Language, Culture, and Society

Introduces students to theories and methods for studying communicative practices across a range of societies and settings. Ethnographic studies focus on the role of language in regulating social relations, identity formation, power and politics, verbal art and performance, literacy and education in multilingual and multicultural settings, and the development of new media.

Explores the role of language in culture and society by focusing on gender, ethnicity, social class, verbal genres, literacy, and worldview.

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Instructor

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Spring 2020

1
Matyas Mervay
R: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TISC LC3
1
Matyas Mervay
R: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM TISC LC5
1
Parmida Mostafavi
R: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM 12WV L113
1
Parmida Mostafavi
R: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM BOBS LL146
1
Sonia Das
MW: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 19UP 102