ENGL 478 A: Language And Social Policy

Meeting Time: 
MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
CMU 228
SLN: 
13963
Joint Sections: 
SLAVIC 370 A, SLAVIC 570 A
Instructor:
Bojan Belic

Syllabus Description:

The course examines the fates of the language known as Serbo-Croatian, on the one hand, and, on the other, to the languages known as Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian. Concepts such as language death and language birth are explored. The relation between the concepts of dialect and language is analyzed. Notions of language politics, language standardization, and language codification in Southeastern Europe are analyzed.

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Catalog Description: 
Examines the relationship between language policy and social organization; the impact of language policy on immigration, education, and access to resources and political institutions; language policy and revolutionary change; language rights.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 10:01pm