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WRPR0102

English Lang in Global Context

English Language in Global Context
In this course, we will discuss and write about the dominance of English in the global landscape. The course reader, The Handbook of World Englishes (2006), offers an interdisciplinary approach to the topic. We will begin the course with a geographic and historical overview of World Englishes and then will examine the impact of English language dominance on individuals and societies, emphasizing themes such as migration, globalization, education, and identity. Throughout the course, we will explore the relevance of these issues to educators, linguists, and policy-makers around the world.
Subject:
Writing Program
Department:
Writing Program
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
CMP SOC
Equivalent Courses:
EDST0102

Sections

Spring 2014

WRPR0102A-S14 Seminar (Shapiro)

Spring 2012

WRPR0102A-S12 Seminar (Shapiro)

Spring 2011

WRPR0102A-S11 Seminar (Shapiro)

Spring 2010

WRPR0102A-S10 Seminar (Shapiro)