Recently I visited the Department of African Studies in Frankfurt and saw that a new Festschrift for its former Director, Prof. Rainer Vossen, had been printed. This reminded me to post a short article on “Festschriften” and “Gedenkschriften” here.
Topics in Chadic Linguistics VI: Comparative and Descriptive Studies has appeared as volume 7 of the publication series Chadic Linguistics · Linguistique Tchadique · Tschadistik at Rüdiger Köppe Verlag. The volume was edited by Doris Löhr and Ari Awagana and contains papers from the 5th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL V) which took … Continue reading “Topics in Chadic Linguistics VI has appeared”
The Fifth Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL) has taken place in Leipzig from June 10 to 14, 2009. Here is a short report.
Currently, the Fifth Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL) is taking place in Leipzig. Yesterday, Rüdiger Köppe (left) arrived and brought a box containing the conference volume of BICCL 4, which has just appeared. Eva Rothmaler (right) has edited this publication. Here is more information about the book:
The Fourth Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages BICCL has just taken place from 30th – 31st October 2007, at the University of Bayreuth. Here is a report on this event from a participant’s (my own) perspective.
3rd CIRCULAR Fourth Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages 30th – 31st October 2007, at the University of Bayreuth, Germany Programme Monday, 29th October: Arrival of the participants from 19:00: informal meeting in “Schinner Braustuben”, Richard-Wagner-Str. 38 Tuesday, 30th October Iwalewa House, Münzgasse 9 9:00 – 9:15 Welcome address 9:15 – 9:55 Wolff, Ekkehard … Continue reading “4th BICCL: Programme”
The 4th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages will take place 30th-31st October 2007, at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Here is a list of participants and their respective papers: Ahmad, Mustapha: “Hausa in the digital age: Challenges and opportunities” Allison, Sean: “Lexical tone in Makary Kotoko“ Andreas, Heike (& Leger, Zoch): “The Nyam … Continue reading “4th BICCL: Participants and Papers”
The “Afrikanistentag 2007” has started yesterday at the Department of African Studies in Vienna. A list of papers can be found here. There are a two papers on topics related to Hausa: IBRISZIMOW, Dymitr (Universität Bayreuth) & ZULYADAINI, Balarabe (University of Maiduguri): I think what you think. An evaluation of L1 and L2 Hausa cognitive … Continue reading “Afrikanistentag 2007: Hausa papers”
The following people and institutions have been mentioned in our posts. Click on the names to find the posts where they have been mentioned. Click on the links – if present – following the names to find out more about them. Ahmad, Mustapha Alio, Khalil Allison, Sean (more) Anderson, Stephen C. Andreas, Heike Anyanwu, Rose-Juliet … Continue reading “Who is who”
A Festschrift for Gudrun Miehe with the title “Zwischen Bantu und Burkina. Festschrift für Gudrun Miehe zum 65. Geburtstag” has been published by Rüdiger Köppe Verlag on the occasion of her 65th birthday. It has been edited by her colleagues in Bayreuth, Dymitr Ibriszimow and Kerstin Winkelmann. Two articles deal with topics related to Chadic: … Continue reading “Festschrift for Gudrun Miehe”