German Philology LM (2010/2011)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02556
Name of lecturer
Maria Adele Cipolla
Coordinator
Maria Adele Cipolla
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/15 - GERMANIC PHILOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 4, 2010 al Jan 15, 2011.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  
Friday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.10  

Learning outcomes

In the light of recent inquiry trends, the course aims to indicate the basic issues of comparative linguistics, referred to the Germanic complex. Summarizing the comparative methods history, will be shared its influences on the growth of national and post-national identities, in European countries and in the New World. The main topics are: historical and comparative linguistics; genetic languages relationships; Indo-European family: the primitive common language; the starting point of Indo-European studies; interdisciplinary Indo-European studies: archaeology and language; language change and linguistic ‘laws’; Indo-European, Germanic and their subgrouping; earliest written Indo-European and Germanic sources; history of Indo-European and Germanic studies in the light of the shared ethnic names (Indo-European, Indo-Germanic, Germanic); Indo-European studies in the digital age: the TITUS-Project