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ANTH 402 - The Native Languages of the Americas

FC SSCI CD
4 credits
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.

Prerequisites: ANTH 202 or one course in introductory linguistics.



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