ANT 3610 - Language and Culture

Description
This course is an applied approach to anthropological linguistics focusing on methods to develop materials for language retention programs in cultures without a written tradition. The goals of the course are to understand the importance of language in cultural identity and the problems faced by minority populations in language retention. Material will cover language structure, description and analysis, language acquisition, language loss, comparative studies of speech, communication, and sociolinguistics.
Credits
3
Attributes
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
32
Avg. Sections
1