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Living in a city is an increasingly normal experience for modern humans; scholars estimate that more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Understanding the workings and history of metropolitan language can help us to better understand how to live among, and communicate with, diverse communities of people. This talk will examine how context and culture shape the verbal performance of traits such as politeness, expertise, and empathy.
Dates and Times
Start: 9/23/2020 7:00 AM
End: 9/23/2020 8:00 AM
Understand how, in different cultures, differing norms govern tacit rules of conversation.
Understand how context shapes the verbal performance of traits such as expertise or empathy.
Understand how studies have seen these factors play out in New York City and environs specifically.
The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.