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ANTH 680 - Anthropological Linguistics

(3 units)
Distribution of languages of the world. Descriptive techniques and theoretical concepts in linguistics; their application to specific problems in anthropology.

Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to identify both fundamental and advanced concepts within linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics that addressing issues of human communicative behavior.
2. Students will be able to use proposed anthropological and linguistic theories and empirical evidence to provide logical, substantiated arguments in support of or in opposition to those theories and that evidence.
3. Students will be able to apply the social science research methods appropriate to the field they are studying and understand why these methods are used.
4. Students will be able to identify the complex elements (linguistic and communicative) important to members of a diverse cultural group or groups in relation to its/their history, values, politics, economy, or beliefs and practices. 
5. Students will be able to articulate an awareness of some of the central historical and present diversity issues addressed in the course, including race, ethnicity, gender, social class, religion, sexual identity, ability, national origin, or other identities, in relation to linguistic practices.
6. Students will be able to analyze and interpret information about linguistic and cultural differences, rules, and biases in their own society or about non-dominant or marginalized groups.


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