"A Blessing or a 'Bo' Stick Licking: An Investigation of Black Caribbean Vernacular on Speakers' Lives"

Thursday, February 18, 2010
12:00 pm

Address:
Ohio State University-Mansfield; Eisenhower Hall, Rm 217
1760 University Drive
Mansfield, OH 44906

Viola Newton, Senior Lecturer, African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University is the featured speaker for this lecture "on how the way people speak can help them, or be (a blessing) or work against them giving them a ('bo' stick licking)." She explores the impact of Black Caribbean vernacular on speakers' lives. Samples of Caribbean food will be served.




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