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Linguistic Anthropology

students working in a labLinguistic Anthropology is the study of language use in social life. Linguistic anthropologists study the diversity of the world's languages and the diversity of language use and other forms of communication in societies around the world. Also included in this is the study of cultural understandings of language and language varieties. This department has particular strengths in the ethnography of communication, Native American languages and communities, multilingualism, language endangerment, language and religion, indigenous languages and colonialism, discourse analysis, and language and place.

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University of Nevada, Reno
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