Paul Kerswill gives paper on London Jamaican at SPCL, Accra, Ghana (with Mark Sebba)

Date: 3 August 2011 - 6 August 2011

Paul Kerswill gave a paper (co-authored with Mark Sebba) entitled 'From London Jamaican to British youth language: The transformation of a Caribbean post-creole repertoire into a new Multicultural London English' at the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics conference at the University of Ghana at Legon, Accra. This paperis part of a project funded by Lancaster University using recently digitisedrecordings of Jamaicans and Jamaican-descended people from 1970 and 1983, alongside data collected in 2005-8.

News website: http://www.uni-giessen.de/cms/faculties/f05/engl/ling/spcl

 

Further information

Associated staff: Paul Kerswill, Mark Sebba

Associated departments and research centres: Language Variation and Linguistic Theory (LVLT), Linguistics and English Language

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