Meaning, Culture and Cognition

Centre for Language Studies | Faculty of Arts | Radboud University Nijmegen

Colloquium Categories, Diversity and Contact

Room: E.1.06
Wednesday 6 May 2015
Time: 15:30 – 17ː00

Pieter Muysken From bilingual speech to language change

In this talk I will briefly survey the development of the languages of Surinam, and focus on the question of West-African influence on the Surinam Creole languages. How did the bilingual practices in the plantation settings produce the current features of these languages?

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