LING 535 A: Advanced Sociolinguistics

Meeting Time: 
MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
SWS 125
SLN: 
16081
Instructor:
Alicia Beckford Wassink
Catalog Description: 
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.
GE Requirements: 
Other Requirements: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 29, 2016 - 8:32am