Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature
Faculty and Staff: Linguistics

Dr. Korah Belgrave

 

Dr. Korah Belgrave
Title: Lecturer in Linguistics ,and Communication Studies
Department: LLL
Discipline: Linguistics
Qualifications: BA (UWI), MA (Leeds), PhD (UWI)
Contact: Room: X6
Tel.: (246) 417-4421
Fax: (246) 424- 0634
E-mail: korah.belgrave@cavehill.uwi.edu
Biography: Korah Belgrave teaches Linguistics courses and has responsibility for the Minor in Communication Studies. 
She coordinated the Humanities Festival in 2015 and the Humanities Extravaganza in 2016. Dr Belgrave was a member of The UWI’s Committee to celebrate Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence and represents the Faculty in several activities
Research:

Barbadian Standard English, Bajan Creole English, teaching English to speakers of a related vernacular, teaching English to speakers of other languages, language and communication in the Anglophone Caribbean, language and the media, establishing language standards.
 

 

Publications:



Belgrave, Korah. “The Development of Communication Studies at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus: Lessons From the Trenches”. The Journal of Human Communication Studies in the Caribbean. vol. 1, no.1, 2015, pp. 43-53.


Belgrave, Korah. “‘Defining the Limits’: Making Judgements about Barbadian Language”. Transcultural Roots Uprising: The Rhizomatic Languages , Literatures, and Cultures of the Caribbean, edited by  N. Faraclas, R. Severin, C. Weijer,  E. Echteld, M. Hinds-Layne and E. Lawton De Torruella, FPI Fundashon Pa  Planifikashon Di Idioma,  2013, pp. 355 -364.


Belgrave, Korah, and Stacy Denny. “Bajan Dialect”.  The Electronic World Atlas of Variation in English,  edited by Bernd Kortmannn,  and Kerstin Lukenheimer, Mouton de Gruyter, 2011.




 




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