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LING 5001 – Introduction to Linguistics, Fall 2017

This is the webpage for LING 5001 – Introduction to Linguistics, for Fall 2017! Here's where you'll find the schedule, readings, handouts, and homework assignments.

Syllabus:

Homework:
HW1: Syntax, due 09/28
HW2: Semantics, due 10/19
HW3: Phonology, due 11/09

Slides:
Week 1: Introduction [pdf]
Week 2: Syntax [pdf]
Week 3: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. I [pdf]
Week 4: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. II [pdf]
Week 5: Semantics [pdf]
Week 6: Syntactic Bootstrapping, Pt. I [pdf]
Week 7: Syntactic Bootstrapping, Pt. II [pdf]
Week 8: Phonology
Week 9: Speech Perception, Pt. I
Week 10: Speech Perception, Pt. II
Week 11: Language Variation, Pt. I
Week 12: Thanksgiving/Language Variation, Pt. II
Week 13: Language Variation, Pt. II/ Islands, Pt. I
Week 14: Islands, Pts. I & II
Week 15: Spill-over Region

Schedule:
09/05: Introduction; Chomsky (1965); Dabrowska (2015)
09/07: Introduction; Chomsky (1965); Dabrowska (2015)
09/12: Syntax
09/14: Syntax
09/19: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. I: Lasnik & Lidz (2016); Crain & Nakayama (1987)
09/21: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. I: Lasnik & Lidz (2016); Crain & Nakayama (1987)
09/26: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. II: Perfors, Regier & Tanenbaum (2006); Ambridge, Pine & Lieven (2014)
09/28: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. II: Perfors, Regier & Tanenbaum (2006); Ambridge, Pine & Lieven (2014), Homework 1 Due
10/03: Semantics
10/05: Semantics
10/10: Syntactic Bootstrapping, Pt. I: Naigles (1990); Syrett & Lidz (2016)
10/12: Syntactic Bootstrapping, Pt. I: Naigles (1990); Syrett & Lidz (2016)
10/17: Syntactic Bootstrapping, Pt. II: Harrigan et al (2016)
10/19: Syntactic Bootstrapping, Pt. II: No Class – Go to Symposium on Child Psychology. Homework 2 Due
10/24: Phonology
10/26: Phonology Proposal Due; Paper Summary Due
10/31: Speech Perception, Pt. I: Werker & Tees (1984); Werker (1995)
11/02: Speech Perception, Pt. I: Werker & Tees (1984); Werker (1995)
11/07: Speech Perception, Pt. II: Yee & Sedivy (2006); Allopenna et al (1998)
11/09: Speech Perception, Pt. II: Yee & Sedivy (2006); Allopenna et al (1998), Homework 3 Due
11/14: Language Variation, Pt. I: Senghas, Kita & Özyürek (2004); Goldwin-Meadow & Brentari (2017)
11/16: Language Variation, Pt. I: Senghas, Kita & Özyürek (2004); Goldwin-Meadow & Brentari (2017)
11/21: Language Variation, Pt. II: Everett (2005); Nevins, Pesetsky, Rodrigues (2009)
11/23: (Class canceled)
11/28: Language Variation, Pt. II: Everett (2005); Nevins, Pesetsky, Rodrigues (2009)
11/30: Islands, Pt. I: Ambridge & Goldberg (2008); Hofmeister & Sag (2010)
12/05: Islands, Pt. I: Ambridge & Goldberg (2008); Hofmeister & Sag (2010)
12/07: Islands, Pt. II: Phillips (2013); de Villiers & Roeper (1995)Paper Summary Due
12/12: Islands, Pt. II: Philliips (2013); de Villiers & Roeper (1995)
12/14: (Spillover Region), Final Paper Due
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Week1.pdf
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Week2.pdf
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Week3.pdf
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