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BATIBO, H. M.

Professor, Ph.D.

B.A (with Ed.) (Dar-es-salaam), M.A, Ph.D. (Sorbonne – Paris)

Office:  239/207

Telephone:  355 2638

Email: batibohm@mopipi.ub.bw

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Phonology
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Tonology
  • Morphology
  • Historical and comparative linguistics


 

 


KEZILAHABI, E.

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

B.A University of East Africa (Dar-es-salaam), M.A. University of Dar-es-salaam, M.A., Ph.D. (UW - Madison)

Office:  217/104

Telephone:  355 -2623

Email: kezilaha@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • African Philosophy and the Problem of Literary Interpretation (Ph.D. 1985)
  • The concept of the Hero in African Literature (M.A, 1980)

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Creative Writing
  • Poetics
  • Literary criticism
  • African philosophical thought

 

 

 


 LUKUSA, S. T. M.

Associate Professor, Ph.D. (Graduate Studies Coordinator)

Licence (Lubumbashi), Agrege de l'E.M.D.S, Dip. T.E.S.O.L (Manchester, UK) M.A. & Ph.D. (Lancaster. UK)

Office:  239/205

Telephone:  3552652

Email: lukusast@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • An Autosegmental Approach to ─îilubà Nominal and Verbal Tonology (Ph.D. 1993)
  •  An Autosegmental Treatment of Tone in ─îilubà Main Verbs (M.A, 1987)

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Language Documentation
  • Computational linguistics
  • Research methodology
  • Theoretical linguistics
  • Phonology
  • Morphosyntax

 

 

 


NHLEKISANA, R. O. B.

Senior Lecturer, (Head of Department),

DSE (UBS) BA (UB) MA (Wisconsin), Ph.D. (Indiana)

Office:  239/201

Telephone:  3552623

Email: nhlekisana@mopipi.ub.bw


 



 KARI, E.E.

Senior Lecturer, PhD

BA, M.A. (Port Harcourt), Ph.D. (Tokyo)

Office:  253/018

Telephone:  355 4113

Email: ethelbert.kari@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • Clitics in Degema: A Meeting Point of Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax (PhD, 2003)
  • The Structure of the Degema Verb (M.A., 1995)

 Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Morphology
  • Phonology-Morphology-Syntax Interface
  • Degema Linguistics
  • Language Description and Documentation
  • Lexicography


 MOGARA - GABANAMOTSE, B.

Senior Lecturer, PhD

B.A (UB), M.A. (Cornell), PhD (UNISA)

Office: 244k/159

Telephone: 355 4122

Email: gabanab@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • The verb complex in Northern, Central and Southern Khoesan: The case of Ju/’hoansi, Naro and !Xóõ (PhD, 2011)
  • Serial Verbs in NARO (M.A., 2003)

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Khoesan Language Studies
  • Syntax
  • Morphology
  • Phonology
  • Semantics
  • Lexicography


 

 

 

 

 DIKOLE, R. S

Lecturer, Ph.D.

B. A. and CCE (UBS) M.A. (UB)  Ph.D.  (SOAS)

Office:   239/214

Telephone:  3552659

Email: dikolers@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • The Growth and Development of the Setswana Novel  (Ph.D. 2003)
  • A Critical Study of the Tswana Novels of S. J. J. Lebethe, M. T. Mmileng, D. P. Moloto and S. A. Moroke (M.A., 1986)

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Novel
  • Literary Criticism
  • Creative Writing

 

 

 


SELOMA, P. S.

Lecturer, Ph.D.

DSE (UBS); B.A (UB); M.A (UW- Madison); M.A, Ph.D. (UCLA)

Office:  239/211

Telephone:  355 2652

Email: selomap@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • When Women’s Worlds Collide:  A folkloristic Study of Household Work in Botswana (Ph.D. 1998)
  • An Analysis of the Poetry of Praise and Exhortation in Setswana (M.A. 1990)

 Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Oral and Material Folklore and Translation Issues
  • Research Methods and Gender Issues
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Popular Culture and Aesthetics
  • Setswana Novel, Poetry and Short Stories

 

 

 

KOPI,  M. M.

Lecturer, M.A.

B.A and CDE (UBS) M.A. (London)

Office:  239/215

Telephone:  3552660

Email:  kopimm@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • The Syntax of ‘Absolute’ Pronoun in Setswana (M.A, 1993)

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Semantics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 JANIE,  B. L.

Lecturer, M.A

B.A and P.G.D.E (UB), M.A. (London)

Office:  201/51

Telephone: 355 2563

Email: janiebl@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • The Socio-political Contexts of Current Themes in Setswana Oral Poetry (M.A, 1989)

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • African Drama and Performing Arts
  • Poetry
  • Orature

 

 

 

MOLEFHI,  D.

Lecturer,  M.A.

B.A and P.D.G.E (UB), M.A (London)

Office:  217/04

Telephone:  355 2179

Email: maed@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • The Setswana word order (M.A, 1996)

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Syntax
  • Psycholinguistics

 

 


 ITUMELENG, D. K

Lecturer, BA (UB) MA.  (Connecticut, USA)

Office 217/13

Telephone Ext: 355 4922

Email: itumelen@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • Christianity in Africa as Portrayed in Literary Texts: Salvation or Alibi

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Comparative Literary and Cultural studies
  • Gender and Feminist Studies
  • Literary theory and Criticism
  • Translation and African Literature

 

 

  

 

 

MMILA, P.

Lecturer B.A. (UB), M.A. (SUNY – Stony Brook)

Office: ON STUDY LEAVE 

Telephone: 355 4111

Email: mmila@mopipi.ub.bw

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Literature and Translation
  • Performing Arts and Ethnographic Film Production
  • Research Methods

 

 

 

 


MASWABI-MATLHAKU, K.

Lecturer B.A (UB), M.A. (California State University, Northridge)

Office:  244K/154

Telephone:  355 4107

Email:  maswabik@mopipi.ub.bw

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Computational Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Lexicography

 

 
 

 

 

 

Gadilatolwe, N.S. (Mr)

Lecturer, MA

D.S.E (M.C.E.), BEd (UB), M.A. (UB) 

Office:   217/11

Telephone:  3552186

Email: norman.gadilatolwe@mopipi.ub.bw

Dissertation/Thesis

  • The Role of Proverbs in Conflict Resolutions in the Dikgotla: A Comparative Study of the Bangwato and Batswapong People of Botswana

Areas of Specialization and interest

  • Novel
  • Literary Criticism
  • Creative Writing
  • Oral & Popular Culture

 

 

 

 

MOLOI, P

Dip. Business Admin (Technikon North West)

Personal Secretary, ALL

Office:  239/203

Telephone:  355 2650

Email: moloip@mopipi.ub.bw

 

Contact Details :
Block 239 rooms 201 and 203