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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 481 - Language, Culture and Society


Introduction to basic concepts, problems and methods used by anthropologists in the investigation of the relationships among language, culture and society. Topics include the biological basis of language; origin and evolution of human language; language, conceptual systems and world view; language socialization in cross-cultural perspective; language in its social context (e.g. social roles, gender, settings, speech “styles,” attitudes, discourse, bilingualism).

Satisfies the General Education Social Contexts and Institutions and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives Requirements.

Prerequisites: ANT 102; INT 410 highly recommended.

Credits: 3