Celebrations Mark the International Mothers Language Day 2016

Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-02-29 09:04

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2019-02-28 09:04

Celebrating the International Mother-Tongue Day, 2016

Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-02-22 17:20
Location / Venue: 

University of Nairobi – Main Campus,
Education Building (2nd Floor - ED 213)

The Department of Linguistics and Languages is marking the International Mother Tongue Day, 2016. The day, set aside by the United Nations in recognition of the importance of mother tongues, is marked every year on February 21. However, because this year February 21 fell on a Sunday, the Department will mark the day on February 23-25, 2016. 

The three day event will include speeches, entertainment and presentations of academic papers on issues relating to mother tongues. 

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2017-02-10 17:20

M.A Outreach Programme, December Teaching and Exam Time Tables (Linguistics & Kiswahili)

Date and time: 
Thu, 2015-11-19 10:05

To View and or Download the Time tables please Click on the Link below.

M.A Outreach Programme, December Teaching and Exam Time Tables

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2018-11-30 10:05

Dr. James Meja Ikobwa Wins the Internationally Recognized Jacob- und Wilhelm-Grimm-Preis

Date and time: 
Fri, 2015-09-11 09:44

The Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Prize, financed by the German Federal Office, is
the highest recognition in International German Studies and was founded in
1995. In 2011, the Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Förderpreis was introduced for
upcoming outstanding young researchers who have visibly contributed
greatly towards the promotion of German abroad through research, teaching
and publication in the fields of language, literature and culture. The
award winner is secretly picked from a list of nominees from all over the

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2016-12-31 09:44

Dr. James Meja Ikobwa Wins the Internationally Recognized Jacob- und Wilhelm-Grimm-Preis

The Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Prize, financed by the German Federal Office, is
the highest recognition in International German Studies and was founded in
1995. In 2011, the Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Förderpreis was introduced for
upcoming outstanding young researchers who have visibly contributed
greatly towards the promotion of German abroad through research, teaching
and publication in the fields of language, literature and culture. The
award winner is secretly picked from a list of nominees from all over the

The Launch of the Association of German Studies Scholars in Eastern and Central Africa (GOZA)

Date and time: 
Wed, 2015-06-10 09:00
Location / Venue: 

The Auditorium, Goethe Institut, Nairobi (10th - 11th June, 2015)

Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2015-06-22 14:24
Pictures of the Event (DO NOT USE): 

PHD PROPOSAL DEFENCE: JACQUILINE ODIMU - PRAGMATICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES (SNS): LANGUAGE USE BY KENYAN USERS ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER

Date and time: 
Wed, 2015-06-17 14:00
Location / Venue: 

ED 213

Announcement
Department of Linguistics and Languages


PRAGMATICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES (SNS): LANGUAGE USE BY KENYAN USERS ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER

Defense of PhD Proposal

BY
ONDIMU JACQUILINE

Venue: ED  213

Date:     Wednesday, 17th of  June,  2015

Time: 2 pm


Everybody is welcome, be on time.

 

Dr. Helga Schroeder/Dr. Zaja Omboga

 

Expiry Date: 
Wed, 2015-06-17 13:17

Loanword adaptation in Boro-Ukwala dialect of Dholuo: a case of borrowing from Lumarachi,Lunyala and Kiswahili

Abstract

This study seeks to investigate and establish loanwords in the Boro-Ukwala (B-U) dialect

of Dholuo from the Luhya group of Lumarachi and Lunyala B who neighbour the

speakers of B-U dialect of Dholuo. The study further investigates and establishes the

adaptation strategies a loanword undergoes from the Luhya dialects of Lumarachi and

Lunyala so that it is adapted into the B-U of Dholuo. It also looks at the adaptation

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