My Favorite Links:
Welcome to the Centre for Pidgin and Creole Studies links page. We have categorized our link sections to help you find what you are looking for more easily. If you have information that you think I should have then contact me by e-mail at my address below.
The Ethnologue site is good catalogue of information on a wide range of languages, from a macro descriptive point of view http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/ . By looking under their "Language Family" index at http://www.ethnologue.com/family_index.asp you can find selective Pidgin and Creole listings (though this is by no means a complete list of Ps/Cs, and has some oddly-organized entries).
The Language Varieties Network
The Language Varieties Network, located at http://www.une.edu.au/langnet/, provides a forum for discussion of Pidgins and Creoles and other stigmatized varieties with a focus on educational issues.
Pidgins and Creoles Archive
The University of Siegen hosts a Pidgins and Creoles Archive at http://www.pca.uni-siegen.de/list/num.html. A distribution point for research papers which contains papers and reviews from 1999-2002 (well, one from 1992), it is still small (c. a dozen papers) but already useful, and has an automated mailing list for new additions.
Forms of English in Nigerian Literature: From Standard to Pidgin
This site mastered by Dr. Dominique Bediako, Lecturer (English Literature), Osnabrueck, Germany, contains information about the history and socio-cultural context of English in Nigeria, study Pidgin grammar, Language Contact and Language Generation: Pidgins and Creoles.
Encyclopedia Article from Encarta
The Encarta Encyclopedia contains useful beginners information about pidgins and creoles languages that evolved as means of communication
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