Jul 20, 2019  
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ENGL 2716 Language Diversity, Society, & Power (3)


This is a General Education course. Also offered as LING 2716 . Social construction of language ideologies and issues of power as they relate to language variation and use. Examination of why language variation exists and how dialect intersects with race, gender, and social class, with particular focus on political and social identities. Discussion focus on how dialects and “Standard English” contribute to persistent economic and civic inequalities in contemporary American society. 



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