LING 535 A: Advanced Sociolinguistics

Meeting Time: 
TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
GUG 416
SLN: 
23137
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. Instructors: Wassink
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 5, 2016 - 9:15pm