Language in Immigrant America

CULANTH397S

Discussion of issues of language in the context of immigration in the United States, from the turn of the 20th century until the present, combining approaches from literature, memoirs, language policy, media studies, and linguistic anthropology. Some fieldwork in an immigrant community. Topics include: identity, assimilation, race, bilingual communities, bilingual education, foreign accents, language contact.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ENGLISH396S
LINGUIST396S
SES396S
ICS396S

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, R