Introduction to Sociolinguistics

This course offers an overview of sociolinguistic theory, concentrating on the history and basic concepts related to the subject, as well as sociolinguistics variants due to social and cultural factors in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. Therefore, students will be introduced to theoretical and methodological concepts such as social and linguistic variants in research on language contact. (1 unit)

Required Text: Carmen Silva-Corvalán, Sociolingüística y pragmática del español (Washington: Georgetown UP, 2001).

9:00am-9:50am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jul 2, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015)
McCardell Bicentennial Hall 161