Asif Agha

Professor and Department Chair of Anthropology
Contact Information
(215) 898-4110
Office Location: 
University Museum, Room 511
Mailing Address: 

Asif Agha

Department of Anthropology

University of Pennsylvania

323 University Museum

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6398

Research Interests: 

Linguistics, anthropology, semiotics; language structure and function, language typology and universals; social theory; language and social relations; discourse analysis; metaphor and tropes, register and style; communicative practices in the media; Sino-Tibetan and Indo-Aryan linguistics. (Ph.D. Chicago, 1990)