ENGL 478 A: Language and Social Policy

Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
CDH 139
SLN: 
13923
Joint Sections: 
CHID 498 C, 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, of 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 politicslanguage 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 16, 2019 - 11:00pm