MELC 359 A: Language and Ethnicity

Spring 2024
Meetings:
W 1:30pm - 3:20pm / LOW 102
to be arranged / * *
SLN:
17265
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
LING 359 A , ANTH 369 A , MELC 560 A , LING 560 A
Instructor:
MEETS ASYNCHRONOUSLY ON FRIDAY. SIGNIFICANT ONLINE CONTENT. *** GRADUATE STUDENTS SEE MELC 560A.
Catalog Description:
Explores the political, social, and linguistic contexts of language diversity in Inner Asia, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, and the ongoing process of nation-state building efforts from sociolinguistic and ethnographic perspectives. Examines the power relationship between language and ethnicity, the role played by language in power inequalities, and inequality in the distribution of resources. Offered: jointly with LING 359.
GE Requirements Met:
Diversity (DIV)
Social Sciences (SSc)
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
May 24, 2024 - 6:54 am