Middlebury

LNGT0395A-S21

Language and the Environment
Please register via ANTH 0395A

Language and the Environment
Do languages simply put different labels on the environment, from rocks to trees to carbon, or are what we see and what we value shaped by the ways that we talk about it? Drawing upon ethnography, linguistics, and critical discourse analysis, we will explore how environmental perceptions and modes of action are formed in and through language. We will bring an appreciation of language differences to the analysis of ongoing environmental controversies, where the various stakeholders draw contrasting boundaries between nature and culture and define human involvement with nature in different ways. 3 hrs. lect./disc. (Anthropology)/
Course Reference Number (CRN):
21902
Subject Code:
LNGT
Course Number:
0395
Section Identifier:
A

Course

LNGT 0395

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Spring 2021