History of linguistics (2016/2017)

Course code
4S004038
Name of lecturer
Maria Vender
Coordinator
Maria Vender
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
English
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  
Friday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  
Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  
Friday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  

Learning outcomes

The first part of the course will provide an introduction to the critical knowledge of the history of linguistics, from the beginning to contemporary linguistic research. The second part will focus on the study of syntax, from Generativism to the Minimalist Program.

Syllabus

Aronoff, M., & Rees-Miller, J. (Eds.). (2003). The handbook of linguistics. John Wiley & Sons. (Chapter 4).

Allan, K. (2013). The Oxford Handbook of the History of Linguistics. Oxford University Press, Oxford (Chapters 19 and 20).

Radford, A (2004). Minimalist Syntax: Exploring the structure of English. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (Chapters 1 to 8).

Further readings:
Adger, D. (2003) Core Syntax. Oxford University Press: Oxford. (Chapters 1 to 4)

Both attending and not attending students are invited to verify the detailed program on the e-learning page linked to this course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017