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2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENL 356 - Language and Culture

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Requirements: Prerequisite: ENL 260; English Majors, Minors, Liberal Arts English Concentrations, or permission of instructor
An examination of language’s pivotal role in shaping a culture’s values, beliefs, biases, and world view. By reading a broad range of essays, excerpts, and articles, students will learn how language shapes thought, molds perceptions, and determines how we think about and react to various people, groups, and cultures. Students will write a series of articles for lay audiences based on what they learn during the course.