Language, Race, and Gender

MET LX 542

  • Social Inquiry I
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Prereq: (METLX250) or consent of instructor. Do women talk differently from men? How do race and ethnicity relate to the way people use language? This course examines these interrelated questions from the perspective of modern sociolinguistic theory, analyzing a range of languages and communities throughout the world. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub areas: Social Inquiry I, Teamwork/Collaboration.

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