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SCL Jamaica 2016

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The Society for Caribbean Linguistics (SCL) will host its 21st Biennial Conference to be held at the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, The conference theme is: Caribbean Languages to the World. Abstracts on all issues and topics related to Caribbean languages are welcome. Caribbean languages include spoken and signed languages, Amerindian languages, creole languages, standardised, official and non-standardised language varieties, immigrant languages, heritage languages, endangered languages, and religious and ritual languages. The conference organisers are encouraging in particular, panels in the following areas, with a view to early paper publication after the conference:

• Language and Law
• The Researcher/ Linguist as Public Intellectual
• Language and Education
• Language Rights
• Language and Music
• Language and Sexuality
• Bilingualism in All Its Manifestations

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Meeting Location:
UWI, Mona, Jamaica

Contact Information:
Clive Forrester

Meeting Dates:
The SCL Jamaica 2016 will be held from 01-Aug-2016 to 06-Aug-2016.

Abstract Submission Information:
Abstracts can be submitted from 01-Nov-2015 until 04-Jun-2016.

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