Linguistics Electives in SPR 2012: SLAV 426 and SLAV 351

SLAV 351
SLN 18396
HISTORY OF THE SLAVIC LANGUAGES
Mon, Wed 10:30 – 12:20
Instructor: Belić
(VLPA) 5 credits

Introduction to the history of Slavic languages from the beginnings to the present time, including sound changes, morphology, vocabulary and the development of writing systems. Cross-listed with SLAV 551

SLAV 426
SLN 18397
WAYS OF FEELING: EXPRESSIONS OF EMOTIONS ACROSS LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
Mon, Wed 2:30 – 4:20
Instructor: Dziwirek
(VLPA/I&S) 5 credits

Universal and culture specific aspects of linguistic expression of emotion. Are there feelings that all people share independent of language, culture, gender, and race? Examination of the meaning and form of emotion words in different languages, facial expressions, cultural attitudes to emotion and emotional behavior, and gender-specific emotional expressions.

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