LING 592

Labovian Variationist Sociolinguistics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 591

An examination of the foundations of language variation and change in the Labovian paradigm. Emphasis is placed on the study of phonological and grammatical features and their correlations with age, sex, ethnicity and other social variables.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LING 591, LING 592.

Graduate course in the Linguistics program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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