Ling 431 Language, Identity, and Culture
Provides a systematic overview of theories and practices concerning the relationship of language, culture, and identity (personal and cultural). It will address common misconceptions about language and culture, and promote an understanding of the affective nature of language. Students will develop skills in analyzing information and data about culture and language, including variation in language use and thematic analysis of interview data. This course will focus on adult educational settings, domestic and global.