Language Lifecycle: Genesis, Expansion, and Loss


CANCELLED

Spring 2014 quarter

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Languages are not static systems, but exhibit a life cycle just as living organisms do. They are brought into being through pidginization and creolization, grow and change as their function changes and they attain status, and they disappear (presently at an alarming rate). In this course, we'll examine these stages in some detail, acquiring a tool set along the way that will allow participants to understand the cultural, economic, and linguistic factors involved and to appreciate the policy issues in play.

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 5:30-9:30p Thu

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Online Learning

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Revisions

Date Revision
June 10th, 2013 Cancelled

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Spring)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 25

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