Linguistics 2286F/G – Language and Gender Research

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. A research paper on a relevant topic is required. Women’s Studies 1020E is recommended preparation but not required. Antirequisite(s): Linguistics 2186A/B. Prerequisite(s): Anthropology 1027A/B, or Linguistics 1027A/B, or at least 0.5 Linguistics course approved by the program. Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course. back to top

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