LING 047. Evolution of Language and Culture

The study of language and culture from an evolutionary perspective. We will think about how linguistic and cultural traits evolve, and how changes can be "undone" with to reconstruct the past. This course applies computational methods originally developed for evolutionary biology to language and culture.

No programming experience required. No formal prequisite, but at least one of the following is recommended: LING 001  , ANTH 001  , LING 052  , BIOL 034  , or an interest in quantitative and computational methods.
Social Sciences.
1 credit.
Fall 2020. Dockum.
Catalog chapter: Linguistics  
Department website: Linguistics

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