Department of Anthropology

Jürgen Streeck


Affiliated FacultyPh.D., Freie Universität Berlin

Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Jürgen Streeck

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Interests


Language & culture; interaction theory; visual research; human interaction as cultural practice; gesture; hip hop and what it knows about human language

Biography


Language & culture; interaction theory; visual research; human interaction as cultural practice; gesture; how symbol systems (especially gesture and language) evolve in interaction; relationships between linguistic & embodied components (multimodality) and in the cultural foundations of communication; microprocesses of speaker-listener cooperation in diverse human languages; how rappers have re-invented language and how a new community, the ‘hip-hop nation’, has evolved from new ways of using languages

Courses


WGS 393 • Communication And Identity

47203 • Spring 2012
Meets T 3:30PM-6:30PM CMA A3.130

Interdisciplinary topics relating to Women's and Gender Studies.  Seats restricted to WGS MA and Portfolio students during early registration.  Check cross-listings for home departments and originating field of study.

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