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Linguistics Summer Courses

Classes listed as "online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during a portion of their scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus; however, the university will continue to implement the Flexible Hybrid Learning Environment to keep the community safe and allow for the possibility of remote attendance as necessary.

Fordham students please check courses in for the most accurate Attribute listings.

LING 1500 R11 - Introduction to Psycholinguistics
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

An introduction to psycholinguistics, also called the psychology of language. The course focuses on how the mind and brain acquire and process language across the lifespan and in different populations. Taught in English.

CRN: 12480
Instructor: Grey
3 credits

LING 2400 L21 - Analyzing Discourse: Text and Talk in Context
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

During this course students will acquire basic knowledge and skills for analyzing different types of discourse, including political debates, advertisements, and media texts, in order to reveal the underlying ideas, values and opinions of language users. We will explore how language can be used to subtly convey ideas, ideologies, and value and we will focus on uncovering how language and discourse construct identities, and produce, or reproduce, stereotypical and/or xenophobic perspectives.

Instructor: Manatou
4 credits