LING230-23S2 (D) Semester Two 2023 (Distance)

Special Topics in Linguistics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


Special Topics in Linguistics

Topics in Language: Exploring Linguistic Anthropology

This course introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, ethical considerations and methods in the anthropological study of language. Explores topics in language and culture, including the origin of human speech, language structure, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, language change and variation, multilingualism, language endangerment and revitalization, language and gender, and folk taxonomies. The class intends to explore the linguistic structure of language utilizing contemporary language data, in order to address the fundamental properties of language construction and identity negotiation in societies.


Any 15 points at any level from any subject.

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Online Delivery
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Online Delivery
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Course Coordinator

Clare Dannenberg

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All LING230 Occurrences

  • LING230-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023
  • LING230-23S2 (D) Semester Two 2023 (Distance)