LINGUIST List 25.1790
Apr 18 2014
FYI: Call for Papers:
English and Literary Studies in
Editor for this issue:
Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>
Call for Papers:
English and Literary Studies in Nigeria
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English and Literary Studies in Nigeria: Essays
in Honour of Ayo Banjo
Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo, the longest
serving Vice Chancellor of the University of
Ibadan, will turn 80 on the 2nd of May, 2014.
As a world-acclaimed outstanding scholar of
English, he has impacted the Nigerian English
and literary studies excellently through
milestone contributions that have given
direction to the theory and practice of the
disciplines in Nigeria. In recognition of this
great contribution, the Department of English,
University of Ibadan, is planning a publication
in his honour. This publication, which is
expected to cover his major and aligned areas
of research interest, will address the
following topics/issues (and others considered
to be relevant to English and literary studies
in Nigeria) in theory and practice:
1. History of English in Nigeria.
2. The Banjonian Classification of English in
Nigeria: strengths and weaknesses.
3. Contextual dynamism and Banjonian
4. Variety differentiation in Nigerian
5. The Nigerian national language question and
6. Nigerian English and the question of
7. Current trends in Nigerian English
morphology and syntax.
8. Current trends in Nigerian English lexis and
9. Current trends in Nigerian English
10. Sociolinguistic features of Nigerian
11. Pragmatic features of Nigerian English.
12. Stylistic features of Nigerian English.
13. Lexicography and Nigerian English.
14. The interactions of English and indigenous
15. Generations of Nigerian literary
16. History of Nigerian literature in
17. Adaptations of Nigerian indigenous
languages in Nigerian literature: poetry, drama
18. Manifestations of global literary
traditions in Nigerian literature.
19. Oral tradition forms in Nigerian literary
20. Cultural presence in Nigerian literature:
poetry, drama and prose.
21. English and literary studies in Nigeria:
How far and to where?
Articles, which should be between 5000 and
8000, should be sent electronically to
yahoo.com. The deadline for all
submissions is October 30, 2014.
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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