TEACHING

Current & Upcoming Courses

Teaching Experience

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
  • Advanced Russian Conversation
  • Structure of Russian
  • Seminar in the Syntax of Russian
  • Old Church Slavonic
  • Russia Beyond the Russians: Interethnic Relations in Russia
  • History of Russia: from St. Vladimir to Vladimir Putin
  • People & Ideas that Shaped Russia
  • St. Petersburg: Armchair Traveler Series
  • Experiencing Russia Through Film
GRADUATE COURSES in Linguistics
  • Foundations of Syntactic Theory
  • Introduction to Minimalist Syntax
  • Introductory and Advanced Syntax
  • Minimalist Approaches to Major Constituent Orders
  • Structure of Noun Phrases
  • Seminar in Linguistic Interfaces
  • English Grammar
  • English Syntax
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES in Linguistics
  • Languages of the World
  • History Through Language
  • Evolution of Language [guest lectures in Human Biology Core Curriculum]
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
  • Introductory and Advanced Syntax Sequence Courses
  • Bilingualism, Language Attrition and Heritage Languages
  • Introduction to First and Second Language Acquisition
LIFELONG EDUCATION COURSES
  • Languages of the World
  • Languages of the World: A Workshop
  • The Glamour of Grammar
  • The Story of English: Past, Present, and Future
  • Why Do Languages Change?
  • Language and Identity in Geopolitical Hotspots
  • Language as the Mirror of the Mind
  • Language, Thought, Culture: A Reassessment
  • The Story of Human Language
  • Discovering Language
  • History and Geography of Language Families (co-taught with Martin W. Lewis)
  • Language, Geography and Geopolitics (co-taught with Martin W. Lewis)
  • The Global Geography of Language and Religion (co-taught with Martin Lewis)
  • The Science of the Deep Human Past: Linguistics, Genetics and Archeology (course organizer & primary instructor on a team-taught course)
  • The Baltic Countries: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
ONLINE COURSES
  • Languages of the World
  • The Story of English: A 1500-Year Journey

 

 

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Hal Boyle