Anthropological Linguistics

Anthropological Linguistics
Language in culture and society: development, typology, and description.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFor Fall 2013 & forward admits, Ling 220 and Ling 230; or equivalent.
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining LING 551
Course Outcomes

Familiarity with Foundational Texts

Student will become conversant with foundational texts which inform our cultural understanding and use of language.

Analysis of Linguistic Data in Social Contexts

Upon completion of this course students will be equipped with the conceptual tools to think about and analyze linguistic data in social contexts of use.

Contextualize Varieties of Language

Through readings, weekly exercises and discussions they will acquire the metalinguistic concepts necessary for contextualizing varieties of language.

Transcription Sessions

In class transcription sessions will address the representation of linguistic data, and how that representation may affect one's assessments of semantic intent.