Linguistics Research Day - March 2011

The Linguistics Section of the Department of Liberal Arts cordially invites one and all to its Research Day ("Linguistics and Its Interfaces"), with guests from the University of Freiburg.

Date: 22 March 2011
Time: 8:00 - 15:00
Venue: Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Lecture Room

PROGRAMME

MORNING

Prof Valerie Youssef and Dr Jo-Anne Ferreira
"The Sociolinguistic Situation of Trinidad & Tobago"

Prof Ian Robertson
"Appropriate Considerations for a National Language Education Policy"

Heike Drotbohm (University of Freiburg)
"Concepts of Creolisation in Anthropology: The Case of Trinidad"

Prof Barbara Korte (University of Freiburg)
"The Stigma of Remigration"

Renée Figuera
"The Pre-Short Story of Trinidad: Purpose, Challenges and Significance of Investigating a Tradition in Print"

Georg Zipp (University of Freiburg)
"Faultlines in the Imaginary: Reconfigurations of Poverty in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Fiction"

Maike Lengemann (University of Freiburg)
"Local Cultural Resources for a Global Market: The Language of Trinidadian Popular Music"

Sandra Evans
"Interpreting in the Magistrate's Court in St Lucia"

AFTERNOON

Dr Ben Braithwaite
"A Formal Account of Verbs and Adjectives in Some Caribbean Creoles"

Dr Ben Braithwaite, Kesica Brewster and Alicia Lamb
"Word Formation in TTSL"

Joseph Farquharson
"Affixational Morphology in Jamaican"

Prof Christian Mair (University of Freiburg)
"Caribbean Englishes beyond the Caribbean"