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Workshop launching Jacques Arends’ posthumously published book Language and Slavery

At this seminar by the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication, Jacques Arends posthumously published book Language and Slavery will be presented. Before the actual presentation, several colleagues will present their view on the field of Creole Studies and Surinamese Creoles. Programme, see below.


Date: Friday 22 September 2017
Time: 15:15 – 16:30


15.15 Welcome Kees Hengeveld
15.20 Creoles: A RAPID gradual change Enoch Aboh
15.40 The importance of the diachronic study of creole languages Adrienne Bruyn
16.00 Between Paramaribo and Amsterdam: The letter of Jacqueline Ricket – Carl Haarnack & Margot van den Berg
16.20 ‘Mi mus’ singi’: An 18th century erotic text from Suriname Gracia Blanker
16.30 Book presentation Crit Cremers

After the book presentation everybody is invited to room 402 of the PC Hoofthuis, Spuistraat 134, 1012 VB Amsterdam, where drinks and snacks will be served.

Location: room F.021, Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis, Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam

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