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The making of meaning in Africa : Word, Image and Sound

URN to cite this document: urn:nbn:de:bvb:703-opus4-12673

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Ndi Shang, Gilbert ; Omanga, Duncan ; Stasik, Michael ; Firsching, Henrike ; Chepngetich-Omanga, Pamela ; Ngatigwa, Francis ; Djialla Mellie, Diderot:
The making of meaning in Africa : Word, Image and Sound.
ed.: Omanga, Duncan ; Ndi Shang, Gilbert
Bayreuth , 2013 . - 155 S. P. - (Bayreuth African Studies Working Papers ; 10 )

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Abstract

The Making of Meaning in Africa; Word, Image and Sound Duncan Omanga and Gilbert Ndi Shang The present collection addresses the intricate ways in which events, processes and phenomena are apprehended and reproduced in Africa by graduate students at BIGSAS. Inasmuch as the contributions fall under the gamut of media, literary, linguistic and translation studies, they are all underlined by an investigative quest for the understanding of meaning making processes in Africa. The papers in this volume therefore attempt to offer a glimpse into some of these processes of meaning making in the continent.

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Item Type: Book / Monograph
Additional notes (visible to public): Gleichzeitig: BIGSAS Working Papers 3/2013
Keywords: Meinungsbildung; Kenya; Sierra Leone; Swahili; Gewalt; Africa; bible translation; editorial cartoons; popular music; self-representation
DDC Subjects: 300 Social sciences
Institutions of the University: Graduate Schools > BIGSAS
Graduate Schools
Language: English
Originates at UBT: Yes
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:703-opus4-12673
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2014 14:48
Last Modified: 05 May 2014 10:09
URI: https://epub.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/134

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