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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 402 - The Native Languages of the Americas

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD

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. Prerequisite & Notes: ANTH 202 or another course in introductory linguistics, or consent of instructor.

Enrollment Limit: 10
Instructor: J. Haugen

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes

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