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LANGUAGE, GENDER AND SEXUALITY
This course explores the relationship between language and sex/gender systems from a critical linguistic anthropological perspective. Areas investigated include: language and gender stereotypes; gender variation in language usage; power and women's status; and male vs female communicative styles in different contexts. An essay on a relevant topic is required.
Antirequisite(s):Anthropology 2151A/B, the former Linguistics 2185A/B, the former Linguistics 2286F/G, the former Linguistics 2287F/G.