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Local Organising Committee
Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (PROLINCA):

- Viviana N??ez, Vice-Dean Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities
- J. Diego Quesada, PROLINCA coordinator
- Isabel C. Bola?os, LOC Chair, isabel.bolanos.villalobos@una.cr
- Ver?nica Gallo, coordinador , verogafu@hotmail.com

Student Assistants on LOC
- Marcos Calder?n (Transportation team)
- Hazel Campos, Natalia Rodr?guez, Montserrat Casasola (Registration team)
- Rudy (Coffee Breaks and Cultural Activities team)


The SCL Executive Committee (2016–2018)

Silvia Kouwenberg
The University of the West Indies, Mona

Jo-Anne S. Ferreira
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
Immediate Past President:
Janet Donnelly
College of the Bahamas
Clive Forrester
Waterloo University
Kathy-Ann Drayton
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Publications Officer:
Joseph Farquharson
The University of the West Indies, Mona

Korah Belgrave
The University of the West Indies, Cave HIll


René Zúñiga Argüello
National University of Costa Rica


Guest Speaker

Guest Speakers

J. Diego Quesada, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Dr. Quesada got his B.A. in English in 1986 and his Master's in Linguistics in 1989 at the University of Costa Rica Read More»



Host University
The Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA) is one of five public universities in Costa Rica, with the main campus located in the city of Heredia. Learn more»

Heredia, Heredia Province
One of Costa Rica's most historical cities, founded in 1705 and nicknamed "City of Flowers". Located in central Costa Rica amidst vast coffee plantations and lush greenery. Learn more»

important dates

Important Dates

Early Bird Abstracts:
30 October 2017

Early Notification of acceptance:
20 December 2017

Deadline for Abstracts:
15 February 2018
Extended to March 17

Notification of acceptance:
15 April 2018

Submission of full papers:
12 August 2018

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Social Programme

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Useful Information

Before you go:
- Airlines flying to Costa Rica
- Airport > Juan Santamaría International (SJO), San José
- Entry Requirements
- Visas by Nationality
- Yellow Fever Vaccination

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mobile devices, getting around, shopping etc.