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    Western Michigan University
  Jan 19, 2018
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18
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ANTH 2800 - Language in a Global World

This introductory course in linguistic anthropology presents languages and speech practices around the world as cultural phenomena. The lecture component covers a sampling of topics and approaches to studying language as cultural practice, including cases from U.S. society and from diverse language communities around the world and considering contemporary issues including language rights, language shift, bilingual education, and language revitalization. The lab component allows students to develop an understanding of basic linguistic principles and apply linguistic and discourse analyses to diverse cross-cultural examples.

Credits: 4 hours

Notes: This course satisfies General Education Area V: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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