2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 22, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYW-1247 What is and isn’t Language?


This seminar addresses language as a human phenomenon. Students will learn what language is as well as what it is not. The content is limited to a only few topics such as language origin, animal communication systems, language in the brain, first-language acquisition, language variation and change, and language and culture, but these topics intersect with notions of language in fields such as anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, education, sociology, and classical as well as modern languages. 4 credits.



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