ICS Conference: Caribe Plurilingüe 13 / Multilingual Caribbean 13

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The Institute of Caribbean Studies at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras (UPR-RP) invites the academic community and general public to the conference “El Caribe plurilingüe” [The Multilingual Caribbean] moderated by Drs. Nicholas Faraclas and Dannabang Kuwabong (Graduate Program in Linguistics and English Department, UPR-RP). 

This event takes place on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 9:30am to 3:30pm, at the Ramón Emeterio Betances Building, Room 238 (REB 238), School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP.

Here is the schedule:

MORNING SESSION 9:30AM TO 12:00 NOON

9:30-10:00am

  • Calypso as a method of language preservation in Limón, Costa Rica – Marisol Joseph-Haynes
  • Midnight Robber: A Trickster’s Power with Words – Hilda Silva Martínez, Krystal Calero Asencio and Keishla M. González García
  • Questions

10:00-11:00am

  • Estudio exploratorio: El lenguaje inclusivo en Puerto Rico – Haydie Mora Lugo, Astrid Salvá Rivera and Lorenice Reyes Sostre
  • La cortesía dentro del ámbito escolar – Elena Fadhel and Virginia Burnett
  • Preferencias sintácticas en alternancias de código por parte de estudiantes de la UPRRP – Luis D. Acevedo Vélez, Johanses N. Ríos Ghigliotty, Tiffany Rodríguez Cruz and Alexandra Román Irizarry
  • La semántica and los anglicismos en el discurso puertorriqueño – Simón Campos and Abimelec Morales
  • Questions

11:00am-12:00 Noon

  • “No es fácil la vida en el trópico”: Ruination in Eduardo Lalo’s La ciudad perdida – Lynette Cintrón
  • The Dawning of a New Age: Healing Masculinity in Patricia Powell’s The Fullness of Everything – Ari Alannah Hernández
  • Spatial Texts in Afrika Solo – Gabriel E. Suárez
  • How the Puerto Rican Revolution of 2019 impacted the Musical Culture on the Island – Jaydy Mir Sira
  • Questions

BREAK 12:00 Noon-1:00pm

  • Reading from Queen Mary and dem – Frank Flanagan & Ari Alannah Hernández
  • Rhythms in Between – Edrimael Delgado Reyes

AFTERNOON SESSION 1:00-3:30PM

1:00-2:00pm

  • La ambigüedad discursiva en las opiniones de tolerancia condicionada – Eliezer García
  • Autentificación de un estudio lingüístico sobre la lengua originaria de Borikén (Puerto Rico- Huana Naboli Martínez Prieto
  • Remnants of a Creole Language in Puerto Rico – Koral Rivera Ocasio
  • Mouth Morphemes in Puerto Rican Sign Language – Marina Martínez Cora
  • Questions

2:00-3:00pm

  • How an EFL Approach Could Rescue English Language Education in Puerto Rico – Kevin J. Méndez Muñiz
  • Historical and mythical stereotypes of the Caribbean in video games – Miguel A. de Jesús Colón
  • Un análisis de sentimiento de texto: El discurso público relacionado con el huracán María – Sofía Lebrón Sepulveda
  • Material Culture of Santería in Puerto Rico – Krizzia Soto-Villanueva
  • Questions

3:00-3:30pm

  • Croix and French Guiana: Plurilingual, pluricultural, similar – Ariana C. Torres Meléndez and Anthony J. Núñez Benítez
  • La Lingua Franca del Mediterráneo y los idiomas criollos del Atlántico – Tommaso Italo Pensato
  • Questions

This presentations will be broadcast LIVE online through the UPR-Rio Piedras web site at http://uprrp.edu.

Comments and suggestions on this presentation will be very welcome at iec.ics@upr.edu.

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