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An introduction to linguistic anthropology and the study of speaking in a cultural context. Students will examine the ways in which people use talk to cooperate, manipulate, structure events, and negotiate identities using examples such as Apaches, Japanese, Korean-Americans, New Yorkers, and people of different generations.