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LNGT0459

Language and Power Seminar

Language and Power
This course is an introduction to both linguistic anthropology and political anthropology. Communication patterns are always mediated by cultural processes, social inequality, and power, so in this course we will investigate cross-cultural examples of how language, discourse, and representation relate to inequality, power, and resistance. Topics will include sociolinguistics, ethnolinguistics, gendered language practices, political discourse, and theoretical approaches to power (Marx, Foucault, and Bourdieu) (SOAN 0103 or SOAN 0105 or LNGT 0102) 3hrs. lect./disc. (Anthropology)
Subject:
Linguistics
Department:
Linguistics
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SOC
Equivalent Courses:
SOAN0359
LNGT0359
SOAN0459 *

Sections

Fall 2014

LNGT0459A-F14 Seminar (Nevins)
LNGT0459B-F14 Seminar (Nevins)