This course examines how language reflects and creates power relations in society. Students will learn fundamentals in the linguistic study of language usage and style, and examine language and power in areas such as language socialization, language and age, language and gender, language and education, and language and culture.
Instructor: Lorena Jessop
Office: Kingston Hall room 212A
Textbook: Language, Society, and Power: An Introduction, 2nd Edition. Linda Thomas (Editor)
|Homework Assignments (2)
|Take home, midterm assignment