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Confs: Creole Symposium / U of Chicago

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  1. Chris Corcoran, Creole symposium announcement

Message 1: Creole symposium announcement

Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 21:44:12 -0600
From: Chris Corcoran <>
Subject: Creole symposium announcement

The Language in Society Workshop of The University of Chicago
invites you to a discussion on the question

"Do creoles represent a linguistically definable class?"

with Michel DeGraff (MIT) and John McWhorter (UC-Berkeley)
moderated by William Hanks (NW U)

Monday, January 10, 2000
University of Chicago
Classics 10
1010 E. 59th Street
(corner or Ellis and 59th)

In the first half of the session, the discussants will each have an
opportunity to present their positions. The second half will be devoted to
moderated discussion where the participants will have an opportunity to
respond to each other as well as to a number of questions and comments from
the audience with a reception to follow.

The symposium is free and open to the public. To register, simply email
your name, address, and institutional or professional affiliation to

Christine Corcoran, coordinator
Language in Society Workshop
Dept. of Linguistics
University of Chicago
1010 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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