Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 1 Lecture hours and 2 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
This course will introduce graduate students to advanced concepts in discourse analysis. The course will outline the role of discourse in social and ideological constructs. It will cover multiple theoretical approaches to discourse as well as practical tools of discourse analysis with examples from different disciplines. The subject matter will also include Conversation Analysis as well as some concepts in pragmatics, such as speech acts, and politeness theory. Students will be introduced to current research paradigms including Critical Discourse analysis (CDA) and Critical Discourse Studies (CDS).
Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Graduate program.
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