Universität Wien FIND

140225 SE Advances in African Linguistic and Literary Studies (2017S)

Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

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max. 20 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Donnerstag 09.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 16.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 23.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 30.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 06.04. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 04.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 11.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 18.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 01.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 08.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 22.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Donnerstag 29.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

In this advanced seminar course, participants will be given the opportunity to explore in-depth a particular African linguistic phenomenon that has implications for African literary studies and a particular African literary device, tool, or style that derives from African language structures. Examples that come into mind readily are ideophones, proverbs, and idioms. This semester’s course offering focuses on the concept of ideophones, expressions encoding iconicity that are so pervasive in many African languages and that often appear in many African literary works, especially in African poetry, African drama, and general African oral literary practices, such as folksongs and lullabies.
Method: Lectures, guest appearances, discussions, debates seminar presentations by course participants.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Writing a term paper of up to 44.000 characters.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

A basic introductory course in Linguistics is a pre-requisite. Class interaction will be in the form of lectures, student presentations, computer-based electronic communications.

Prüfungsstoff

Literatur

Voeltz, F. K. E and Christa Kilian-Hatz. 2001. Ideophones. John Benjamins
Bodomo, A. B. 2006. The structure of ideophones in African and Asian languages: The case of Dagaare and Cantonese. In John Mugane, John P. Hutchison and Dee a. Worman (eds). Selected Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference on African Linguistics: African Languages and Linguistics in Broad Perspectives, Harvard University. http://www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/35/paper1310.pdf
Mphande, Lupenga. 1992. Ideophones and African Verse. Research in African Literatures, Vol 23, pages 117 - 129. http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/literary-criticism/15515839/ideophones-african-verse

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

SAS.SE.1, SAS.SE.2, SAL.SE.1, SAL.SE.2, AS.SE

Letzte Änderung: Mo 20.03.2017 15:23