Topics in Chadic Linguistics V has appeared

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: Continue reading “Topics in Chadic Linguistics V has appeared”


4th BICCL: Conference report

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. Continue reading “4th BICCL: Conference report”

Yobe Languages Research Project

The Yobe Languages Research Project, initiated by Russell G. Schuh at U.C.L.A., is focused on five Chadic minority languages indigenous to Yobe State, Nigeria: Bade, Bole, Karekare, Ngamo, and Ngizim. The goal of the project is to document and develop these languages, which have substantial communities of first language speakers.

On the project web site one can find word lists of, articles on, greetings, proverbs, songs and tales in and other information about these five languages. Follow these links to see what is there:

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