Dr R. Sandra EVANS

Lecturer - Linguistics, Coordinator, English Language and Literature with Education (ELLE)

SEvans

Office

Room 326, 3rd Floor West, School of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities and Education
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Phone: (868) 662-2002, Ext. 83493
Fax: (868) 663-5059
E-mail: Sandra.Evans@sta.uwi.edu


Education

• PhD Candidate in Linguistics, UWI
• MA in Linguistics, Université de Toulouse-le-Mirail
• BA Linguistics, UWI

Research Interests

• Forensic Linguistics/language and the Law
• Language Rights
• Language Policy and Planning
• Creole Linguistics
• Endangered Languages of the Caribbean


Current Courses

LING 1005 Introduction to Language
LING 2305 Introduction to Education Linguistics
LING 2902 Structure and Usage of French-Lexicon Creole I
LING 2903 Structure and Usage of French-Lexicon Creole I
LING 3201 Caribbean Dialectology

Conference Presentations

• Evans, R. Sandra. “Sometimes I Interpret for the Interpreter”: The Dynamics of Interpreting In Magistrates’ Courts in St. Lucia. Paper presented at the Society for Caribbean Linguistics 18th Biennial Conference, Barbados, 9-13 August 2010.

• Evans, R. Sandra, with Ian E. Robertson. “We Can Write Those Wrongs”. Paper presented at the Society for Caribbean Linguistics 18th Biennial Conference, Barbados, 9-13 August 2010.

• Evans, R. Sandra. The Dynamics of Interaction in Magistrates’ Courts in St. Lucia”. Paper presented at the 9th Biennial Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and Law at VU University, Amsterdam, 6-9 July 2009.

• Evans, R. Sandra. Linguistic Disadvantage and Disempowerment: Wavèt douvan poul. Paper presented at the Society for Caribbean Linguistics 16th Biennial Conference, 2-6 August 2006.

• Evans, R. Sandra. The Problem of Court Clerks as ‘Make-shift’ Court Interpreters in St. Lucian Courts. Paper presented at the 7th Biennial Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and Law at Cardiff University, 1-4 July 2005.