Spanish and Portuguese | Hispanic Sociolinguistics
S429 | 27226 | Professor Manuel Díaz-Campos


HISP-S 429  Hispanic Sociolinguistics  (3 credits)      LINGUISTICS
Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

This undergraduate course provides an introduction to the basic
concepts in sociolinguistics. Notions such as speech community,
sociolinguistic variable, phonological and syntactic variation, and
field methods will be included. The course also surveys other
related topics such as discourse analysis, language and power,
language ideology, language attitudes, languages in contact,
language and gender, and language and the law. We will focus on
research examining the use of Spanish in Latin America and Spain as
well as in the US. Class time will be divided in lectures,
discussion, case analysis, and problem solving.  The evaluation will
be based on participation, homework activities, experimental
activities, and exams.

HISP-S 429  #27226  2:30P-3:45P TR  BH 238   Prof. Manuel Díaz-Campos
Note:  This course carries the N & M distribution.
Note:  This class meets jointly with HISP-S 498, Readings for
Honors, #7607.