Oct 02, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 231 - S/Sociolinguistics

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
General Education Area(s): Social Sciences

This course examines the intimate relationship between language and society. It will study micro-sociolinguistics, i.e., the way conversation correlates with social variables (class, gender, ethnicity, and education). The course will also focus on macro-sociolinguistics, i.e., linguistic engineering and language attitudes. Contemporary issues such as bilingualism, biculturalism, ethnic linguistic conflicts, and educational policies will be explored. Offered every fall.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 120  or permission of the instructor.

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