PSYCH 584 - Jr Sem: Language Processes

Description
An examination of current research and theory in discourse processing. Specific topics may include politeness theory, sarcasm, generation of insults, characteristics of instant-messaging and e-mail, development of slang, commitment language in therapy, rules of conversation, & speechlessness. The course emphasizes close reading of selected primary sources, in-class discussion, & extensive writing, culminating in a detailed research proposal. Prerequisite: PSYCH*206 and PSYCH*207; one of PSYCH*160, PSYCH*162, or PSYCH*164; and permission of the instructor. Distribution Requirements: None.
Credits
4
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Spring 2019
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
12
Avg. Sections
1