Language in Immigrant America

SES 396S

Discussion of issues of language in the context of immigration in the United States, from the turn of the 20th century until the present, combining approaches from literature, memoirs, language policy, media studies, and linguistic anthropology. Some fieldwork in an immigrant community. Topics include: identity, assimilation, race, bilingual communities, bilingual education, foreign accents, language contact.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • R
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • CULANTH 397S
  • ENGLISH 396S
  • ICS 396S
  • RIGHTS 396S
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring