International Creole Month Celebrations with DMLL (Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics)

Event Date(s): 31/10/2019

Location: UWI St. Augustine, Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Auditorium

Did you know that Creole is all around us? Creole includes English Creole and French Creole, which some refer to as Patois.

Come and learn more about this rich historic part of our culture during Mwa Kwéyòl Entenasyonnal International Creole Month.

Be there on October 31 from 10am to 4pm where the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics (DMLL), in conjunction with the Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of John Jacob Thomas’ The Theory & Practice of Creole Grammar.

Look out for presentations, Armchair discussions, interactive sessions, film screening and panel discussions and more.

The event takes place at the Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

For more information, please call 662-2002 exts. 83280, 83029, 82623.

About International Creole Month

This event will bring greater recognition locally to the regionally and internationally celebrated Creole Month and pay tribute to the 150th anniversary of Trinidad’s 19th century linguist, writer and public intellectual, John Jacob Thomas. 

Come experience Song, Dance, Demonstrations, Film screenings and Discussions.



Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |


  • DMLL

  • Tel.: 662-2002 exts. 83280, 83029, 82623