AAAS 470. Language and Society in Africa. 3 Hours NW AE42/GE3S / H/W.

Examines issues and problems associated with language use in sub-Saharan Africa from a sociological perspective. Topics covered include an overview of the types of languages spoken on the continent: indigenous languages, colonial languages, pidgins and creoles, and Arabic as a religious language; problems associated with the politics of literacy and language planning, writing and standardization of indigenous languages; and the cultural and ideological dilemmas of language choice. (Same as LING 470.) Prerequisite: AAAS 103, AAAS 305, or LING 106; or consent of instructor. LEC.

Bachelor of Social Work

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...Africa AAAS 429 Postcolonial Theatre and Drama AAAS 432 Francophone African Literature AAAS 470 Language...

Minor in Leadership Studies

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...Present AAAS 330/AMS 340 Black Leadership AAAS...to Strategic Communication MGMT 470 Leadership in Business...

Minor in Linguistics

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...student in consultation with their Linguistics advisor AAAS 470 Language and Society in Africa 3...