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RM205 – 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. May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2017 Block 4 Language and Culture Aimee Hosemann Barnes Science Center 407 25/0 12/16/2017