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Linguistics: D1: Language & Ethnicity

LING 135 OL1 (CRN: 60625)

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About LING 135 OL1

Explores language patterns of U.S. ethnic minorities, focusing on language and identity construction, and also Whiteness, White privilege, and its relation to standard language ideology. Prerequisite: LING 080.

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Maeve Eberhardt ()

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Dates: May 18 - June 12, 2015

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Section Description

This course will explore the language patterns of a number of American ethnic minority groups ? so-called ?hyphenated Americans?. We will focus on the role of language in the construction of identity, cultural forms of expression (e.g., traditions of joking, culturally-specific speech events), inter-ethnic communication,bilingualism, non-verbal communication and language use in the classroom. We will additionally consider White ethnic groups, with a specific focus on White privilege and its relation to standard language ideology.

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