergraduate Research A - 17367 to be arranged -
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aut LING 499: Undergraduate Research B - 17368 to be arranged -
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aut LING 507: Syntactic Theory I

Introduction to the principles and parameters model of syntactic theory. The lexicon and its relation to syntactic representations. Syntactic modules and principles. Problem solving.

A - 17369 Karen Zagona M W 10:30-12:20
MGH 085
aut LING 532: Sociolinguistics I

Examines social variation in the phonology, morphology, syntax, and lexicon of languages and dialects. Includes nonstandard language, diglossia, pidgins and creoles, gender differences, bi- and multilingualism, ethnography of speaking, and language attitudes. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400. Instructors: Evans, Wassink Offered: jointly with ANTH 532; S.

A - 17371 Betsy Evans M W 08:30-10:20
PCAR 391
aut LING 535: Advanced Sociolinguistics

Explores perspective on language change and its mechanisms, understood in relation to the social context of language use in the speech community. Examines language-internal and -external motivations for change; phonological mergers and splits, chain-shifts, and diffusion of change through the lexicon. Prerequisite: LING 432 and LING 533. Instructors: Wassink

A - 23137 Alicia Beckford Wassink T Th 13:30-15:20
GUG 416
aut LING 541: Language Processing And Development 1

Explores current research on language processing and development in adult native speakers and children, with a focus on sound and word-level representations. Topics include speech perception, word recognition, acquisition of phonology and word meanings, as well as a variety of methodologies that are used to study these mechanisms. Prerequisite: LING 200 or LING 400.

A - 23163 Akira Omaki T Th 12:30-14:20
SAV 139
aut LING 542: Semantic Theory I A - 17372 Toshiyuki Ogihara M W 12:30-14:20
SAV 132
aut LING 548: Second/foreign Language Teaching Capstone Project

Involves a research (original or library), materials development, or a teaching practicum. Offered: AWSpS.

A - 17373 to be arranged -
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aut LING 549: Second Language Learning

Issues related to the linguistic aspects of second language learning. Prerequisite: either LING 200, LING 201, LING 203, or LING 400. Instructors: Herschensohn Offered: AS.

A - 17374 Julia Herschensohn T Th 08:30-10:20
LOW 219
aut LING 550: Introduction To Linguistic Phonetics

Introduction to the articulatory and acoustic correlates of phonological features. Covers mapping of dynamic events to static presentations, phonetic evidence for phonological description, universal constraints on phonological structure, and implications of psychological speech-sound categorization for phonological theory. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400. Instructors: Wright, Wassink Offered: AWS.

A - 17375 Sharon Hargus T Th 10:30-12:20
CDH 110B
aut LING 566: Introduction To Syntax For Computational Linguistics

Introduction to syntactic analysis and concepts with emphasis on the formally precise encoding in linguistic hypotheses and the design of grammars that can be scaled to practical applications. Coursework progressively builds up a consistent grammar for a fragment of English, while also considering data and phenomena from other languages. Offered: A.

C - 17380 Emily M. Bender T Th 15:30-16:50
SAV 166
aut LING 570: Shallow Processing Techniques For Natural Language Processing

Techniques and algorithms for associating relatively surface-level structures and information with natural language corpora, including POS tagging, morphological analysis, preprocessing/segmentation, named-entity recognition, chunk parsing, and word-sense disambiguation. Examines linguistic resources that can be leveraged for these tasks (e.g., WordNet). Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.7 in each of CSE 326 or equivalent, STAT 391 or equivalent, and LING 473 or passing score on the placement exam. Instructors: Xia Offered: A.

B - 17382 Fei Xia T Th 12:30-13:50
SAV 264
aut LING 580: Problems In Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

A - 17385 Alicia Beckford Wassink T 15:30-17:50
SAV 137
aut LING 580: Problems In Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

B - 17386 Alicia Beckford Wassink T 15:30-17:50
SAV 137
aut LING 580: Problems In Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

C - 17387 Edith Aldridge W 15:30-17:50
MGH 255
aut LING 580: Problems In Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

D - 17388 Edith Aldridge W 15:30-17:50
MGH 255
aut LING 580: Problems In Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

E - 17389 Richard Wright Th 15:30-17:50
CHL 105
aut LING 580: Problems In Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

F - 17390 Richard Wright Th 15:30-17:50
CHL 105
aut LING 581: Morphology

Explores the structure of words and the processes by which they are formed. Morphological processes in a wide variety of languages. Prerequisite: either LING 450, LING 550, or equivalent.

A - 17391 Sharon Hargus T Th 14:30-16:20
FTR 032
aut LING 590: Graduate Fieldwork

Individual consultation with faculty member and supervised practical experience in a broad range of industry, community, clinical settings dealing with linguistic issues. Offered: AWSpS.

A - 17392 to be arranged -
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aut LING 599: Linguistics Colloquium

Seminar attended by faculty and graduate students to discuss research in progress and topics of general interest. Presentation of two seminars required for doctoral students. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

A - 17393 Richard Wright F 15:30-17:20
MLR 301
aut LING 599: Linguistics Colloquium

Seminar attended by faculty and graduate students to discuss research in progress and topics of general interest. Presentation of two seminars required for doctoral students. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

B - 17394 Edith Aldridge M 15:30-16:20
MGH 248
aut LING 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 17395 to be arranged -
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aut LING 700: Master's Thesis A - 17397 to be arranged -
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aut LING 800: Doctoral Dissertation A - 17399 to be arranged -
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