Units of Study

LNGS7002 - Language, Society and Power

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ahmar Mahboob
Phone: +61 2 9351 3548
Email: ahmar.mahboob@sydney.edu.au

Description

Language is a symbolic currency: mastery of the standard language can buy institutional power, mastery of urban teenage slang can buy street cred. This course introduces students to key issues in sociolinguistics and language sociology such as the political economy of language, language variation and change, and critical discourse analysis. Members of the class will undertake empirical research.

Assessments

1x5000wd assignment, including a group research project (100%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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