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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Fall 2003

ANT 392N • Intro to Graduate Linguistic Anthropology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
27230 W
7:00 PM-10:00 PM
EPS 1.128

Course Description

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.


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