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First-Year Seminars (FYSM)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty of Public Affairs

FYSM 1205 [1.0 credit]

Language and Power

The role of language in maintaining and contesting power relations in domains such as the media, education, advertising, and politics. How meanings are made and exchanged through language in different situations.
Precludes additional credit for LALS 2705.
Prerequisite: normally restricted to students entering the first year of a B.A. program.
Lectures three hours a week.

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