LING 3344

LING 3344

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Super-linguistics is a subfield of linguistics that applies techniques used for analyzing natural language to non-linguistic materials. This course uses linguistic tools from semantics, pragmatics and syntax to study sequential images found in comics, films, and children's books. We will also study multimedia, gestures, and static images such as instruction signs, emoji, and paintings. Linguistic topics include anaphora, implicature, tense and aspect, attitudes and embedding, indirect discourse, and dynamic semantics. We introduce linguistic accounts of each of the topics and apply them to pictorial data.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: LING 1101 or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (KCM-AS, ETM-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19750 LING 3344   LEC 001

    • TR Morrill Hall 111
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Abusch, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Superlinguistics: Comics, Signs and Other Sequential Images