Anthropology 204:Core Seminar in Linguistic Anthropology

Fall 2003

Time: Wednesday 11AM-1:50PM| Place: Haines 310
Instructor: Prof. Alessandro Duranti
Assignment # 1

On the basis of the first lecture and the readings for this week, infer Boas' concept of "language" and compare it with the conceptualization(s) found in Chapter One of Duranti's Linguistic Anthropology and his "Introduction" to Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader. (500 words + examples if appropriate)