Language and Geography
This course provides advanced knowledge of human languages from a geographical perspective.
The course discusses the spread and location of modern languages, languages in different geographical entities such as continents, countries, and cities, areal phenomena and the concept Sprachbund, and how nature and culture can be considered to affect language. The course also introduces geographical information systems (GIS) and tools for creating language maps.
The course is given Daytime, 50%.
The course is based on lectures and exercises.
The course is examined through written assignments.
Student affairs office, Departement of Linguistics
Södra huset, C 378
Visiting hours for students
Thursdays 9.00-11.00 and 13.00-16.00
+46 8 16 23 47
Director of Studies
Phone: +46 8 16 12 45