Contributors to this Issue
CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ISSUE
A SURVEY OF EXOCENTRIC COMPOUNDS IN THREE KWA LANGUAGES: AKAN, EWE AND GA
Author: Clement Kwamina Insaidoo Appah
Institutional Affiliation: University of Ghana
Current Status: Senior Lecturer
Mailing address: Department of Linguistics, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG61, Accra-Ghana
Phone number: +233 24 747 4745
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Bio Statement: Clement K. I. Appah is a Senior lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Ghana. He holds an MPhil in Linguistics, from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim – Norway and a PhD in Linguistics from Lancaster University in the UK. His research interests include Akan linguistics, serial verb constructions, morphological theory (Construction Morphology), nominalization, compounding, expression of exocentricity and evaluative morphology (diminution). He is also interested in the question of whether we can account for the properties of complex words by looking at those of their constituents and how extra-compositional properties of complex words may be accounted for in morphological theory.
The Syntax and Semantics of Relative Clauses in Kusaal
Author: Hasiyatu Abubakari
Institutional Affiliation: University of Professional Studies, Accra
Current Status: Lecturer
Phone number: +233 502626631
Bio Statement: Hasiyatu Abubakari (PhD) is a Lecturer at the University of Professional Studies, Accra, with specialization in African Languages, Linguistics and Literatures. Her research interests cover both descriptive and theoretical linguistics in areas including Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, and Information Structure. Her research is currently on Kusaal and related Mabia languages.
Conceptual Blending Patterns in Selected Nigerian Television Talk Shows
Author: Ruth Karachi Oji
Institutional Affiliation: Pan-Atlantic University
Current Status: Faculty Member
Mailing address: Pan-Atlantic University, Km. 52, Lekki-Epe Express Way, Ibeju
Phone number: +234 803 469 8904
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Bio Statement: Ruth Karachi Oji has been in the teaching profession for over 20 years. She is a Lecturer at the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria. She teaches English and facilitates training programs in the School's Professional Education Department, where she serves as Course Director. She is also the Managing Editor of Pan-Atlantic University Press. Ruth is interested in communication issues, with focus on media discourse, pragmatics, and critical discourse analysis.
Discourse Intonation Patterns in the Non-Interrogative Utterances of Selected Educated Nigerian Speakers of English
Author: Anthony Olabiyi Adejuwon
Institutional Affiliation: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Current Status: Lecturer
Mailing Address: Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Phone number: +2348037058799
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Bio Statement: Anthony Olabiyi Adejuwon, PhD, is a lecturer with over two decades experience in the Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. His areas of interest include English Phonetics and Phonology, and Applied Linguistics.
BILINGUALISM AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLORS
Author: Adebimpe Adegbite
Institutional Affiliation: Tulane University
Current Status: PhD Fellow
Mailing address: Department of Anthropology; Dinwiddie Hall; Tulane University; New Orleans, LA 70118 US
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Bio Statement: Adebimpe Adegbite is a PhD Fellow in Linguistic Anthropology at Tulane University, USA. He earned his BA in English Language from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and his MA from Syracuse University, USA. He is interested in multiple areas of sociolinguistics, heritage bilingualism, discourse analysis, and language teaching. He enjoys researching Yoruba proverbs, specifically the composition and meaning of the proverbs and how they are efficient tools in teaching children Yoruba language and culture. Adebimpe was once a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant at Florida Memorial University, USA and an ESOL instructor at Syracuse University, USA.
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The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is published by the Linguistics Association of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 61, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
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