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Course Catalog 2005-2006 
    
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ANTH 251 - Language in Culture and Society


3 SS, CD
First Semester. Study of the relationship between language and culture and of the use of languages in socio-cultural context. Attention is focused on ethnosemantic studies of folk classification systems (cognition, taxonomy, meaning, universals) and sociolinguistic studies of variation in linguistic usage in different social and cultural circumstances (speech acts, speech events, code switching, social meaning).

Prerequisites & Notes
One introductory course (100 level) in Anthropology or consent of instructor.
Enrollment Limit: 40.
Ms. Pagliai

Credits: 3 hours


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