Linguistics 2186A/B – Introduction to Language and Gender

This course explores the relationship between language and sex/gender systems from a critical linguistic 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. Women’s Studies 1020E is recommended preparation but not required. Antirequisite(s): Linguistics 2287F/G. Prerequisite(s): At least one first year course. Course(s) in Linguistics recommended but not required. Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course. back to top




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