LING 085. Phonology II

This course is a sequel to LING 045--Phonetics and Phonology. It is designed to provide further training in formal phonology, in terms of both data analysis and the fundamentals of phonological theory. Students will look deeply at both classic and later derivational versions of Optimality Theory, as well as some alternatives to OT, such as Articulatory Phonology. Once a common theoretical foundation has been established we will explore these topics through critical reading of major articles form the linguistic literature, as a way of exploring the details of the theories discussed, their strengths and weaknesses, and the rich cross-linguistic data that underlie them.
Prerequisite: LING 045  
Social sciences.
1 credit.
January 2021. Gasser.
Catalog chapter: Linguistics  
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