Linguistics 4100A/B – Ecological Approaches to Endangered Languages

This course analyzes the causes and processes underlying languages becoming endangered in a comparative/international perspective, and examines ecological approaches to stemming the tide of language, shift, change, loss and death. The cases of indigenous languages in Nepal, India, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America are examined. Antirequisite(s): Prerequisite(s): Anthropology 1027A/B or Linguistics 2288A/B or (both French 2805A/B and French 2806A/B) or the former French 2800 or Spanish 3303A/B. Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course. back to top

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