Member Spotlight

Meet a Member

Each month we feature one of our members in the Member Spotlight. This gives you the opportunity to learn more about our individual members, their accomplishments, research in Caribbean Linguistics, and what their SCL membership means to them.

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This Month

November 2020

This month we are delighted to feature Professor Hubert Devonish, Professor of Linguistics at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, and former President of the SCL (1994-96 and 2010-12).  Professor Devonish has researched and published in the areas of Caribbean Language Policy, Caribbean Sociolinguistics, Creole tonology and language education.  He is the Coordinator of the Jamaican Language Unit/Unit of Caribbean Language Research, set up to research and advocate for the use of Jamaican Creole in formal and public contexts in Jamaica. Go to spotlight »

Featured Members


November - Professor Hubert Devonish, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica.
December - Dr. Martha Dijkhof, Director, Dijkhoff Learning Unlimited; Advisor to the Ministry of Education (Aruba)



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