Language Variation and Change

CAS LX 346

  • Social Inquiry I
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Why do languages change over time? Who leads and who follows in situations of language change? The course answers these questions by examining the link between language change and linguistic variation, focusing on how synchronic variation leads to diachronic change. Effective Spring 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Social Inquiry I, Teamwork/Collaboration.

FALL 2022 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Erker FLR 152 TR 12:30 pm-1:45 pm Mts w/GRS LX646
Mts w/MET LX546

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