Welcome to OLLI at Chico State! > Classes > View Classes By > Wednesday
Names: The History of Human Speech and How Language Forms Us
In human speech we can locate signs of our deep past and evidence of how we think now. In many respects, names are special: they are our addresses in the universe. This course considers the history of human language and some of its special effects, like poems, curses, predictions, and riddles as they pertain to names.