HISL 671 Seminar in Historical Nahuatl

The purpose of this course is to become familiar with the fundamentals of colonial alphabetic Nahuatl vocabulary and grammar in order to translate historical documents; to learn the different genres of Nahuatl; written expression; to be able to discern regional variations in written Nahuatl; and to be able to recognize the four stages of change in Nahuatl as it evolved over the course of the colonial period.