Oct 14, 2019  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 260 - Language, Culture, and Society

4 credits
The course provides an overview of current topics in linguistic anthropology, the study of human language in its structural and cultural contexts. Through class lectures, readings, and discussions, students will become familiar with key issues, themes, and theories about language in contemporary anthropological and sociolinguistic scholarship. Overall, the course is designed to encourage students to become critical thinkers about the ways that language and language use affect and are affected by grammatical structures, individuals, social groups, cultural practices, and politics.

Prerequisite: ANT 104  or LIN 114 .
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: French