LING 432 A: Sociolinguistics I

Meeting Time: 
MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
MGH 238
SLN: 
16254
Joint Sections: 
ANTH 432 A, ANTH 532 A, LING 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 ANTH 432.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:22pm