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    • 24.400 Proseminar in Philosophy I, Fall 2003 

      Byrne, Alex (2003-12)
      An intensive seminar on the foundations of analytic philosophy for first-year graduate students. A large selection of classic texts, from Frege's Foundations of Arithmetic to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, ...
    • 24.900 Introduction to Linguistics, Spring 2002 

      Flynn, Suzanne (2002-06)
      This class will provide some answers to basic questions about the nature of human language. Throughout the course, we will be learning (in many different ways) that human language is a surprisingly intricate -- yet ...
    • 24.900 Introduction to Linguistics, Spring 2004 

      Richards, Norvin W. (2004-06)
      This class will provide some answers to basic questions about the nature of human language. Throughout the course, we will be learning (in many different ways) that human language is a surprisingly intricate -- yet ...
    • 24.900 Introduction to Linguistics, Spring 2005 

      Flynn, Suzanne (2005-06)
      This core-curriculum linguistics class will provide some answers to basic questions about the nature of human language. Topics include the intricate system that governs language, how it is acquired, the similarities and ...
    • 24.901 Language and its Structure I: Phonology, Fall 2002 

      Steriade, Donca; Kenstowicz, Michael (2002-12)
      24.901 is designed to give you a preliminary understanding of how the sound systems of different languages are structured, how and why they may differ from each other. The course also aims to provide you with analytical ...
    • 24.906J / 21F.024J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism, Fall 2006 

      Flynn, Suzanne (2006-12)
      This course describes development of bilingualism in human history (from Lucy to present day). It focuses on linguistic aspects of bilingualism; models of bilingualism and language acquisition; competence versus performance; ...
    • 24.919 Topics in Linguistics: Creole Languages and Caribbean Identities, Spring 2004 

      DeGraff, Michel (2004-06)
      The Creole languages spoken in the Caribbean are linguistic by-products of the historical events triggered by colonization and the slave trade in Africa and the "New World". In a nutshell, these languages are the results ...
    • 24.946 Linguistic Theory and the Japanese Language, Fall 2001 

      Miyagawa, Shigeru (2001-12)
      Detailed examination of the grammar of Japanese and its structure which is significantly different from English, with special emphasis on problems of interest in the study of linguistic universals. Data from a broad group ...
    • 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory, Fall 2002 

      Von Fintel, Kai; Fox, Daniel J. (Daniel Judah), 1966- (2002-12)
      Formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. Applications to the analysis of quantification, ...
    • 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory, Fall 2004 

      Von Fintel, Kai (2004-12)
      Formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. Applications to the analysis of quantification, ...
    • 24.961 Introduction to Phonology, Fall 2002 

      Zoll, Cheryl; Steriade, Donca; Kenstowicz, Michael (2002-12)
      The year-long Introduction to Phonology reviews at the graduate level fundamental notions of phonological analysis and introduces students to current debates, research and analytical techniques. The Fall term reviews issues ...
    • 24.963 Linguistic Phonetics, Fall 2005 

      Flemming, Edward (2005-12)
      This course is a study of speech sounds: how we produce and perceive them and their acoustic properties. It explores the influence of the production and perception systems on phonological patterns and sound change. Acoustic ...
    • 24.973 Advanced Semantics, Spring 2003 

      Von Fintel, Kai (2003-06)
      Current work on semantics and questions of logic and meaning for syntactic systems in generative grammar.
    • 24.973 Advanced Semantics, Spring 2005 

      Fintel, Kai von; Heim, Irene (2005-06)
      Current work on semantics and questions of logic and meaning for syntactic systems in generative grammar. From the course home page: Course Description This course is the second of the three parts of our graduate introduction ...
    • 6.542J / 24.966J / HST.712J Laboratory on the Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech, Fall 2001 

      Stevens, Kenneth N., 1924-; Perkell, Joseph S.; Shattuck, Stefanie Rumrill; Hanson, Helen M.; Slifka, Janet Louise Khoenle, 1964- (2001-12)
      Experimental investigations of speech processes. Topics: measurement of articulatory movements; measurements of pressures and airflows in speech production; computer-aided waveform analysis and spectral analysis of speech; ...
    • 9.591J / 24.945J Language Processing, Fall 2002 

      Gibson, Edward Albert Fletcher (2002-12)
      Seminar in real-time language comprehension. Models of sentence and discourse comprehension from the linguistic, psychology, and artificial intelligence literature, including symbolic and connectionist models. Ambiguity ...
    • 9.59J / 24.905J Psycholinguistics, Fall 2002 

      Gibson, Edward Albert Fletcher (2002-12)
      Central topics in language processing. The structure of language. Sentence processing. Discourse processing. Morphological processing. The storage and access of words in the mental dictionary. Speech processing. The ...
    • 9.59J / 24.905J Psycholinguistics, Spring 2005 

      Gibson, Edward (2005-06)
      This course covers central topics in language processing, including: the structure of language; sentence, discourse, and morphological processing; storage and access of words in the mental dictionary; speech processing; ...
    • SP.601J / 17.006 / 24.237 / WGS.601J Feminist Political Thought, Spring 2010 

      Wood, Elizabeth A. (2010-06)
      In this course we will examine the development of feminist theory over time. Some subjects we will examine in detail include suffrage and equality; radical feminism; psychoanalysis and feminism; theories of power; sexuality ...
    • SP.601J / 17.006J / 17.007J / 24.237J Feminist Theory, Spring 2008 

      Wood, Elizabeth A. (2008-06)
      This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years, feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions ...