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Crispin Thurlow Faber
COM 470
Seattle Campus

Discourse: Analyzing Talk and Texts

A critical and practical introduction to contemporary theories/methods in discourse analysis: how verbal communication (together with visual communication) is used in conversational talk and mediatized texts to construct identities and relationships; and how power and ideology are reproduced through these everyday social interactions. Offered: jointly with LING 470.

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Please see the class website for syllabus and a copy of the schedule. Note: Syllabus content and some course details are subject to change up until the first day of class. However, the final exam date will not change (see below).

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Crispin Thurlow Faber
Date: 10/20/2010