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EN 300: Modern Theories of Grammar: Language and Culture

Language and Culture Overview

"Linguistic anthropology is the study of the relationship between the language and culture. Language is one of the key characteristics that separate humans from other living creatures; it has shaped societies into what they are today."

Vedrana Mihalicek and Christina Wilson (Eds.) 2011. Language Files: Materials for an Introduction to Language and Linguistics. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 453.

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Databases

Frequent Research Focuses

Need Ideas? Here are some areas researchers explore.

  • Language reflecting its environment
  • Systems of social organization
  • The ways a community views the world
  • Food production techniques
  • Cross language influences
  • Social Interaction