ANTH3490-01.Language, Culture, and Society.Sp14.Coville,Elizabeth
Language, Culture, and Society
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Goals: To explore the relationship between: a) language structure and performance, b) world view, cultural categories, values, beliefs, attitudes, folk models, and ideologies; and c) social action, organization, relations, and events. To think about the ways in which language is embedded in social contexts of use by reading about other speech communities and reflecting upon our own. Content: A mix of theoretical discussions and empirical examples from both western and non-western traditions, past and present, and field observations by students of language use. Ethnographic examples from American Indian and immigrant groups. Taught: Annually.
Coville, Elizabeth, "ANTH3490-01.Language, Culture, and Society.Sp14.Coville,Elizabeth" (2014). Syllabi. 2486.