Office hours for Fall 2012 are Tuesdays 4-5.30 pm.
Please note that I will be on research leave as of Jan 1, 2013.
LING 1F94 Introduction to Linguistics
In this course, students examine introductory principles of generative grammar over the course of two terms (Fall and Winter). Topics include an introduction to the field of generative grammar (includes defining Universal Grammar), morphology, phonetics, phonology, syntax, language typology and language families, and sociolinguistics.
LING 3Q93 Neurolinguistics (Fall term)
An introduction to brain and language. Topics include assumptions of cognitive neuropsychology, neuroanatomy, imaging techniques, research methods, and processing language in visual and auditory modalities. The course ends with an in-house conference where students present posters on research areas in brain and language.
LING 3P71 Syntax (Winter term)
An introduction to generative syntax. Topics include assumptions in generative grammar, what is the lexicon, constituency tests and tree structure, argument structure, theta theory, binding, and anaphora.