755 Diachronic Linguistics (3 units)Fall 2011
MWF 11:15-12:05 - Herter 208
Alice Harris 
A survey of core areas of historical linguistics – sound change, change in morphology and syntax, the Comparative Method and Internal Reconstruction, long-distance relationships, Neogrammarians and the history of historical linguistics. Emphasis on examples outside Indo-European. Contemporary issues in the field.