AnthropologyANTH139 Language and Culture

Examination of language system and language use in relationship to cultural contexts of communication in Western and non-Western societies. Topics include the Sapir-Whorf linguistic relativity hypothesis; linguistic constructions of gender; speech variation in relation to class, ethnicity, and national identity; and the emergence of self in communicative acts.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 2.

Credits

5