People and Their Language

Language is a uniquely human instinct. It is also our most important cultural artifact. This course examines language as an instinct and as a social construct that dynamically shapes and is shaped by history, class, status, ethnicity, gender, and institutions like the media and the law.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Linguistics
Number: 
LINGUIST 101
Semester: 
Winter 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Thursday, December 28, 2017
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