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LIN 373D LIN 373D. African American Language. 3 Hours.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 365C and English 364E. Introduction to the history and contemporary form of African American Language (AAL). Through readings, examine the linguistic description of essential features, the use of AAL in the creation of culturally and historically influential texts, and AAL as a subject of public discussion. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 365C, English 364D (Topic: African American English), 364E, Linguistics 373D. Prerequisite: One of the following: Comparative Literature 315, English 303D, 316L, 316M, 316N, 316P, or Tutorial Course 303D.