[PLing] Mabia Workshop II: 1-2 Nov. 2017 (African Studies Department, University of Vienna, Austria)

Hasiyatu Abubakari hasiyatu.abubakari at univie.ac.at
Thu Oct 19 16:38:40 CEST 2017

Dear all,
We would like to announce the upcoming Mabia (Gur) Workshop/Conference 
II. Below are the lists of all speakers and their respective topics.

Wednesday Nov. 1
10:00-10:15	Opening/Introduction

10:15-11:00	Adams Bodomo(University of Vienna)
                 Mabia: its etymological genesis, geographical spread, 
and some salient genetic features

11:00-11:45	A. Agoswin Musah, Samuel Alhassan Issah, Samuel Awinkene 
Atintono (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany, University of 
Education, Winneba, Ghana)
                 A comparative study of the pronominal systems of three 
Mabia languages

11:45-12:30	Abdul-Razak Sulemana(MIT,U.S.A)
                 The Existential Construction in Buli

12:30-14:00	Lunch Break

14:00-14:45	Asangba Reginald Taluah (University of Cologne German)
                A Literary Analysis of the Kasena Dirge: Its Nature and 

14:45-15:30	Ababila, James Azure (University of Education, Winneba, 
                 Women in Gurenε Proverbs: implications for the teaching 
and learning of Gurenɛ

15:30-16:15	Samuel Atintono (University of Education, Winneba, Ghana)
                 Documenting Endangered Gurenɛ Oral Genres in Northern 
Ghana: Some Reflections

Thursday Nov. 2
10:15-11:00	Avea Nsoh (University of Education, Winneba, Ghana)
                 A preliminary analysis of the Adverb Class in Farefari

11:00-11:45	Hasiyatu Abubakari (University of Vienna)
                The Verbal System of Kusaal

11:45-12:30	Samuel Alhassan Isaah (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, 
                Morphological Focus Marking in Kasem

12:30-14:00	Lunch Break
14:00-14:45	Martin Kyiileyang (University of Education, Winneba, Ghana)
                 Critical analysis of the narrative language of Dagaaba 

14:45-15:30	Osman Nindow (University of Education, Winneba, Ghana)
                 The Status of the Bilabial Nasal in Dagbani: Coda, Word 
final consonant or Syllabic

15:30-16:15	John R. Rennison (University of Vienna)
                How good a Mabia language is Koromfe? A brief comparison 
of Koromfe and Mòoré

Venue: Department of African Studies, University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 
2, Court 5.1, 1090, Vienna, Austria.
Date 1-2 November, 2017
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm (on both days)
All are invited

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