Honorary Research Fellow - Linguistics



• PhD Linguistics, UWI
• MPhil European Literature (Spanish), Cambridge
• BA Linguistics and Spanish, UWI

Research Interests

• Descriptive Linguistics - Caribbean Languages
• Lexicography
• Morphology
• Anthropological Linguistics
• Cultural Studies

Recent Publications

• Farquharson, Joseph T. and Lars Hinrichs, eds. Variation in the Caribbean: From Creole Continua to Individual Agency [CLL 37]. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing, 2011.


• Farquharson, Joseph T. Using Historical Dictionaries to Reconstruct Language History: The Case of Jamaican Creole. In Yesterday’s Words: Contemporary, Current and Future Lexicography. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Historical Lexigography and Lexicology. Ed. Marijke Mooijaart and Marijke van der Wal. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. pp. 148-159.


• Farquharson, Joseph T. Creole Morphology Revisited. In Deconstructing Creole [TSL 73]. Eds. Umberto Ansaldo, Stephen Mathews, and Lisa Lim. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing, 2007. pp. 21-37.


• Farquharson, Joseph T. Folk Linguistics and Post-colonial Language Politricks in Jamaica. In Linguistic Identity in Postcolonial Multilingual Spaces. Ed. Eric A. Anchimbe. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. pp. 248-264.

See also academia.edu and my personal website.