Ph.D. in ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

2nd Semester SY 2020-2021

3RD QUARTER

ENLL 302: RESEARCH IN LANGUAGE STUDIES: SCHOLARLY METHODS, INTERDISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES
SATURDAY, 11:00-2:00pm and 2:00-5:00pm
Dr. Maria Luz Elena N. Canilao &
Dr. Marianne Rachel G. Perfecto
A course on knowledge production, research/scholarship, and criticism in language and literature study and conjunctions and divergences between two aspects of the discipline; exemplary quandaries and directions of transdisciplinary research within the Philippine/Asian and global contexts; and criticism.

 

4TH QUARTER

ENLL 303: DESCRIPTION(S) OF ENGLISH
SATURDAY, 11:00-2:00pm
Dr. Priscilla Angela Cruz
A discussion of the ‘linguistics’ of English, the ‘history’ of and the issues related to the ‘making’ (i.e. development) of the English language – how it has created realities in multilingual environments as well as how multilingual realities have created the English that exists in such environments. These topics are addressed from a critical perspective that assumes language to be a social practice, shaped by broader social and political structures while also being subject to individual users’ agency and creativity.
 
 
ENLL 327: LANGUAGE IN THE LEGAL DOMAIN
SATURDAY, 2:00-5:00pm
Dr. Ma. Isabel Martin
This course introduces forensic linguistics, the systematic study of language use in the legal domain. Drawing from linguistic knowledge, methodologies, and insights, the course tackles topics where language and law interface, including the language of legal documents; language in the legal process; language as evidence; linguistic rights and disadvantage before the law; and, multilingualism in legal contexts. Through an analysis of written and oral texts from the legal domain, and a critical understanding of the contexts of use of these texts, students of this course will learn how to engage with legal issues from the perspective of linguistics.