ANTH 432 A: Sociolinguistics I

Meeting Time: 
TTh 8:30am - 10:20am
Location: 
MGH 238
SLN: 
10340
Joint Sections: 
LING 432 A, LING 532 B, LING 532 A, ANTH 532 A
Instructor: 
Alicia Beckford Wassink
Catalog Description: 
Interrelationships between social and linguistic factors influencing variation in speech production and perception, morphology, syntax, lexicon. Considers contribution of ethnic, regional and socioeconomic group memberships to dialect differentiation and progression of language change. Nonstandard language, diglossia, pidgins, creoles, gender differences, bi- and multilingualism, ethnography of speaking, pragmatics, and language attitudes. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400. Instructors: Evans, Wassink Offered: jointly with LING 432.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 11, 2018 - 9:20pm