Around the Corner: 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics

Hosted by the University of the West Indies-Cave Hill, the 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics (SCL) will take place at the Amaryllis Beach Resort, Barbados, on August 9-13, 2010. The conference theme is “Caribbean Languages and Popular Culture” and is dedicated to Caribbean linguist and lexicographer Richard Allsop (1923-2009), author of the Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage.

Sessions will focus on Caribbean languages including, Amerindian languages of the continental or insular Caribbean; Caribbean Creole languages (in the Caribbean or overseas); official, standard(ized), and non-standard(ized) language varieties; and immigrant languages.

For more information, see http://sta.uwi.edu/news/ecalendar/event.asp?id=1071

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