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The Structure of Karuk

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The Structure of Karuk

Karuk, a language isolate spoken in northern California, has a highly agglutinating morphology (and intricate morphophonological patterns) paired with free word order. This course will focus on topics in Karuk morphology, morphosyntax, and syntax that are especially interesting from the point of view of linguistic theory and typology. We will emphasize the use of a large corpus of morphologically tagged texts, from a variety of genres over a century of documentation, in doing primary analytic research on an endangered language with few remaining fluent speakers.

Course Status: Closed

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Course Number:

407

Course Session:

First two-week Session

Times:

Monday: 1:10 pm-3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:10 pm-3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Introductory syntax or morphology.