The 4th Cassidy LePage Distinguished Lecture

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Nov 9 2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy and the Jamaican Language Unit invites you to the 4th Cassidy LePage Distinguished Lecture to be held on November 9, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Our guest is the famed Professor John McWhorter who teaches linguistics, philosophy and music history at Columbia University. He is the author of twenty books including The Power of Babel; Words on the Move; Talking Back, Talking Black; The Missing Spanish Creoles; and The Creole Debate, hosts Slate’s language podcast Lexicon Valley and writes for the Atlantic.


It promises to be an interesting lecture titled: “Should the debates about the origins of creoles matter?” 


                      JOHN MCWHORTHER FLYER-page-001


Multifunctional Room, Main Library, The UWI, Mona Campus
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