Required Readings

Readings in this class are pulled from the textbook by Paul R. Kroeger and a number of articles, chapters, and other sources. Readings are presented below in a week-by-week format.


Kroeger, Paul R. 2019. Analyzing Meaning: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics, 2nd edition. [pdf]

Optional Readings

For those of you who’d like to conduct surveys and construct questionnaires for your final paper, please consult the following source:

Schilling, Natalie. 2013. Surveys and interviews. In Robert J. Podesva & Devyani Sharma (eds), Research Methods in Linguistics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [pdf]


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