LIN303H1: Central American Indigenous Languages

Hours

36L

This course is about indigenous languages of Central America, focusing on Mayan languages and culture. Students will be introduced to current movements in the maintenance and revitalization of indigenous languages and current strategies for empowering indigenous people (such as training indigenous linguists, music production in indigenous languages, and intercultural bilingual education). Students will also study grammatical features of indigenous languages through the analysis of small data sets, and discuss the contact between indigenous languages and Spanish. Not offered every year.

Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)