SLAVIC 370 A: What Is In A Language Name? The Case Of Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, And Serbian

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Meeting Time: 
MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
THO 235
Joint Sections: 
SLAVIC 570 A, ENGL 478 A
Bojan Belić

Syllabus Description:

The course examines the fates of the language known as Serbo-Croatian, on the one hand, and, on the other, to the languages known as Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian. Concepts such as language death and language birth are explored. The relation between the concepts of dialect and language is analyzed. Notions of language politicslanguage standardization, and language codification in Southeastern Europe are analyzed.SLAVIC 370-SLAVIC 570.jpg


Catalog Description: 
Examines diverse phenomena related to the language known as Serbo-Croatian, and to the Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian languages. Explores concepts such as language death, birth, politics, standardization, and codification. The relation between dialect and language is observed in an ecology exhibiting ethnic and religious diversity.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
March 28, 2018 - 9:07pm