AL5395 - Current Issues in Descriptive Linguistics
(FALL – Grammar topic in even numbered years and phonology topic in odd numbered years) (3 graduate credits)
By the end of this course, students will demonstrate an in-depth understanding of one or more issues of current interest for linguistic analysis and description. Students will read and critically discuss a variety of articles on the selected topics(s) and will write and present a paper relating to the issues raised in the seminar.

Prerequisites: Either 1) AL5304 Advanced Phonological Analysis for phonology topics or 2) AL5312 Discourse Analysis plus AL5313 Advanced Grammatical Analysis for grammar topics, or by permission of instructor.