Proceedings of the 7th World Congress of African Linguistics, Buea, 17-21 August 2012
edited by Gratien G. Atindogbé, Evelyn Fogwe Chibaka
This book is a composite of 40 purely scientific and peer-reviewed papers presented during the Seventh World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL7) at the University of Buea, Cameroon, in 2012. The different chapters of the volume fall within the scope of African languages in relation to linguistics and other related disciplines, where a varied range of theoretical examinations, investigations and/or discussions as well as pure description of aspects of language are offered. For the purpose of clarity and easy accessibility of the content, the chapters are further subcategorized into nine sections, which include: Borrowing, Discourse Analysis, Historical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, Language Documentation, Language in Education, Morpho-syntax, Phonetics and Phonology, and Sociolinguistics.
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About the Editors
Gratien G. Atindogbé is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Buea, Cameroon. His research interests cover descriptive linguistics, documentation of endangered languages, tonology, intercultural communication, and Cameroon Sign Language (CSL).
Evelyn Fogwe Chibaka is an Associate Professor in Linguistics currently lecturing in the Department of Linguistics, University of Buea, Cameroon. She is a specialist in Generative Syntax but has shown interest in Applied, Socio-linguistics and Documentary Linguistics.