Ling 306, Language, Thought, and Mind
Spring 2006, Rice University

COURSE SCHEDULE

Readings are in the course package.
See course outline for complete references.

Dates Topic Readings
Week 1
January 12

Introduction

 

Week 2-3
January 17-26

Metaphor and Blending

Lakoff & Johnson 1980
Reddy 1979
Bergen 2004
Coulson and Oakley 2000

Week 4-6
January 31-February17

A Symbolic View of Language

Langacker 1988
Langacker 2000
Herskovits 1988
Bowerman & Choi 2003

Week 7-9
February 21-March 9

Linguistic Relativity

Whorf 1940/56
Lucy and Gaskins 2003
Levinson 2001
Boroditsky et al. 2003
Levinson 2003
Everett 2005

Week 10-11
March 21-30

How language is learned

Tomasello 2000

Week 12-13
April 4-13

Language and the brain

Lamb in press
Lamb 2004a
Lamb 2004b

Week 14 - 15
April 18-27
Student Presentations

 


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