LING 580 E: Problems in Linguistics

Autumn 2023
Meeting:
Th 3:30pm - 5:50pm / SAV 168
SLN:
17800
Section Type:
Seminar
Joint Sections:
LING 580 F
Instructor:
THIS SEMINAR WILL INVESTIGATE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LINGUISTIC THE AND LINGUISTIC FIELDWORK. OUR DISCUSSION WILL REVOLVE AROUND A SERIES OF INTERLOCKING QUESTIONS: ( WHAT ROLE SHOULD THEORY PLAY IN GUIDING THE DIRECTION OF FIELDWORK? (II) HOW CAN FIELDWORKERS MAKE THEORETICAL CLAIMS BASED ON NOISY DATA?; (III) HOW SHOULD NON- FIELDWORKERS EVALUATE THEORETICAL CLAIMS MADE BY FIELDWORKERS?; (IV) HOW CAN FIELDWORKERS BALANCE THEIR THEORETICALLY-ORIENTED GOALS AND TH COMMUNITY-ORIENTED GOALS?
Catalog Description:
Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.
Credits:
4.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 17, 2024 - 7:28 pm