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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