Undergrads: Spring 2017 course with VLPA, DIV – LING 233 Introduction to Language and Society

LING 233 Introduction to Language and Society (5) VLPA, DIV
Introduces the study of sociolects, the varieties of language that arise from differences in cultural and societal groups, often reflective of power inequalities. Raises awareness of the role that society and the individual play in shaping sociolects via the systematic observation and critical discussion of linguistic phenomena. Offered: jointly with ANTH 233/COM 233; A.

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