This Special Issue of Ghana Journal of Linguistics is a collection of fourteen (14) papers presented at the 1st African Pragmatics Conference hosted by the School of Languages, University of Ghana, Legon on February 6-7, 2020. The conference brought together a wide range of scholars, researchers, and students from around the globe who discussed scientific research touching on political and health discourse, pragmatics and literature, pragmatics in gender and religion, computer-mediated communication from the perspective of African languages.
We would like to thank the organisers of the conference, participants, and reviewers for making this publication a reality.
Ọbádélé Kambon (Editor-in-Chief; University of Ghana)
Reginald Akuoko Duah (Co-Editor, University of Ghana)
E. Kweku Osam (Consulting Editor; University of Ghana)
Gordon S. Adika (University of Ghana)
Nana Aba A. Amfo (University of Ghana)
Jemima A. Anderson (University of Ghana)
Charles O. Marfo (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology)
Emmanuel N. Abakah (University of Education, Winneba, Ghana)
Felix Ameka (Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands)
Thomas Bearth (University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland)
Paul Kerswill (University of York, York, UK)
D. D. Kuupole (University of Cape Coast, Ghana)
Gudrun Miehe (Bayreuth Universität, Germany)
Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele (University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria)
John Singler (New York University, USA)
Kwesi Yankah (Minister of Tertiary Education, Central University)
Contact the Editorial Office:
GJL is managed by Ọbádélé Kambon (Editor-in-Chief) and Reginald Akuoko Duah (Co-Editor)
Mailing address: P.O. Box LG 1149, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is owned and published by the Linguistics Association of Ghana.
© Linguistics Association of Ghana, 2021.