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Prerequisites: "C" or better in ANTH 1070 OR ANTH 2070 OR ANTH 6500 OR equivalent.
Meets with ANTH 4501. The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of the social factors correlated with language variation within Western and non-Western societies. Course topics include multilingualism, the consequences of language contact, and language endangerment. Students will learn the methodology necessary for studying linguistic variation and change in addition to the political and educational implications of language variation.