Harold F. Schiffman

Professor of Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies

805 Williams Hall, Box 6305
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305


Courses I have taught at Penn

Course Name and Number Brief Description
LING 319/519 (SARS 319/519):

Topics in Dravidian Linguistics

This course varies in content; the current focus has been on GRAMMATICALIZATION both in general, and in Tamil and other Dravidian languages.
SAST 673/EDUC673:

Multilingual Education in South and Southeast Asia

This is a course on MULTILINGUAL EDUCATION as it has developed and exists in a number of polities in South and Southeast Asia
LING 540:

Language Policy

This is a course on the theory of language policy as it applies in various polities and jurisdictions wherever multilingualism exists.
LING 057.301

Language and Popular Culture

This is a WATU-affiliated Writing Seminar that deals with representations of language in popular media.
Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs@ccat.sas.upenn.edu

Last Modified: December 26, 2005