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SOAN0459

Language and Power Seminar

Language and Power Seminar
This seminar 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) 3 hrs. sem. (Anthropology)
Subject:
Sociology/Anthropology
Department:
Sociology/Anthropology
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SOC
Equivalent Courses:
LNGT0459
LNGT0359
SOAN0359

Sections

Fall 2014

SOAN0459A-F14 Seminar (Nevins)

Fall 2011

SOAN0459A-F11 Seminar (Sheridan)

Fall 2007

SOAN0459A-F07 Seminar (Sheridan)