Asif Agha


Professor and Department Chair of Anthropology

(215) 898-4110

University Museum, Room 511

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)