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Undergraduate Catalog 2017 - 2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANT 260 - Language, Culture and Society

[3 credit(s)]
Overview of the study of language in its cultural and social contexts. Topics may include the formation and maintenance of speech communities, variation of language within and across speech communities, how languages change in contemporary social contexts, the range of uses of language in social context, the verbal arts, oral folklore, and the development of writing systems. This course does not presume a background in either linguistics or anthropology. Cross-listed with LIN 260.

General Education Category: Social Sciences

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