ANTHRCUL 370 - Language and Discrimination: Language as Social Statement
Section: 001
Term: WN 2012
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
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Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course examines the ways language serves as a potential site of social statement, and sometimes social conflict, particularly with respect to questions of “race” and ethnicity. We will explore issues concerning language-based discrimination in various public and private contexts, multilingualism, regional and ethnically-linked dialects, ideologies about language and language variation and finally hate speech and political correctness. As we explore these issues, we will also examine the ways in which language is used to construct and reflect social identities and social group boundaries. We will discuss how different aspects of social identity relate to language practice and will use the critical lens of race and ethnicity to center most of our discussions.

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ANTHRCUL 370 - Language and Discrimination: Language as Social Statement
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
23522
Open
1
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
23562
Closed
0
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
23563
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
23564
Closed
0
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
28370
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
006 (DIS)
P
23565
Open
2
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
23566
Open
2
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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