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An examination of the theories and principles of sociolinguistics with specific reference to sign languages and Deaf communities around the world. Topics include multilingualism, bilingualism, and language contact, variation, discourse analysis, language policy and planning and language attitudes.

Prerequisites: All first year Linguistics MA courses or by permission of instructor.

Program: Linguistics

Credit: 3

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LIN-510

Introduction to First…

This course introduces students to the acquisition of…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-521

Introduction to Cognitive…

This course is an introduction to the cognitivist…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-522

Psycholinguistics of Sign…

Deaf and hearing people around the world acquire,…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-525

Cognitive Linguistics and…

This course applies cognitive linguistic notions to a…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-537

Depiction, Iconicity, and…

Students are introduced to a descriptive framework with…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-541

Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Sociolinguistics is the discipline that studies the interaction…

Linguistics

Credits 3