EKIA463 Language and Identity (5 op)

Opinnon taso:
Aineopinnot
Arviointiasteikko:
0-5
Suorituskieli:
englanti
Vastuuorganisaatio:
Kieli- ja viestintätieteiden laitos
Opetussuunnitelmakaudet:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Avainteksti

On this course, we will overview the connection between language use and identity, while discussing related themes of social power, discourse and ideology.

Kuvaus

Content

Every time we use language, we identify ourselves in some way—both through what we say and how we say it. On this course students overview the connection between language use and identity, while discussing related themes of social power, discourse and ideology.

Completion methods

Contact teaching: Classes will consist of lectures, discussion and analytical exercises, with reading (and video) tasks as homework. The final three classes will consist of reading workshops in which students pursue and discuss their own language and identity interests, culminating in a final course paper.

Assessment details

Active participation in class, workshops, final course paper.

Osaamistavoitteet

After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • understand the relationship between language and identity
  • understand various approaches to language and identity research
  • analyse ways in which identities are constructed in discourse
  • understand the social origins and implications of the language/identity connection
  • discuss and debate socially relevant issues within language and identity research

Lisätietoja

80% attendance requirement. The course is heavily discussion based.

Esitietojen kuvaus

None, although an introductory course on discourse analysis or sociolinguistics would be useful

Oppimateriaalit

Compulsory reading material will be provided during the course. 

Suoritustavat

Tapa 1

Kuvaus:
80% attendance requirement. The course is heavily discussion based.
Arviointiperusteet:
Active participation in class, workshops, final course paper.
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Osallistuminen opetukseen (5 op)

Tyyppi:
Osallistuminen opetukseen
Arviointiasteikko:
0-5
Arviointiperusteet:
Active participation in class, workshops, final course paper.
Suorituskieli:
englanti
Työskentelytavat:

Contact teaching

Oppimateriaalit:

Compulsory reading material will be provided during the course.

Opetus