The Annual Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology seeks to redefine the way we view Asian Language and Society. The CALA holds its annual conference in selected universities globally, and publishes its journal, the JALA, the Journal of Asian Linguistic Anthropology. The JALA is a quarterly, peer reviewed, free to publish, journal. The official partner for the CALA is Taylor and Francis Global Publishers, together with a global network of universities and academics.CALA 2020 registration
Alan Baxter has taught at La Trobe University, University of Lisbon, University of Macau, Flinders University of South Australia and the Federal University of Bahia (Brazil). His research interests lie in the areas of Sociolinguistics, Language Contact and Language Acquisition.
ABOUT THIS SESSION
In the LIAISE 3-2 interview by CALA, Alan Baxter lectures on Malacca Creole Portuguese in the 19th Century. He begins with Creole based varieties in the Atlantic and in Asia, and discusses certain popualtions within these Crealos. He then continues to lecture on respective qualities of various Creoles through South and East Asian varieties. Following this introduction, Baxter speaks on documentation of Creoles in India, and people central to this scholarship.