Interdisciplinary Linguistics

Linguistics circular diagram: pragmatics and the use of language

Interdisciplinary Linguistics examines the complexities of human language across a variety of university departments. In this program, you will explore elements of language structure, the relationship between language form and meaning, language variation and change over time, as well as issues of language use in daily communication in various social and cultural contexts. 

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Image of the Tower of Babel

Public domain work of Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1526/30 - 1569), entitled "Tower of Babel Vienna", from the Wikimedia Commons, and the Google Art Project.

The Tower of Babel is an ancient symbol for the bewildering variety of human languages spoken on planet Earth.