Dec 10, 2023  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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COGS 6560 - A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

This course will explore the different strategies used by different languages to fulfill the same needs of human communication. A sampling of topics: quickly learning the basics of a new language using linguistic principles; cross-linguistic knowledge elicitation and engineering;  principles of generative grammar; space, time, agency, and other linguistic phenomena viewed cross-linguistically. 

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Graduate student with expected background in languages or linguistics.

Cross Listed: COGS 4560.

Credit Hours: 4

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