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Title : 24.919 Topics in Linguistics: Creole Languages and Caribbean Identities (MIT)

Title : 24.919 Topics in Linguistics: Creole Languages and Caribbean Identities (MIT)

Description : The Creole languages spoken in the Caribbean are linguistic by-products of the historical events triggered by colonization and the slave trade in Africa and the "New World". In a nutshell, these languages are the results of language acquisition in the specific social settings defined by the history of contact between African and European peoples in 17th-/18th-century Caribbean colonies. One of the best known Creole languages, and the one with the largest community of speakers, is Haitian Creole. Its lexicon and various aspects of its grammar are primarily derived from varieties of French as spoken in 17th-/18th-century colonial Haiti. Other aspects of its grammar seem to have emerged under the influence of African languages, mostly from West and Central Africa. And yet other properties s

Description : The Creole languages spoken in the Caribbean are linguistic by-products of the historical events triggered by colonization and the slave trade in Africa and the "New World". In a nutshell, these languages are the results of language acquisition in the specific social settings defined by the history of contact between African and European peoples in 17th-/18th-century Caribbean colonies. One of the best known Creole languages, and the one with the largest community of speakers, is Haitian Creole. Its lexicon and various aspects of its grammar are primarily derived from varieties of French as spoken in 17th-/18th-century colonial Haiti. Other aspects of its grammar seem to have emerged under the influence of African languages, mostly from West and Central Africa. And yet other properties s

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromyear : 2004

Fromyear : 2004

Creator :

Creator :

Date : 2004-09-07T12:50:31+05:00

Date : 2004-09-07T12:50:31+05:00

Relation : 24.919

Relation : 24.919

Language : en-US

Language : en-US

Subject : socio-linguistic

Subject : socio-linguistic

Subject : creole

Subject : creole

Subject : caribbean

Subject : caribbean

Subject : spoken language acquisition

Subject : spoken language acquisition

Subject : identity

Subject : identity

Subject : africa

Subject : africa

Subject : europe

Subject : europe

Subject : seventeenth century

Subject : seventeenth century

Subject : eighteenth century

Subject : eighteenth century

Subject : haitian

Subject : haitian

Subject : colony

Subject : colony

Subject : colonial

Subject : colonial

Subject : dialect

Subject : dialect

Subject : grench

Subject : grench

Subject : new world

Subject : new world

Subject : slavery

Subject : slavery

Subject : lexicon

Subject : lexicon

Subject : pidgin

Subject : pidgin

Subject : culture

Subject : culture

Subject : religion

Subject : religion

Subject : music

Subject : music

Subject : literature

Subject : literature

Subject : ethnicity

Subject : ethnicity

Subject : text

Subject : text

Subject : syntax

Subject : syntax

Subject : morphology

Subject : morphology

Subject : uniformity

Subject : uniformity

Subject : ebonics

Subject : ebonics

Subject : africal-american english

Subject : africal-american english

Subject : gullah

Subject : gullah

Subject : west indian

Subject : west indian