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Language & the social construction of identity in Creole situations

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Published by Center for Afro-American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creole dialects -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesLanguage and the social construction of identity in Creole situations
    Statementedited by Marcyliena H. Morgan ; with essays by Mervyn Alleyne ... [et al.].
    SeriesCAAS special publication series ;, v. 10, CAAS special publication ;, v. 10.
    ContributionsMorgan, Marcyliena H., Alleyne, Mervyn C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM7831 .L36 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 158 p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1414263M
    ISBN 100934934401
    LC Control Number93023626

    social world. They are, in other words, engaged in identity construction and negotiation. LANGUAGE AND IDEN'IT'Y: THEORY AND PRACTICE Identity in Theory As McNamara (this issue) and Hansen and Liu (this issue) demon-strate, there is much interest in language and identity in .   The majority of papers address issues of morphology or syntax. Some of the contributions make use of phonological analysis while others study language development from the point of view of acquisition. A few papers examine discourse strategies and style, or Pages: In the Caribbean, the languages of Europe’s colonial powers were blended with various African languages that were spoken by slaves and, to a lesser extent, indigenous languages. Scholars call those new languages Creoles. Today, Creoles are languages in their own right, representing the region’s hybrid cultures. Caribbean countries still use their respective colonial power’s language for.


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Get this from a library. Language & the social construction of identity in Creole situations. [Marcyliena H Morgan; Mervyn C Alleyne;] -- This book explores the manner in which language and language choice reflect and mediate the social landscape of those societies that evolved from European-conceived and controlled plantation labor.

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Edited by Marcyliena Morgan Author(s): Language and the social construction of identity in creole situations. Edited by Marcyliena Morgan, Page 1 of 1 Book Review Most Cited This Month Author: Barbara Lalla.

Morgan M. Language and the Social Construction of Identity in Creole Situations. Los Angeles: Center for African American Studies; Her research has focused on language, culture and identity, sociolinguistics, discourse and interaction, and she is the editor of Language and the Social Construction of Identity in Creole Situations.

Product details. Series: Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language (Book 20) Paperback: Cited by: All of these forms of linguistic interaction, it should be noted, exist in conflict situations in which there is a struggle for the establishment of power, the right to control others, and need for reaffirming self- esteem (Offit ).

language and the SOcial Construction of Reality These models of sociology within the framework of the Cited by: 4. Marcyliena Morgan is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Her research has focused on language, culture and identity, sociolinguistics, discourse and interaction, and she is the editor of Language and the Social Construction of Identity in Creole Situations. Marcyliena Morgan, ed. Language and the Social Construction of Identity in Creole Situations.

(Los Angeles, CA: Center for Afro­ American Studies Publications, University of California, ) pp., $ paper. The result of a conference on "The Social Significance of Creole Language Studies" sponsored by Pomona and Pitzer of theAuthor: Anita Herzfeld.

E sD l 2-Creole Languages and Their Speakers. Instructor: Hancock, I Unique #: Semester: Summersecond session Cross-lists: AFR G; LIN Restrictions: n/a Computer Instruction: No Prerequisites: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Description: This class in Creole Studies will begin with a general discussion of the nature of pidginized and Occupation: Professor Emeritus. In short, “creole” has gone through three different iterations in its short history in the U.S., illustrating both the social construction of race and the way those constructions respond to political and economic expediency.

Lisa Wade, PhD is a professor at Occidental College. identity development through social use of language proceeds hand in hand with, and sometimes even precedes, the acq uisition of structural constraints on core elements of grammar (Labov Author: Peter Patrick.

The studies collected here examine, from a broad sociological perspective, the sorts of face-to-face verbal exchange that are characteristic of industrial societies, and the volume as a whole pointedly demonstrates the role played by communicative phenomena in establishing and.

Social Identity. Language is more than just words. the effect of particular kinds of social situations on language structure. composition of pidgin and creole languages. These special. language and ethnic identity in indigenous and ethnic minority contexts, it is based on the assumption of languages and communities as whole, bounded systems and of a one-to- one relationship Author: Vally Lytra.

The language we use forms an important part of our sense of who we are - of our identity. This book outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups - ethnic, national, religious and gender - and the language varieties important to each group.

What is a language. What is a dialect. Are there such things as language 'rights'. 30 Chapter 2 Language and identity This chapter: • describes current perspectives on the concept of identity and its connection to culture and language use; • explores some of the more relevant theoretical insights and empirical findings on which current understandings are based; • offers a list of additional readings on the topics covered in this chapter.

Language and identity. In Language, society and power. 14 What Kind of Identity. • The emphasis is on identities not essentially given but actively produced – whether through deliberate, strategic manipulation, or through out-of-awareness practices.

This both captures the agency of speakers and views language as social Size: KB. Language & the social construction of identity in Creole situations Marcyliena H. Morgan, Mervyn C. Alleyne Snippet view - All Book Search results ». Research highlights ‘Social identity’ cannot be researched scientifically, as a first-order phenomenon, because (i) language is not a ‘fixed code’ and (ii) because the linguist is in no privileged position with respect to the non-linguist.

‘Identity’ is a second-order (linguistic) construct, the study of which ought to be undertaken within a ‘lay-oriented linguistics’. Both Cited by: African American language is central to the teaching of linguistics and language in the United States, and this book, in the series Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language, is aimed specifically at upper level undergraduates and : Marcyliena Morgan.

Dor is a linguist whose research and theory uncover the social constructs of language. In this, Dor challenges Noam Chomsky’s theory of language - the leading linguistic theory of the second. Acts Of Identity book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Acts Of Identity: Creole Based Approaches To Language And Ethnicity” as Want to Read: revealing through their personal use of language their sense of social and ethnic solidarity or difference.

At the same time people also have /5(5). Language and Identity chapter 9 By Johanna Thornborrow Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website.

monster. The ‘other’ is always needed in identity construction, and over time and space, in new situations, the ‘other’ is continuously being made and remade. The point suggests that ethnic group conflict may not be artificially contrived as a situational strategy merely in search of pragmaticFile Size: KB.

Her research has focused on youth, gender, language, culture and identity, sociolinguistics, discourse and interaction. She is the author of, Language, Discourse and Power in African American Culture () and Editor of Language and the Social Construction of Identity in Creole Situations ().

Language and cultural identity Cultural identity is the identity or feeling of belonging to a particular religion, social class, locality or any kind of social group that has its own culture.

Culture includes; language, dress, laws, customs, rituals, norms and rules and regulations. Creole: Language & Black Identity in Britain Carmen Gesslbauer Abstract In this article I attempt to show how language is linked with questions of identity and how it is used strategically in addressing racism.

One strategy of young African Caribbeans in Britain to counter racism is the use of Creole as a. A language is a structured system of ge, in a broader sense, is the method of communication that involves the use of – particularly human – languages.

The scientific study of language is called ons concerning the philosophy of language, such as whether words can represent experience, have been debated at least since Gorgias and Plato in ancient Greece. Haitian Creole (/ ˈ h eɪ ʃ ən ˈ k r iː oʊ l /) is a French-based creole language spoken by 10–12 million people worldwide, and the only language of most Haitians.

It is called kreyòl ayisyen or just kreyòl by its speakers, and créole haïtien in Standard French. The language emerged from contact between French settlers and enslaved Africans during the Atlantic slave trade in the Ethnicity: Haitians.

The need for a volume integrating research on language and social situations first emerged during the 2nd International Conference of Language and Social Psychology at Bristol University inat which I was convening a symposium with a similar title at the request of. African American Language: Aspects, Features, and Perspectives, Volume 2 brings together scholars who research various theoretical approaches of the origin.

Language & the social construction of identity in Creole situations, Marcyliena H. Morgan, Mervyn C. Review Article of Language and the Social Construction of Identity in Creole Situations, ed.

Marcyliena Morgan (Los Angeles: Centre for Afro-American Studies Publications, ), Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages,“Fe Tek Bad Ting Mek Juok.” Review article of Carolyn. Mendoza-Denton () defines “identity to mean the active negotiation of an individual’s relationship with larger social constructs.” It means that identity is reflected in the language we use, our word choices in identifying ourselves as well as in the words we choose not to use.

Language is part of one’s identity. language, identity and cultural difference is a major concern for many social theorists and cultural researchers. As is well-known, language, identity and cultural difference are closely connected and influence each other.

Stuart Hall has examined the relations between language, identity and culturalFile Size: KB. View Language and Identity Research Papers on for free. The Creole Identity in the Caribbean Postcolonial Society: A Study of Selvon’s A Brighter Sun Guruprasad S.Y. Department of English, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India Abstract Today, postcolonialism is an important discipline in cultural and literary present study deals with the.

Creole identity in a globalized world. Raphaël CONFIANT (conférence prononcée le 14 avril sur le campus de Cave Hill, University of the West-Indies, dans l'île de Barbade/Barbados) Ladies an Gentlemen, First of all, I want to tell you that I am very happy File Size: 46KB.

With every speech act all individuals perform, to a greater or less extent, an 'act of identity', revealing through their personal use of language their sense of social and ethnic solidarity or difference. At the same time people also have powerful (if unconscious) stereotypes about the norms and standards of their own language and those of others - often at variance with observable behaviour.5/5(1).

Language and cultural identity: Perceptions of the role of language in the construction of Aboriginal identities by Claire Owen A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies Carleton University.

Most of the research done on the Louisiana Creole community has concentrated on the vocabulary and folklore of Creole French. To date, there has been no methodological examination of other parameters enveloping the community.

In this dissertation, the previous findings will be extended by analyzing the results of a survey on the linguistic attitudes and cultural, ethnic, and racial identity of Cited by:.

The notion of speaker identity and agency, advanced by Singler (, ) in theorizing creole genesis (cf. Baker ), underlies the arguments put forth in this paper.

It is not uncommon to hear Barbadians speak of their existence in terms of the aphorism, “All O’ We Is One,” implying a shared culture and identity.Alleyne, M. “Problems of Standardization of Creole Languages.” In Morgan, M (ed.) Language and Social Construction of Identity in Creole Situations.

Los Angeles: Center for Afro-American Studies Publications. Craig, D. “Toward a Description of Caribbean English.” In Kachru, B. (ed.) The Other Tongue: English Across Cultures.This book is a contribution to the study of the social construction of collective identities in postcolonial societies.¹ More generally, this study focuses on the interaction of ethnic, local and national identifications in Jakarta and on the role that creole identity plays in this regard.