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ANTH 485 - Language and Culture

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Nature of language in light of anthropological research, diversity of the world’s languages, relation of language to social organization and world view. Credit may be earned in one of ANTH 485 and ENG 492C.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 101 

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to systematically analyze traditional and indigenous vernacular communities by observing, theorizing, and modeling the practice of oral folktale collection.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of diversity and equity, and the barriers to articulating and achieving same, by explaining and evaluating how diverse experiences and social problems are coded into oral folktale narratives.
3. Students will be able to integrate and synthesize Effective Composition & Communication, Critical Analysis & Use of Information, and Global Contexts, by  analyzing the historical and contemporary practice of oral folktale telling in a world community of their choosing through production of a research project and accompanying poster presentation.
4. Students will be able to adapt and orally present selected folktales for a modern audience, while communicating understanding of, and respect for, the origins and significance of the stories to their communities of origin.


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