Research Theory and Methods in Linguistic Anthropology

Course Number: 
169C
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Section: 
001
Location: 
221 Kroeber
Instructor: 
Bill Hanks
Units: 
4
Time: 
Tu Th 11 - 12:30 pm
CCN: 
31797

This course provides an introduction to selected theories and methods in Linguistic Anthropology, with a focus on topics of relevance to ethnographic fieldwork. Readings and lectures are organized into three modules: Linguistic categories and their consequences for thought, the effects of social context on meaning, and the empirical basis of research on language.