166: Language, Culture, and Society

Instuctor: Brian Karl

Session: D

Time: M, Tu, W, Th 2:00pm - 3:59pm

This course examines the complex relationships between language, culture, and society. The materials in the course draw on the fields of linguistic anthropology, linguistics, sociolinguistics, philosophy of language, discourse analysis, and literary criticism to explore theories about how language is shaped by, and in turn shapes, our understandings about the world, social relations, identities, power, aesthetics, etc.