LING 255 - Language Endangerment And Revitalization

Description
Focuses on language endangerment as a worldwide phenomenon, affecting a majority of the world's languages. Explores contemporary language endangerment and revitalization through an interdisciplinary lens by considering: How do languages become endangered (e.g., genocide, national language policies, diaspora)? What is at stake (e.g., culture, science, identity, sovereignty, environment)? How and why do various communities respond (e.g., pedagogy, technologies, rhetorics)? Considers language endangerment and revitalization around the world. Requirement Designation: D7D-Inter-Discipline or Disc-Specific Soc Science.
Credits
3
Attributes
Lower Div GE requirement in Social Science Lower Div GE requirement in Interdisc Social Sci
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
36
Avg. Sections
1