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Anthropology Subfields
        Archaeology
        Biological Anthropology
        Cultural Anthropology
        Linguistics


Anthropology Home
The life of Anthropologist does not have to be limited to teaching or digging in the dirt.
Check out the American Anthropological Society's career information.
     Linguistics is the scientific study of human speech and language. The topics include the basic sounds that make up a language to and how we manipulate language in daily communication.  Norah Gnade at Lascaux II in Montignac, Aquitaine, France.

Lyon College Alumnus, John Dudley performing with some of his students and other foreign teachers in a show in Hefei, Anhui, China.
Are we born "hardwired" to learn language?How do languages develop? 
Does language affect our view of the world? 

These are just a few of the questions that Anthropological Linguistics attempts to answer.