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Habari ya English? - East Africa as a Literary and Linguistic Contact Zone - What about Kiswahili?
Title: Habari ya English? - East Africa as a Literary and Linguistic Contact Zone - What about Kiswahili?
URL: http://habari-ya-english.blogspot.com
Other URL: http://www.habari-ya-english.de
Creator: Institut für England- und Amerikastudien <Frankfurt, Main>; Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften <Berlin>; Schulze-Engler, Frank; Diegner, Lutz; Strauhs, Doreen
Abstract: Homepage of an international conference held 2011 in Frankfurt on Swahili and English as a medium of creating a literary and linguistic contact zone in East Africa. Includes abstracts of the papers. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: Keynotes • Prof. Abdulrazak Gurnah (University of Kent, UK)"Learning to Read"• Prof. Euphrase Kezilahabi (University of Botswana, Gaborone) “Dialogic Swahili Literature: Key to Harmonization in Diversity”• Prof. Said A. M. Khamis (University of Bayreuth, Germany) “‘Nguvu’ vs. ‘Power’: The Resilience of Swahili as Shown in Literature and Translation” • Yvonne Owuor (Nairobi) “O-Swahili: Language and Liminality”
Keywords: Swahili; cultural contact; linguistics; literature; literary criticism / literary studies; language contact
Countries: Eastern Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Language » Languages of African Origin;
Language » Languages of European Origin;
Culture & Arts » Literature
Location of the site's editor: Hesse
Resource type: Events: Conferences, Congresses, Conventions, Meetings
Language: English
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