Historical Sociolinguistics
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Provides an overview of the extra-linguistic factors that affect language use in historical languages; provides an introduction to conducting sociolinguistic inquiry on linguistic varieties for which direct linguistic evidence is limited. Emphasis is placed on quantifiable methods for correlating extra-linguistic factors with observable changes in language use over time.

LING 4690/6690 or LING(ANTH) 4860/6860