LING 6005 The Development of Theoretical Linguistics

Pre-requisites: LING 1001, LING 1002, LING 1005

This course is designed to allow graduate students to explore the development of the notion of grammar in the context of different historical perspectives and goals. It will, at the same time, attempt to introduce students to the development of linguistics paying attention to the ideologies that shape it. Special attention will also be paid to issues related to the history and historiography of language, speech and linguistic theory.

Method of Instruction: 3 weekly seminar hours

This course is part of the MPhil in Linguistics, and is normally offered in Semester 1.