LSA 115: Language documentation and language communities

Siri G. Tuttle | session 1 | TuTh 8:30 – 10:15, 370 Dwinelle Hall

This class will attempt to define principles for navigation between the demands of linguistic documentation and the realities of linguistic communities, with special emphasis on relating to communities where languages are highly endangered. Time will be devoted to the following topics:

Reading: Selected materials available online.

Prerequisites: Field experience or a field methods course are desirable, but not necessary.

Areas of linguistics: Fieldwork and language documentation

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