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AIS 589 - Areal Survey of Native North American Languages

Course information

Usually Offered: Fall, Spring
Course Description:

The field of native North American linguistics; areal and genetic classifications; how the study of particular languages provides insights into theories of linguistic anthropology and general linguistics. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings and longer term papers.

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences