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Course Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 402 - The Native Languages of the Americas


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS
This course surveys the languages indigenous to North and South America, and addresses such topics as grammatical (phonetic, phonological, morphological, and syntactic) diversity among these languages; language families and other historical relationships in the Americas; the use of linguistic evidence to investigate the first peopling of the Americas; and historical and contemporary cultural contexts of language use in the Americas, including issues surrounding language maintenance and revitalization, and colonial contact and language death.
Enrollment Limit: 10
Instructor: J. Haugen
Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite & Notes: ANTH 202 or another course in introductory linguistics, or consent of instructor.


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