Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 728

Sociolinguistics: Variation and Change


Description

Overview of major theories and practice in sociolinguistics today. Emphasis on the connections between ongoing variation in the speech community and language change. Issues of individual agency and social construction of identity are discussed as well as different methods for modelling variation and change in society.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

LINGUIST 728: 15.0 points


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