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Topics in Austronesian Syntax

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Topics in Austronesian Syntax

This course surveys syntactic phenomena and variation among Austronesian languages, including Formosan, Philippine, Indonesian, and Oceanic languages. A wide variety of phenomena will be examined, with special attention being given to the well-studied topics of word order and voice/alignment. This course will also consider how diachronic change accounts for syntactic variation among Austronesian languages.

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Course Number:

412

Course Session:

Four-week Session

Times:

Monday: 10:30 am-12:20 pm
Thursday: 10:30 am-12:20 pm

Instructor(s):

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Prerequisites:

Basic familiarity with Generative syntactic theory, especially Minimalism.