LING 521 - Morphology
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Linguistics (LING)
Department: LSA Linguistics
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Advisory Prerequisites:
At least one introductory Linguistics course.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
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Morphology in the narrow sense is the crosslinguistic study of complex words. It can be expanded to cover multi-word phrases where sound, meaning, and linearization interact. Topics include word-internal bracketing, cliticization, morphemic interdependencies, compounding (including verb serialization), Semitic “roots,” African tonal morphology, sociolinguistic typology of word structure, and historical morphology.

Intended Audience:

For undergraduates, LING 313 is a required prerequisite. Other prior coursework in linguistics (especially LING 315 or 316) would also help, as would experience with morphologically rich languages.

Class Format:

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LING 521 - Morphology
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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