Institut

für

Afrikastudien

Herr Prof. Dr. Rotimi Badejo

 
Einladende Institution: Prof. Dr. Dymitr Ibriszimow, Afrikanistik II
Aufenthalt: 01. Juni 2005 - 31. Juli 2005
Email: badejobr2003@yahoo.co.uk
Heimatuni: University Maiduguri (Nigeria)
Schwerpunkt regional: Westafrika
Forschungsfelder: Linguistik, Semantik, Sprachkontakt
Informationen zur Person: Academic Career


1975
B.A. (Hons.) French, University of Ife, Ile-Ife. Nigeria
1976 - 1981 RM.A., Ph.D. University of Montreal, Canada
1981 Lecturer I, Department of Languages and Linguistics, University of Maiduguri, Borno State. Nigeria
1992 - date Professor, Department of Languages and Linguistics, University of Maiduguri, Borno State. Nigeria
1997 - date Visiting Professorships, University of Bayreuth
2006

Visiting Professor, University of Cologne, Germany

Research
1989 - 1990 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany) Research Fellowship (Yoruba, Kanuri and Bura)
1990 - 1994 Experimental phonetic research on Yoruba (University of Cologne, Germany).
2002 - 2005 Member of the project: Linguistic Innovation and Conceptual Change in West Africa. (University of Vienna, Austrian Science Fund)
2003-2004 Coordinator of the project: Phonetic Documentation of Languages of Borno State (funded by University of Maiduguri)
2006 Experimental Phonetic Research on Yoruba (University of Cologne, Germany)
2007-2010 Member of the project: Dynamics of Language Change in Northeastern Nigeria. (University of Vienna, Austrian Science Fund)

Project related recent publications

2000.
On the language of advertising in Nigeria. In Ajulo, S.A. and Festschrift Committee (eds.) Language in Education and Society, Maiduguri: Faculty of Arts Occasional Publication No. 16, pp. 386-395.

2000.
with S. Mohammed. An Ethnolinguistic Perspective of Bura System of Naming. Maiduguri Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies, Vol.2, pp. 61-70.

2001.
The Humanities and National Development. Badejo, B.R., Joel Dada and James Abah (eds.) Faculty of Arts Occasional Publication Series, University of Maiduguri.

2002.
with Maryam Goni-Askira. An Analysis of the Translation of News Broadcasts from English into Hausa and Kanuri in Borno State Electronic Media. Maiduguri Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies, Vol.4, No. I, pp. 90-101.
2002.


Current Topics in the Humanities. Badejo, B.R., Joel Dada and James Abah (eds.) Faculty of Arts Occasional Publication Series, University of Maiduguri.

2007.
The dynamics of Yoruba-English contact in Nigeria. In: Language Contact and Change in West Africa - The Question of Areality and Genealogy. Norbert Cyffer, Robert Nicolaï & Petr Zima (eds.) (forthcoming)