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AN205 – Language and Culture

An introduction to linguistic anthropology. Examines the interconnectedness of language and culture from ethnographic and sociolinguistic perspectives. Comparative study of speaking in cultural context aimed at understanding the ways in which people use talk to cooperate, manipulate, structure events, and negotiate identities. Cross-cultural focus, with examples from such languages and language varieties as Japanese, Navajo, Apache, French, African-American English, and Chicano English. (Also listed as Race and Ethnic Studies 200 and Film and New Media Studies 104.) May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2018 Block 1 Language and Culture: Native Peoples of the Southwest: Language, Art and Thought-Worlds Christina Leza Barnes Science Center 407 16/1 06/18/2019