Linguistics and English Language

Language in context seminar

Speaker: Rebecca Bayeck (Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture)

Title: Embedded & Embodied language in Songo board gameplay

Abstract: Songo is a board game played by the Ekang/Fang ethnic group in Central/West Africa, which potential for learning and literacies is still underexplored. Interestingly, emerging research shows that Songo is a space for literacies and learning. In this presentation, Dr Rebecca Y. Bayeck, discusses the multimodal and situated discourses in Songo board gameplay.

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Jan 15 2021 -

Language in context seminar

2021-01-15: Embedded & Embodied language in Songo board gameplay

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