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Willamette University

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Anthropology

ANTH 356 (W) Language and Culture (1)

This course introduces students to the major issues and methodologies in the study of language in its cultural context. In particular, the course focuses on linguistic questions related to the following: 1) gender; 2) power; 3) ethnic, racial, and national identifies; 4) literacy; 5) poetic, verbal performance; and 6) intercultural communication. Analysis often centers on video and cassette texts from films, conversations, and the students' own fieldwork data.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

Prerequisite: Previous coursework in Anthropology recommended

  • Offering: Every third semester
  • Instructor: Wogan