Universität Wien FIND

160131 PS Proseminar to the history and methods of historical-comparative linguistics (2018W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 40 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 01.10. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 08.10. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 15.10. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 22.10. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 29.10. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 05.11. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 12.11. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 19.11. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 26.11. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 03.12. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 10.12. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 07.01. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 14.01. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 21.01. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG
Monday 28.01. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 Sensengasse 3a 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The class will treat basic theories and methods of Historical Linguistics especially with respect to recent interdisciplinary developments. We will discuss papers provided on moodle that have to be read and prepared beforehand.

Assessment and permitted materials

Short summaries of the respective papers (provided via moodle) and 1-2 critical questions about the papers have to be handed in before each class; these about 10 written summaries will constitute 70% of the grade; 30% of the grade depend on the discussion part

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation in class is mandatory; active participation in the discussion will get evaluated; all paper summaries have to be handed in in time.

Examination topics

Papers provided on moodle

Reading list

Asya Pereltsvaig & Martin W. Lewis (2015), The Indo-European Controversy. Facts and Fallacies 
in Historical Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Association in the course directory

MA4-M2
Finno-Ugristik: MFi 500

Last modified: Fr 08.02.2019 09:28