LINGUIST 396S - Language in Immigrant America

Description
Discussion of issues of language in the context of immigration in the United States, from the turn of the 20th century until the present, combining approaches from literature, memoirs, language policy, media studies, and linguistic anthropology. Some fieldwork in an immigrant community. Topics include: identity, assimilation, race, bilingual communities, bilingual education, foreign accents, language contact.
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Seminar (CCI) Cross Cultural Inquiry (R) Research Service-Learning Course Cross-listed in another department Service Learning Course (ALP) Arts, Literature & Performance
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Fall 2017
Offered
WF
Avg. Class Size
15
Avg. Sections
1