Language, Technology and Social Change in India

LINGUIST469SA

This course takes an expansive view of exploring how technological innovations, including information technologies, broadcast media, and biotechnologies in India, impact cultural practices, ethical norms, language and social structures, especially gender, class and caste. The role of language policy in education, rural and urban geography, and resource utilization are each considered in the context of understanding technology-driven social change in diverse global contexts. Offered as part of the Duke INtense Global Program in Hyderabad, India. One course.

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