LINGUIST 197: Undergraduate Research Seminar

Winter 2015· Dan Jurafsky

Senior capstone seminar. Joint readings in an annually varying topic. The focus this year will be "linguistics across disciplines and domains", exploring the implications and importance of linguistic research for other domains of knowledge or practice.

Potential Topics

Week Date Chair Topics
3 Jan 23 Gabby
Linguistics of Advertising and Branding
4 Jan 30 Eleanor
Linguistics of Social Media
5 Feb 6 Nick
Laguage and Music
6 Feb 13 Brad
Accents
7 Feb 20 Eleanor
Linguistics of Courtship and Sex
9 Sep 27 Gabby
Metaphor Theory and Politics
9 Mar 6 Brad
Orthography and L1
10 Mar 13 Nick
History and Future of Linguistics

Course Information

Logistics

Instructor
Dan Jurafsky (jurafsky@stanford.edu)
Office: Margaret Jacks 117
Office Hours: Tuesday 2-3
Course Description

Senior capstone seminar. Joint readings in an annually varying topic. The focus this year will be "linguistics across disciplines and domains", exploring the implications and importance of linguistic research for other domains of knowledge or practice.

Required Work

Weekly reading, a written commentary each week on the reading, and discussion of the weekly reading. In addition, each student will be leading discussion for two of the weekly topics.