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LING 150.00 From Esperanto to Dothraki: The Linguistics of Invented Languages 6 credits

Closed: Size: 30, Registered: 30, Waitlist: 0

Leighton 236

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12:30pm1:40pm12:30pm1:40pm1:10pm2:10pm

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Synonym: 64574

Jenna T Conklin

What lies behind the human urge to construct new languages? How has language invention changed over time? What can invented languages teach us about the function of natural languages and their syntactic, morphological, and phonological structure? In this course, students will dive into the history of invented languages, tackle the question of what constitutes a language, and ultimately try their hand at constructing their own language. We’ll explore what separates natural languages from invented ones and discuss how often the very qualities that their creators find most desirable inhibit the widespread adoption they envision for their languages.

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Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: LING 150.WL0 (Synonym 65479)

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