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YEAR

CONFERENCE

LOCATION

THEME

2016 21st biennial conference Jamaica

"Caribbean Languages 2 di World: Caribbean Languages in a Globalized World".


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2014 20th biennial conference Aruba

"The Caribbean Today: Language Awareness and Language Development"

Held in collaboration with the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics (SPCL) and the Associação de Crioulos de Base Lexical Portuguesa e Espanhola (ACBLPE).


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2012 19th biennial conference Bahamas

"Linguistic Diversity, Identity and Structure(s) in the Caribbean: Assessing the Past and Planning for the Future."


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2010

18th biennial conference

Barbados

“Caribbean Languages and Popular Culture" dedicated to the memory of Richard Allsopp


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2008

17th biennial conference

Cayenne,
French Guyana

"Usage, application and development of the languages of the Caribbean and the Guianas." .

Held jointly with the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics (SPCL) . The conference was preceded by the Pre-Conference APiCS Workshop . The 2008 conference followed the inaugural session of the Caribbean Language and Linguistics Institute hosted from 30 June to 25 July 2008 at the Mona campus of The University of the West Indies in Jamaica.


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2006

16th biennial conference

Dominica

"Caribbean Language Studies and Educational Development"
held in honour of Douglas Taylor

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2004

15th Biennial Conference

Curaçao

"Caribbean and Creole Languages"

Special tribute to SCL Past President and Honorary Member Dennis R. Craig (d. 2004). Joint meeting with the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics (SPCL) - publisher of the JPCL (Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages), and the ACBLPE (Associação de Crioulos de Base Lexical Portuguesa e Espanhola/Asociación de Criollos de Base Léxica Portuguesa y Española.


2002

14th Biennial Conference

Trinidad & Tobago

"Caribbean Linguistics: Theory and Application"

2000

13th Biennial Conference

Jamaica

"Caribbean Linguistics: Past, Present and Future"

1998

12th Biennial Conference

St. Lucia

"Expanding the Horizons of Caribbean Language Research"

1996

11th Biennial Conference

St. Maarten

Caribbean Languages: Theory and Social Practice"

1994

10th Biennial Conference

Guyana

“Continuity and Change in the Study of Creole Languages and Society"
Held jointly with the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics (SPCL).

1992

9th Biennial Conference

 

“Caribbean Linguistics at the Crossroads"

1990

8th Biennial Conference

Belize

 

1988

7th Biennial Conference

Bahamas

 

1986

6th Biennial Conference

Trinidad & Tobago

"Approaches to Syntactic and Semantic Description in Creole Languages and Similar Situations". Held jointly with the American Dialect Society.

1984

5th Biennial Conference

Jamaica

"Synchronic and Diachronic Aspects of Language"

1982

4th Biennial Conference

Suriname

"New and Old Languages in the Caribbean"

1980

3rd Biennial Conference

Aruba

Included "Redefining Creole Studies," "the Social History of Caribbean Languages," "Non-creole Caribbean Languages," and "Extending the Use of Vernacular Languages in the Caribbean"

1978

2nd Biennial Conference

Barbados

“Semantics, Lexicography and Creole Studies"

1976

1st SCL Conference

Guyana

"New Directions in Creole Studies"



 

 
             
 


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