Friday, March 24: “Endangered Native American Languages: What Is to Be Done and Why” by James Crawford. Presentation by Socorra.
Monday, March 27: "Metaphors We Live By” by George Lakoff and Mack Johnson. Presentation by Brayden.
Wednesday, March 29: “Language and Writing” by John P. Hughes. Presentation by Emily.
Monday, April 3: "Sign Language" by Karen Emmorey. Presentation by Madison.
Wednesday, April 5: “A Myth: Aborigines Speak a Primitive Language” by Nicholas Evans. Presentation by Ashli.
Monday, April 10: "Ethnic Style in Male and Female Discourse" by Deborah Tannen. Presentation by Karina.
Wednesday April 12: “Discourse Patterns of Males and Females” by Fern L. Johnson. Presentation by Lyndsey.
Friday, April 14: "American Sign Language: ‘It’s Not Mouth Stuff—It’s Brain Stuff’” by Richard Wolkomir. Presentation by Andrew.
Monday, April 17: “Dialects” by Lee Pederson. Presentation by Karlyn.
Wednesday, April 19: "Regional Dialects and Social Class" by Ronald K.S. Macaulay. Presentation by Cody. The text can be found at this link, pp. 63-76, and will also be available as a PDF via the course reserves system in the Linscheid Library).
Friday, April 21: “Nonverbal Communication” by George A. Miller. Presentation by Lauren. Monday, April 24: “’I’ll Explain it to You’: Lecturing and Listening” by Deborah Tannen. Presentation by Avery.
Wednesday, April 26: “Chimps, Children and Creoles: The Need for Caution” by Jean Aitchison. Presentation by Ryan.