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Caribbean Studies Research Day

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When Jul 12, 2018
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Alte Universität, Room 01042 (Bertoldstr. 17)
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To mark the simultaneous presence in Freiburg of three visiting scholars from the University of the West Indies (UWI) as well as Dr. Véronique Lacoste, a former faculty member now working in France, the English Department is pleased to invite you to a day of talks about linguistic research on the Caribbean.




9:00 a.m.Welcome
9:15–10:00 a.m.Dr. Joseph Farquharson (UWI Mona): “Staging Translocal Identities on Social Media”
10:00–10:45 a.m.Ronald Francis (UWI St. Augustine): “Learner Corpora as a Tool for Improving the Written English of Primary School Students in St. Lucia”
10:45–11:15 a.m.Coffee
11:15–noonPatrice Clarke (UWI St. Augustine): “Use of Morphologically Complex Words in Narratives Written by Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Jamaican Students”
Noon–2:00 p.m.Lunch
2:00–2:45 p.m.Dr. Véronique Lacoste (Lyon II): “Towards a Sociolinguistics of Mobility for Caribbean Creoles”
2:45–3:15 p.m.Research on the Caribbean in Freiburg I:
 Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Mair (English Department): “Caribbean Creoles on the Move: Migration, Media Performances, Crossing”
3:15–3:45 p.m.Coffee
3:45–4:45 p.m.Research on the Caribbean in Freiburg II & III:
 Prof. Dr. Stefan Pfänder (Romance Languages): “Inheritance and Innovation in a Colonial Language: A Usage-Based Account of French Guianese Creole”
 Manuela Boatcă (Sociology): “Caribbean Europe: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?”
4:45–5:00 p.m.Concluding discussion, farewell


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