The Society for Caribbean Linguistics (SCL) will meet at The University of the West Indies (UWI) in Jamaica from 1 to 6 August 2016 (travel dates 1 & 6 August) for its 21st Biennial Conference. The Conference will be hosted by the UWI Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy, the Jamaican Language Unit (JLU) and the International Centre for Caribbean Language Research (ICCLR) under the theme "Caribbean Languages 2 di World: Caribbean Languages in a Globalized World".
Travel Alert: The Ministry of Health, Jamaica has advised that persons travelling to Jamaica from Yellow fever endemic countries or Yellow fever affected areas are required to show proof at the ports of entry of having received a Yellow fever vaccination. Please note that this includes travel to Trinidad and Tobago.
Jamaica 54 Independence and Emancipation activities brochure
Venue: UWI, Mona Campus
The UWI Mona campus, located in Northern Kingston, encompasses 653 acres of land formerly part of two large sugar estates, Papine and Mona. Scattered throughout the campus are the famous historic ruins of a Roman-style aqueduct, water wheel, and other remnants of the sugar works which once stood on the site ....Read More »
- Call for Papers
- Abstract Guidelines
- Submit Asbtract here
- Poster presentations
- Society & Conference Rules
Some practical information for Conference attendees, including:
- Arriving in Jamaica
- Mobile Devices
- Getting around
- Eating Out