Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 
    May 22, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 584 - Junior Seminar: Language Processes

Credits: 4
An examination of current research and theory in discourse processing. Specific topics may include politeness theory, sarcasm, generation of insults, characteristics of instant-messaging and e-mail, development of slang, commitment language in therapy, rules of conversation, and speechlessness. The course emphasizes close reading of selected primary sources, in-class discussion, and extensive writing, culminating in a detailed research proposal.

Prerequisite: PSYCH 206 ; PSYCH 207 ; one of PSYCH 160 , PSYCH 162  or PSYCH 164 ; and permission of instructor.

Distribution Requirements: none.