ANTH 3320 Anthropology of Language and Media
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ANTHR 16.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
The role that language plays in media, and the ways that media impact language use. Cross-cultural comparisons of media use. Print media; television, radio and cinema; new media forms. Case studies from around the world to examine social, political, economic aspects of language and media. Individual and group projects focusing on different topics and types of media.
Prerequisite: Anthropology *1000 or 2300 or permission of the chairperson.