ANT 392N • Intro to Graduate Linguistic Anthropology
7:00 PM-10:00 PM
As the graduate core course in linguistic anthropology, it consists of lectures and class discussions in a seminar format, introducing major topics in linguistic anthropology (the study of language in relation to culture and society). Topics covered include: Language Structure and Function; Language and World View; Ethnosemantics; Speech Socialization; Ethnography of Speaking; Speech Play and Verbal Art; Language and Social Structure; Variation in Language and Speech; Language Change and Reconstruction; Nonverbal Communication (including Writing Systems). No prior training in linguistics is presupposed.