Frau Prof. Margarida M. T. Petter

Einladende Institution: Dr. Manfred von Roncador
Aufenthalt: 01. Juni 2010 - 29. Juli 2010
Heimatuni: University of Sao Paulo (Brasilien)
Informationen zur Person: Margarida Petter is a Full Professor at the Department of Linguistics of the University of São Paulo. She teaches on General and African Linguistics. She has done her M.A. at the Université Nationale de Côte D'Ivoire in 1984. In 1992 she defended her PhD at the University of São Paulo on “A construção do significado de fàni ‘pano e vestuário’ em diula” and in 2008 her Habilitation “Variedades linguísticas em contato: português angolano, português brasileiro e português moçambicano” was accepted at the University of São Paulo. She is the head of a Study Group on African Linguistics – GELA. Her publications focus mainly on the lexicon and contact linguistics (African languages and the varieties of Portuguese spoken in Angola, Brazil and Mozambique).

Guest lectures:

    • “African Languages in Brazil”, Thursday, 17 June 2010 von 4 – 6 p.m. in room S 17 in the GSP-building (Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 3, side wing of „Musikwissenschaft“)


    • “Portuguese in contact in Angola, Brazil and Mozambique”, 20 July 2010, 18 c. t., GW I, Room S 124