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CGSC 216 / LING 116: Cognitive Science of Language
MW 2:30 - 3:45
The study of language from the perspective of cognitive science. An exploration of the mental structures that underlie our ability to learn and process language, drawing on studies of normal and atypical language development and processing, brain imaging, neuropsychology, and computational modeling. Innate linguistic structure vs. determination by experience and culture; the relation between linguistic and nonlinguistic cognition in the domains of decision making, social cognition, and musical cognition; the degree that our language shapes perceptions of color, number, space, and gender.
PHIL 267: Mathematical Logic
TTh 11:35 - 12:25
An introduction to the metatheory of first-order logic, up to and including the completeness theorem for the first-order calculus. Introduction to the basic concepts of set theory.
WGSS 370: Theorizing Sexual Violence
TTh 1 - 2:15
Examination of varying theoretical frameworks for understanding sexual violence as it unfolds within specific cultural contexts. The influence of representations of gender, race, class, sexual orientation, sexual practice, and violence. Focus on the theoretical implications for efforts to combat sexual violence. Acquaintance rape on college campuses as the central but not sole example. Along with other coursework, students design and implement their own intervention projects.
LING 236: Articulatory Phonology
T 3:30 - 5:20
Introduction to phonology as a system for combining units of speech (constriction gestures of the vocal organs) into larger structures. Analysis of articulatory movement data; modeling using techniques of dynamical systems. Emphasis on universal versus language-particular aspects of gestural combination and coordination.
math doesnt fucking EXIST
nahhhh math existed before any of us, and will exist after we all die