LING 535 A: Advanced Sociolinguistics

Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
LOW 112
SLN: 
17690
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
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:28pm