Language

For Hartwick Intro to Anthropology there were two readings:

  • Lavenda & Schultz chapter 9 “Why Is Understanding Human Language Important?” (273-297)
  • “How Language Shapes Thought” by Lera Boroditsky in Scientific American (2011)

This was also the class we discussed “Shakespeare in the Bush” by Laura Bohannan as a bridge from our previous class on Ethnographic Methods.

For notes, please see the e-mailed PowerPoint (also available on D2L).


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