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Jamaican Language Culture York

Jamaican Language & Culture @ York


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A radio platform set up for the students of JC2701 - Jamaican Language and Culture at York University, Toronto, to broadcast their group presentations.

On-Demand Episodes

The final episode of JC2701 Radio looks at Jamaican Theatre and Film as group members consider the history of performace in Jamaica from colonialism to contemporary to theatre and it's social impact.

On the next episode of JC2701 Radio, Group #3 will discuss the history and social impact of Jamaican music, paying close attention to whether accusations about the music promoting negative anti social values are true. Tune in... more

This second episode of JC2701 Radio looks at the nature or resistance to oppressive social and economic regimes in Jamaica going spanning the time period from the Maroons to Rastafari. Group members discuss the role of ke... more

In the first episode of the JC2701 Radio, students Johnathan, Pamela and Marissa, discuss how language attitudes took shape in Jamaica and the kinds of ways these attitudes are expressed. The panelists also compare and... more