This semester, Fall 2014, George is teaching:
The Brain’s Politics: How the Framing of Issues Works — Linguistics (LINGUIS) 51 [3 units]
Description: The ways in which knowledge about the brain, mind, and language illuminates politics. Covers political topics of current interest.
Metaphor — Linguistics (LINGUIS) 106 [4 units]
Description: The role of metaphor in structuring our everyday language, conceptual system, and world view. Topics include cross-cultural differences, literary metaphor, sound symbolism, and related theoretical issues in philosophy, linguistics, psychology and anthropology.