LING 6606

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A course on change in language structure, beginning with an overview of widely attested types of syntactic change and proceeding to an introduction of current theoretical treatments. Topics covered include grammaticalization, word order, and the interplay between morphological and syntactic change. Assumes a basic background in syntax.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: LING 6403.

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt