Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Anthropology
Office location and address
1702 University AveCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
Doctoral Dissertation Research: Documentation and Description of Abu' Arapesh [aah] and its Speech Surrogate System
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
September 01, 2019 – February 28, 2022
Documentation and Analysis of Yawuno Teneyo Liguistic Practices
Source: School of Oriental and African Studies
July 01, 2019 – June 30, 2021
AS-ANTH Robert Conrad and Bukiyip Arapesh transcripts
Source: U.S. Nfah - Nat'L Endowment For The Humanities
March 01, 2013 – August 31, 2015
With sponsorship and supervision by a faculty member and approval of the Dean's Office, acting for the Committee on Educational Programs and the Curriculum, students may initiate a course in which they provide the instruction. The grade is determined by the faculty member. These courses count as "outside the College." Students in the College may offer no more than 3.0 credits for the B.A. or B.S. Consult the INST course web page at http://www.uvastudentcouncil.com/student-services/initiatives/cavalier-education-program/ (copy and paste Web address into browser) for specific descriptions.
Introduces the interrelationships of linguistic, cultural, and social phenomena with emphasis on the importance of these interrelationships in interpreting human behavior. No prior knowledge of linguistics is required.
New course in the subject of Anthropology.
Conducted by students under the supervision of an instructor of their choice.
In this course students will work closely with a professor on an ongoing research project.
An overview of morphological theory within the generative paradigm. Covers notions of the morpheme, theories of the phonology-syntax interface (e.g., lexical phonology, prosodic morphology, optimality theory), and approaches to issues arising at the morphology-syntax interface (e.g., inflection, agreement, incorporation, compounding).
Why save endangered languages? What makes this work compelling to the diverse stakeholders involved? What kinds of obstacles do language preservation projects repeatedly encounter and why? This seminar explores language preservation as a cultural phenomenon in which issues of temporality, ownership, identity, and authenticity come to the fore.
Seminars in topics of specific interest to faculty and advanced students will be announced prior to each semester.
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
Preparation for Master's Research, no thesis director.
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.