African Research Colloquium

Since October 2002

Summer term 2016
19.4.16 Linguistisches Kolloquium
26.4.16 Mary Zacharia Charwi (M.A., University of Bayreuth): The analysis of verb extensions, arguments relations and their semantic scope in Kuria
3.5.16 Internal Meeting
10.5.16 Prof. Dr. Flora Amabiamina (University of Douala): L’éthos de femme libérée dans la chanson féminine camerounaise
17.5.16 Public Holiday
24.5.16 Linguistisches Kolloquium
31.5.16 Prof. Dr. Michael Kasombo (University of Lubumbashi): The Swahili of Lubumbashi: between tone and stress or the dynamics of the lexicon
7.6.16 Dr. Klaudia Dombrowsky (University of Bayreuth) Book Launch: A grammar of Syer (Western Karaboro, Senufo): phonology, morphology, argument realization. Köln: Köppe, 2015
14.6.16 Prof. C.J Odhiambo (Moi University) & Dr. Loreen Maseno (Maseno University): Satiric and Comic Irony: Framing intervention in Luo Popular culture and Media in two films, Kalausi and Cleansing
21.6.16 Linguistisches Kolloquium
28.6.16 Alexandra Verezemskaya (M.A., Goethe University, Frankfurt): The typology of verbal imperfective paradigms in West Chadic
5.7.16 End of Term Talk with Students
12.7.16 Fabienne Loureiro (M.A., University of Cologne): The influence of Kimbundu and Kikongo as a major factor in the development of Angolan Portuguese

Wintersemester 2015/2016
13.10.15 Orientation week
20.10.15 Ines Fiedler (Berlin): Information structure and the verb system of Oti-Volta languages
27.10.15 Linguistisches Kolloquium
03.11.15 Ajibade Olusola (Ile-Ife, Nigeria): Body no Be Wood: A Literary and Socio-cultural Analysis of Sexuality among the Yoruba Deities
10.11.15 Gregorio Firmino (Maputo, Mozambique): Portugese Orthography
17.11.15 Linguistisches Kolloquium
24.11.15 Chukwuma Okoye (Ibadan, Nigeria): Nigerian Music Videos
01.12.15 Jean-Pierre Boutche (BIGSAS, Bayreuth): Linguistic socialisation and performance: featuring non-ethnic Fula in Northern Cameroon
08.12.15 Alioune Niang (Bremen): Sprache und Identität. Das Beispiel Wolof im Senegal und die Frage des Identitätsbewusstseins der Senegalesen angesichts des Kolonialismus 
15.12.15 Linguistisches Kolloquium
22.12.15 Francisco da Silva Xavier (Sao Paulo, Brasil): Phonology and morphology of modern Kimbundu
12.01.16 Marie Ngom (Frankfurt am Main): The impact of foreign verbs on the use of the antipassive marker -it in Seereer (an Atlantic language)
19.01.16 Rudolph Botha (Alice, South Africa): Title tba
26.01.16 tba
02.02.16 End of term evaluation with students

Summer term 2015
28.04.15 Linguistic colloquium
05.05.15 Roberto Gaudioso (University of Bayreuth/University of Naples): The written voice: a new aesthetics of Swahili literature. The poetics of Euphrase Kezilahabi
12.05.15 Stephanie Rudwick (University of Leipzig): Vernacularization at the University of KwaZulu-Natal: chances and challenges
19.05.15 Linguistic colloquium
26.05.15 Public Holiday
02.06.15 African Literature Association Conference, Bayreuth
09.06.15 Nikitta Adjirakor (University of Bayreuth): Language and Identity in Hip-hop from Ghana (Hiplife) and Tanzania (Bongo Flava)
16.06.15 Niyi Okunoye (Obafemi Awolowo University): The Nigeria Literature Prize and the Canonization of New Nigerian Writing 
23.06.15 Crispin Maalu Bungi (University of Kinshasa): Pour ou contre Claude Bremond: la néo-oralité en Rd Congo
30.06.15 Abraham Olivier (University of Fort Hare): In Search of Identity – Amo’s worlds
07.07.15 European Conference of African Studies, Paris
14.07.15 Billy Kahora (Kwani Trust Nairobi): The Story of Kwani: Between Creative Intervention and a Social 'Creative Content' Contract

Winter term 2013/2014
28.01.14 Rainer Voßen: Research in Khoisan Linguistics - The State of the Art
14.01.14 Christiana Chimezie: Body Parts and Their Cultural Perception and (Role) according to Igbo Proverbs
07.01.14 Anthonia Dugga: Cross-Lingual Households and the Future of Minority Languages in Urban Central Nigeria
17.12.13 Rosanna Tramutoli: Swahili body terminology: a linguistic analysis
10.12.13 Sara Marzagora: Deceit and divination in Amharic and Swahili drama: the prophecy of national liberation in Mengistu Lemma's “Anticolonialist” and Ebrahim Hussein's  “Kinjeketile”
03.12.13 Albert Kasanda: The Representation of the Other One in Africa
26.11.13 Serena Talento: The Conceptualisation of Translation in Classical Swahili Poetry
12.11.13 Mary Charwi: Syntactic and Semantic Aspects of Verb Extension Systems in Bantu Languages: A Case Study of Kuria and Swahili in Tanzania
05.11.13 Magdaline Wafula: Narrative Voice and Focalization in the Narration of Generational Conflicts in Selected Kiswahili Novels
29.10.13 Claudia Böhme: The Making of Swahiliwood

Summer term 2013
02.07.13 Iscah Biwott: Features of Modernism and Post Modernism in the Swahili novel
25.06.13 Michael Kasombo: A little story of final vowel deletion in Ruwund L53
11.06.13 Clarissa Vierke: Beautiful South. On the Swahili Languages in Mozambique
04.06.13 Irina Turner: Businified Political Discourse on the State of the South African Nation: A Dialogue between Presidential Speeches und Newspaper Reports
28.05.13 Daniel Künzler: Transnational collaborations in Kenyan rap music as strategies of cultural entrepreneurs?
14.05.13 Andreas Wetter: Language contact in Argobba
30.04.13 Samuel Ndogo: Narrating the self and nation in post-colonial autobiography writings from Kenya
23.04.13 Alain Ricard: From Fekisi to Segilola: The novel as a new genre?

Winter term 2012/2013
05.02.13 Said Khamis: Creative Writing and Linguistic Knowledge
22.01.13 Klaudia Dombrowsky-Hahn: Tone in Syer, a Senufo Language of Burkina Faso (Gur)
08.01.13 Rucarda de Haas: Spoken Word goes digital. Aesthetics in Performance and New Media in Harare (Zimbabwe) and Johannesburg (South Africa)
11.12.12 Dan Omanga: 'Raid at Abbottabad': Editorial Cartoons and the Terrorist Almighty Frame in Kenyan Newspapers
04.12.12 Dr. Buata Malela: Posture controversée et Discours Littéraire. L’écrivain Francophone dans le Dispositif Médiatique
27.11.12 Jean Pierre Boutche: Fulfulde spoken by non ethnic Fulani in the city of Maroua (Northern Cameroon)
13.11.12 Marie-Laure Bonson Kozi: Comparative Description of Northern Bia Languages: Agni, Baule and Anufo

Iscah Biwott: Features of Modernism and Post Modernism in the Swahili novel: Case study of Babu Alipofufuka

Christiana Chimezie: The Meronymy of the Human Body Parts: Igbo as a case study


Gabriele Sommer: African Linguistics and the Issue of Language Diversity - examples from a Southern African Context

Summer term 2012
17.07.12 Crispin Maalu-Bungi: L'engagement dans la littérature écrite en langues congolaises. Le cas de la poésie luba moderne
03.07.12 Lena Kostial: Translating Swahili Novels into German: An Attempt to Outline and Systematize Translatory Peculiarities
26.06.12 Jean Pierre Boutché: Language Contact and Linguistic Change: The Case of Fulfulde Spoken by the Youth in Maroua (Northern Cameroon)
12.06.12 Nina Pawlak: The Notion of SELF in Hausa
05.06.12 Abel Lupapula: Basukuma Greetings as Source for History

Mashaka Henrick Kahindi Ng'waje: A Study on Sukuma and Nyamwezi Traditional Kitchen Utensils: A Taxonomic Approach to their Classification
22.05.12 Afonso Teca: Study of the Verbal Voice in Kizombo (H.16) in a Translation Studies Perspective
08.05.12 Adams Bodomo:
The Structure of Ideophones
24.04.12 Katharina Greven: Language as Identity Marker for Urban Communities as Shown by the Song Texts Tokelezea and Kariobangi South of Abbas Kubaff

Winter term 2011/2012
07.02.12 Kaji (Kyoto), Social-linguistic Situation in Uganda.
24.01.12 Shaban Mayanja The transition from philological to cultural translation: "The Translation Turn" and its role in enhancing intercultural dialogue.
10.01.12 Britta Neumann (Hamburg), "Let' s support our children that they should see spirits" Attitude towards education in public speeches of the chief of Isu.
13.12.11 Jean-Pierre Boutché (Cameroon), From Fulfulde to Ganoore: A structural and sociolinguistic Study of the Fulani Youth-Language as spoken in Cameroon..
06.12.11 Paulo J. Pilar (Brasil), How to characterize a predicative possessive construction (in Bantu): An examination of typological ties to existential, locative and associative constructions..
29.11.11 Abel Lupapula (MA ALS), Terms and divisions of cow body parts in Sukuma- with particular reference to butchers and traditional slaughters.

Henrick Mashaka (MA ALS), The Folk taxonomy of Sukuma traditional kitchen utensils
22.11.11 Katharina Greven (MA ALS), Language as identity marker for different communities in Kenya with particular reference to Swahili and Sheng.
08.11.11 Gastor Mapunda (University of Dar es Salaam), Parents' attitude towards children's use of Kingoni in beginner classes.

Summer term 2011
12.07.11 Christoffel Rudolf Botha (Fort Hare), The implementation of a policy of multilingualism in the South African higher education sector: some of the challenges.
05.07.11 Geoffrey Kitula King’ei (Nairobi), Language provision in Kenya’ new constitution and their impact on Language Policy.
28.06.11 Tiina Sakkos (Bayreuth), Male and female representations in classical Swahili poetry.

Frank Fessler (Bayreuth), Mood in Southern African Bantu languages.
07.06.11 G. Olusola Ajibade (Ile-Ife), Same-sex relationships in YORÙBÁ culture and orature.
31.05.11 Paul Newman (Indiana), Greenberg’s classification of African Languages: An insider’s view of his style, logic, and lasting accomplishments.
10.05.11 Lustina Kyando (Bayreuth), Aptronymic names of characters in Robert’s KUSADIKIKA and Kezilahabi’s KICHWAMAJI.

Genoveva Mbilinyi (Bayreuth), Changes of Swahili Poetry: From prosodic poetry to free verse.

Winter term 2010/2011
01.02.11 Aishatu Iya Ahmed, What about Passive in Hausa and Warji.
25.01.11 Uta Reuster-Jahn (IFEAS Mainz), Sex and relationship advice in the popular press and magazines.
11.01.11 Juliana Macek (USP/BIGSAS), An evolutionary approach to language change based on interactive creations in Sheng (Kenya) and Lugha ya Mitaani (Tanzania).
14.12.10 Dmitri Bondarev (SOAS, London), Converbs in Saharan (old Kanembu, Kanuri, and Beria): Dependancy, Multiple and Single Events.
07.12.10 Tiina Sakkos (MA ALS), Reflections on the interpretation and criticism of utendi wa Mwana Kupona.

Genoveva Mbilinyi (MA ALS), Language and Culture Discourse Convention in Hehe and Kinga Greetings.
30.11.10 Marie-Laure Kozi (BIGSAS), Aspect verbal et negation dans les langues du Bia nord.
23.11.10 Frank Fessler (MA ALS), Working title: Past systems of Bantu languages in southern Africa.

Lustina Kyando (MA ALS), Metaphorical usage of colour terms in Kinga.
09.11.10 Daoda Traore (BIGSAS), Le senar (langue senufo du Burkina Faso): éléments de description et d'influence du dyula véhiculaire dans un contexte de contact de langues.
02.11.10 Magdaline Wafula (BIGSAS), Narration of generational conflicts in Tumaini: a Swahili novel by Clara Momanyi.

Summer term 2010
06.07.10 Sule E. Egya (Berlin), Metonymic Outbursts: A Critique of the Images of Military Despotism in Recent Nigerian Poetry in English.
29.06.10 Eva Rothmaler (Bayreuth), Can we speak of 'converb' in Kanuri?
22.06.10 Edith Bwana (Bayreuth), Establishment and Maintenance of Masculinity in Swahili Poetry.
08.06.10 Pierre Malgoubri (Ouagadougou), Point sur les recherches dialectologique et dialectométrique nuni.
01.06.10 Mimboabe Bakpa (Bayreuth), Nominal classes in Gangam (Koumongou).
11.05.10 Marie Laure Kozi (Bayreuth), Comparative Description of Northern Bia Languages: Agni, Baoulé and Anufo.
04.05.10 Alain Ricard (Berlin), Le Principe d'Asihu - The Taxi Principle.
27.04.10 Natascha Bing (Mainz), Language and Nation in Africa. Monolingual Model in Multilingual Societies. Language and Nation Building in Kenya.

Winter term 2009/2010
09.02.10 Jouni Maho: Comparative Morphosyntax and what it can tell us about the Historical Classification of Bantu Languages
26.01.10 Doris Löhr (Hamburg): How much of discontinuity can a dialect continuum stand? Examples from four Kanembu varieties
12.01.10 Annekie Joubert (Berlin): Memory Embroidered: Craft Art
as Intermedial Space of Expression
22.12.09 Mandy Walker (Bayreuth): Colour terms in Éwé and Kabiyè idioms
08.12.09 Klaudia Dombrowsky-Hahn (Bayreuth): Noun Morphology in Karaboro (Senufo, Gur), a Language Group of Burkina Faso.
01.12.09 Matthias Krings (Mainz): Turning Rice into Pilau. Dubbing Culture in Tanzania
24.11.09 Leo Sibomana (Regensburg): VP-Expansion in Zama
10.11.09 Olajumoke Oyedele (Ile-Ife): An Error Analysis of Written and Oral Texts of Yoruba Students of German in Two Nigerian Universities.
03.11.09 Edith Bwana (Bayreuth): From Zilipendwa to Bongo Fleva: An Analysis of Style

Summer term 2009
14.07.09 Marie-Hélène Gutberlet (Frankfurt), Zerzaust, afrikanisches Kino heute.
30.06.09 Said El-Gheithy (London), Behind the Veil of History: The Life and Writings of Princess Salme bint Said bin Sultan (1844-1924).
23.06.09 André Mangulu Motingea (Kinshasa), Considérations sur la conjugaison périphrastique en bantou: cas des langues du bassin central congolais.
09.06.09 Oyeniyi Okunoye (Bayreuth), Lánréwájú Adépòjù and the Making of Modern Yorùbá Poetry.
26.05.09 Austin Bukenya (Uganda), Proverbial Depth: a Semiotic Approach.
19.05.09 Judith Böhm und Gabriele Sommer (Bayreuth), Anredeverhalten in afrikanischen Sprachen am Beispiel medialer Inszenierungen im Zulu, Bambara und Swahili.
12.05.09 Maria Schubert (Bayreuth), Fahrzeuge und Transportmittel in Nigeria. Eine kognitiv-semantische Untersuchung.
05.05.09 Henrike Stühring (Bayreuth), Temperature Terms in African Languages.
29.04.09 Elisabeth Reber (Anglistik, Potsdam), Affektgeladene Rezipientensignale in der sprachlichen Interaktion: Lautobjekte im Englischen.
28.04.09 Laré Kantchoa (Kara, Togo), Vers la disparition des classes nominales en moba?

Winter term 2008/2009
27.01.09 Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst (Köln): Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit – Ausstellungen als Medium der Wissenschaftskommunikation
20.01.09 Gratien G. ATINDOGBÉ (Köln): Pronoun serialisation in Kamtok (Pidgin English):the syntax-semantic interface
13.01.09 Lutz Diegner (Berlin): Expert Interviews as a Method of Research in African Language Literatures.
09.12.08 Mimboa Bakpa (Bayreuth): Arbeitstitel: Le parler Gangam de Koumongou -description en relation au Gangam de Gando et les langues Gurma
02.12.08 Marie-Laure Kozi (Bayreuth): Arbeitstitel: Baule, Anyi, Anufo - un groupe Tano.
25.11.08 Said Khamis (Bayreuth): The Notion of Standard Swahili in Swahili Literature
11.11.08 Baba Mai Bello (Bayreuth / Maiduguri): Language, Ethnicity and the Intergenerational Contiuity in North-eastern Nigeria
04.11.08 Eva Rothmaler (Bayreuth): Auswirkungen von Globalisierung auf die Ernährung im Tschadseegebiet
14.10.08 Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer: Klassensprachen im Zentralen "Adamawa".
Voko, Koma- und Veregruppe

Summer term 2008
08.07.08 Flora Veit-Wild (Berlin): Zimbolicious? The Creative Potential od Linguistic Innovation : The case of Shona-English in Zimbabwe.
01.07.08 Naomi L. Shitemi (Kenya): The Language Issue in Kenya's constitutional review processes.
24.06.08 Manfred von Roncador (Bayreuth): Remarks on noun-classes in Oti-Volta.
10.06.08 Philip Jaggar (London): In situ wh-expressions and in situ focus in Hausa (Chadic): another feature we completely overlooked!
03.06.08 Pierre Malgoubri (Ouagadougou/Bayreuth): Conséquences d'un phénomène de contact de langues : Le Zaoore?
27.05.08 Bassey Antia (Maiduguri / Bielefeld): Corpora and Language Technologies: Strategic Management Options for African Higher Education.
06.05.08 Gudrun Miehe (Bayreuth): Zum Adjektiv im Cerma.
22.04.08 Gratien Atindogbe (Köln/Buea (Kamerun)): Ablaut/Umlaut in Bantu languages of Zone A.

Winter term 2007/2008
05.02.08 Doris Löhr (Leipzig): Redezugwechsel (turntaking) in Kanuri.
29.01.08 Christian Rapold (Zürich): Typologische Rara und Rarissima im Benchnon (Omotisch).
15.01.08 Lutz Diegner (Köln): Expert Interviews as a Method of Research in African Languages Literatures.
08.01.08 Helma Pasch (Köln): Competing scripts.
11.12.07 Henning Schreiber (Frankfurt): Variation und Diffusion: soziolinguistische Aspekte des Sprachwandels im Nord-Samo (Ost-Mande).
04.12.07 Angelika Jakobi (Bayreuth): Semantics and Syntax of Motion Verbs in Beria (Saharan).
27.11.07 Shahrokh Raei (Göttingen): Die afrikanische Minderheit und ihr Besessenheitsritual Zar im Südiran.
13.11.07 Eric Anchimbe (Bayreuth): Mutual cross-fertilisation between Cameroonian languages and English.

Summer term 2007
10.07.07 Klaudia Dombrowsky-Hahn (Bayreuth): Semantik und Syntax von Bewegungsvorgängen im Senufo und Mande.
03.07.07 Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer (Marburg): Sprachwandel durch Kontakt. Veränderungen in der Morphologie des Bogong in Ghana.
19.06.07 Uwe Seibert (Dillenburg): "Weblog, Wiki, Podcast, etc. Welche Möglichkeiten bietet das Web 2.0 für Afrikanisten?"
12.06.07 Oumarou Bukari (Bayreuth): De la pluralité des manifestations d'une function connective: cas du marqueur de discourse 'to' dans le Songhay-Zerma.
05.06.07 Michael Gromov (Moskau): Swahili literature in the beginning of the new century.
22.05.07 Robert Oduori (Moi University, Eldoret / Kenia): Contextualizing Discourse (English in Kenya): A Critical Analysis.
15.05.07 Claude Rilly (Paris): Le rayonnement de Méroé en Afrique noire: quelques pistes.

Winter term 2006/2007
06.02.07 Abubakar Girei (Maiduguri): Progress in research on Fulfulde dialects in Nigeria.
30.01.07 Manfred von Roncador (Bayreuth): Adjektive in Oti-Volta-Sprachen.
12.12.06 Said Khamis (Bayreuth): The Power of 'Strangeness' in the New Swahili Novel.
05.12.06 Kitula King'ei (Nairobi): The Theme of Nationalism in East Africa's Popular Swahili Songs (150-200): A Tentantive Research Proposal.
28.11.06 Norbert Nikièma (Ouagadougou): Topicalisation et focalisation en moore.
14.11.06 Karsten Brunk (Bayreuth): Kartographie afrikanischer Sprachen und linguistischer Merkmale mittels eines geographischen Informationssystems (GIS).
31.10.06 Pierre Malgoubri (Ouagadougou/Bayreuth): Nasales et nasalisation dans deux dialectes moore: le sare et le dialecte du centre.

Summer term 2006
25.07.06 George Olusola Ajibade (Ile-Ife): Women Voice in Women Lore: The Yorùbá Nuptial Poetry as a Pivotal for Group Solidarity.
04.07.06 Jeff Opland (Leipzig): The newspaper as empowering medium of Xhosa Literature: The case of Nontsizi Mgqwelho.
27.06.06 Holger Tröbs (Bayreuth): Feldforschungsbericht zum Samogo, Nord-West-Mande.
31.05.06 Paulette Roulon-Doko (Paris): Les parties du corps et l'expression de l'espace.
30.05.06 Loic-Michel Perrin (Paris): De la nature épistémologique des invariants sémantiques et cognitifs - le cas des marqueurs diggante et ci du Wolof.
23.05.06 William Mkufya (Dar es Salaam): Atheism in the Swahili Novel.
16.05.06 Balarabe Zulyadaini (Maiduguri/Bayreuth): Is Sokoto a poetic dialect?
02.05.06 Nina Pawlak (Warschau): Conceptual metaphors within the domain of 'speaking' in Hausa.

Winter term 2005/2006
07.02.06 Carmen Eickhoff-Klouvy (Bayreuth): Typische Buschtaxis, moderne Unterhosen und falsche Zelte. Zur Wortfeldtheorie im Mina.
30.01.06 Tatiana Krychkova (Moskau/Frankfurt): European loanwords in Amharic and Oromo: comparative analysis.
24.01.06 Anne Storch (Köln): Geistersprachen: Geheimsprachen und Sprachtheorie in Afrika.
10.01.06 Alena Rettová (Prag/Bayreuth): The search of the future. Linguistic arguments in African Philosophy.
02.12.05 Jens Peter Laut (Freiburg): Die Afrikanistik und ihre Rolle in der türkischen Sprachreform: Ist die Afrikanistik schuld an der türkischen Sonnensprachtheorie?
25.10.05 Pierre Malgoubri (Ouagadougou): Le yaadre des immigrés (yaadse)de Ouagadougou.

Summer term 2005
12.07.05 Mfuwa Ndonga (Luanda, Angola): Les langues nationales dans le système éducatif en Angola: bilan et perspectives.
05.07.05 Angelika Jakobi (Bayreuth): Ergativ-Strukturen im Beria (Saharanisch).
28.06.05 Said Khamis (Bayreuth): The Language of the New Swahili Novel.
14.06.05 Holger Tröbs (Bayreuth): Postpositionen als Quelle für Prädikatsmarkierer im Manding.
07.06.05 Stefan Elders (Bayreuth): Feldforschungsbericht zum Teen und Loma.
31.05.05 Thilo Schadeberg (Leiden, Niederlande): Zur Verbalstruktur des Ebang (Heiban, Kordofanian, Sudan).
24.05.05 Sa'idu B. Ahmad (Kano, Nigeria): The Construction of Hausa Identity in Tales.
26.04.05 Ibrahim Maina Waziri (Maiduguri, Nigeria): The Significance of Onomastics (Toponyms, Anthroponyms and Hydronyms) in Understanding Bole Oral Traditions of Origin and Interpreting the Migratory Processes.

Winter term 2004/2005
08.02.05 Thomas Geider (Köln/Frankfurt): East Africas's Oral and Written Literatures in the Discussion about World Literature: Theoretical Constellations - Literary Specimens.
01.02.05 Monika Sokol (Bayreuth): Blackness - Afrikanizität - Alterität: Zur Rekontextualisierung und Reprofilierung eines zentralen Elements im globalisierten Hip Hop.
11.01.05 David Massamba (Dar-es-Salam): New findings on the origin of Swahili.
14.12.04 Abubakar Girei (Maiduguri): A survey of some selected Fulfulde dialects of Nigeria.
07.12.04 Sandra Bornand (Lausanne): Der Erzähler in der mündlichen Literatur: das Beispiel der Zarma Erzählung (Niger).
30.11.04 Robert Nicolai (Nizza): Typologie des charactéristiques aréales de l'espace songhay mandé.
23.11.04 Brigitte Nedellec (Bayreuth): Eigenschaftskonzepte im Nateni.
16.11.04 Clarissa Dittemer (Bayreuth): Utendi wa Haudaji. Analyse eines bisher unveröffentlichten Swahili-Epos.
02.11.04 Crispin Maalu-Bungi (Kinshasa): Histoire événementielle à travers les chansons populaires Luba.
26.10.04 Gudrun Miehe (Bayreuth): Besonderheiten im Nominalklassensystem des Cerma-Curama (Gur).

Summer term 2004
13.07.04 Pierre Malgoubri (Ouagadougou): La situation du moore dans les centres urbains: le cas de la ville de Ouagadougou.
06.07.04 Ahmed Bio Nigan (Cotonou): Signe et message pour une étude sémiologique de l'annonce du deuil chez les batombu.
22.06.04 Ratisbonne Kumugo (Kinshasa): La dérivation et les sous-catégories verbales du ngbaka.
08.06.04 Rotimi Badejo (Maiduguri): Reflections on the language situation in Africa.
25.05.04 Anette Volk (Bayreuth): Lexikalische Vergleiche: Kuschitisch-Omotisch (Projektbericht).
11.05.04 Stefan Elders (Bayreuth): Kulango/Teen (Gur-Projektbericht).
04.05.04 Norbert Nikiema (Ouagadougou): Serial verb constructions in Moore.

Winter term 2003/2004
10.02.04 Gudrun Miehe (Bayreuth): Zur nominalen Klassifikation in Plateau- und Gursprachen.
03.02.04 Klaudia Dombrowsky-Hahn (Bayreuth): Negation im Kar.
20.01.04 Clarissa Dittemer (Bayreuth): Zum Liongo-Kanon.
13.01.04 Kerstin Winkelmann (Bayreuth): Negation in Gursprachen.
02.12.03 Brigitte Reineke (Berlin): Fokus in Gur- und Kwasprachen.
25.11.03 Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer (Bayreuth): Nord Volta-Congo Sprachen im südlichen Tschadbecken.
11.11.03 Stefan Elders (Bayreuth): Bericht über den Workshop: SPOVX Reihenfolgen an der Rudgers Univ., New Brunswick im Juni 2003.
04.11.03 Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer (Bayreuth): Komposita mit -bi- in Gurunsisprachen.
28.10.03 E. Apia N'Guessan (z.Zt. Bayreuth): Système vocalique de l'abe (langue lagunaire, Côte d'Ivoire).

Summer term 2003
08.07.03 Sayane Gouroubera: Sur le système verbal du baatonum.
01.07.03 Yuliya Suyetina (Moskau): Die analytischen Konstruktionen im Hausa.
24.06.03 Jan Leysen (Bayreuth): The poetics of Swahili hiphop.
03.06.03 Eva Rothmaler (Bayreuth): Toponyme in Borno.
13.05.03 Anette Volk (Bayreuth): Proto-kuschitische Rekonstruktionen: Probleme des Vergleichs.
06.05.03 Henry Tourneux (Paris): L'argument linguistique chez les historiens africains afrocentristes.
29.04.03 Joe McIntyre (Hamburg): Metaphor and Metonymy in Hausa: with Special Reference to their Role in Verbal Compounds.

Winter term 2002/2003
28.01.03 Ursula Drolc (Köln/Bayreuth): Das Konsonantensystem des Proto-Cangin.
14.01.03 Frank Kammerzell (Göttingen): Napatanisch, Meroitisch, Nubisch. Zur frühesten Verschriftung afrikanischer Sprachen außerhalb Ägyptens.
07.01.03 Ralf Großerhode (Bayreuth): Was macht Pflanzen ähnlich? Pflanzenbezeichnungen im Swahili.
03.12.02 Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst (Köln): Raum und Umwelt bei den Beja.
26.11.02 Saidu B. Ahmad (Berlin): Hausa Tales from Oral to Multi-Media.
12.11.02 Jean Philippe Zouogbo (Straßburg): Die Tierwelt in der Phraseologie des Bété mit Illustrationen aus dem Deutschen.
05.11.02 Ursula Drolc (Köln/Bayreuth): Nominalklassensysteme in Cangin-Sprachen (Senegal). Ein Vergleich.
29.10.02 Keith Snider (SIL Kanada): Noun class systems in Guang languages.
22.10.02 Manfred von Roncador (Bayreuth): Safalba Noun Classes.

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