Course Detail

Language Matters

Subject: INQS

Catalog Number: 125

Registration Number: 6769

Description:
Study American English and examine the influence of other languages (e.g. German and Spanish) on the development of the American idiom. Examine the role of dialects and slang in constant linguistic renewal. The course's main text is an informal history of the United States as seen through a linguistic lens, illuminated musically through introduction of American folk songs, the texts of which often shed important light on our social and linguistic past.

Instructor: Peter Richardson
Is consent of Instructor Required? No



Course Type: LEC
Location: WALH 301
Time: 11:00AM- 12:05PM  MWF