Books Available in the Bookstore (Spring 2021)

Most of these books are also available on reserve in the library.

See Class Schedule for listings of specific required and supplementary readings from these books, as well as articles and excerpts on ereserve and online.

Required Texts (excellent reference and/or significant amount assigned):

Alim, H. Samy, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball, eds., Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race, Oxford University Press, 2016.

Yaguello, Marina. Language through the Looking Glass: Exploring Language and Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998 (1981).

Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class and Success in Silicon Valley – By Shalini Shankar, Duke U. Press, 2008

Duranti, Alessandro, ed. Key Terms in Language and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.

Recommended (good reference or only a portion assigned):

Agar, Michael: Language Shock: Understanding the Culture of Conversation. New York: Wm. Morrow, 1994.

Ahearn, Laura . Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology Malden, MA:Wiley Blackwell, 2016 (2nd edition).