Fridah Katushemererwe

Fridah Katushemererwe is a Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, English Language Studies and Communication Skills (DLEC), School of Languages, Literature and Communication (SLEC), Makerere University, Uganda. She holds a PhD in Language Technology from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Her research interests include morphology, computer aided language learning and natural language processing.

Dr. Florence Ebila

Dr. Florence Ebila teaches in the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University.  She holds a PhD in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin, Madison- USA.  Her research interest is in gender, cultural and conflict studies.  She has done a lot of research on the representation of gender in African women’s autobiographies especially political autobiographies and autobiographies of women in conflict situations.  Her current research is investigating the relationship between autobiography and history.

Innocent Masengo

Innocent Masengo holds a PhD from the Department of African Languages, Makerere University. He is currently a Lecturer in the Department of African Languages, Makerere University. His teaching interests are in translation and interpretation, discourse analysis and phonology. However, his research interests span the wider areas of second and third language acquisition and multilingualism. Currently, he is researching on the status of Kiswahili language as both an acquired and learned language in Uganda.

Allen Asiimwe

Allen Asiimwe holds a PhD in African Languages from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. She is a Lecturer in the department of African Languages Makerere University. Her teaching interests are in the morphology and syntax of Runyakitara languages, specifically how morphology influences the structure and meaning of sentences. Her research Interests generally cover the documentation and analysis of Runyakitara languages and cultures which are currently under studied. Her research contributes to the preservation of indigenous linguistic and cultural knowledge as well as cultural realms

Edgar Fred Nabutanyi

Edgar Fred Nabutanyi holds a PhD from the English Department, Stellenbosch University. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Literature, Makerere University. While his teaching interests are in Children’s Literature, Critical Theory, Practical Criticism, and Media Studies, his research interests converge around issues of public discourses in the public sphere regarding how these channels — fiction and media — are subverted and assimilated by vulnerable and minority subjectivities for self-enunciation.

Edgar Curtis Taylor

Edgar Taylor is a Lecturer in the Department of History, Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Makerere University. He holds a PhD in Anthropology and History from the University of Michigan, an MA in History from Makerere University and a BA in History and African Studies from the University of Toronto. His research examines urban protest, racial politics and institutional life in twentieth-century Uganda.

Sarah Nakijoba

Sarah Nakijoba is a lecturer in the school of languages, literature and communication at Makerere University. She holds an MPhil in Linguistics and a PhD in General Linguistics of Stellenbosch University. Her core research interests include socio-pragmatics, contact linguistics, language education, communication and translation. In her study, she presents linguistics as a strategy in contributing to food security debates and healthy-feeding campaigns in the developing world.

Dominic D.B Makwa

Dominic D.B. Makwa is a lecturer of music in the Department of Performing Arts and Film at Makerere University, Uganda. He teaches courses in ethnomusicology, popular music studies, music archiving, music video production, research methods, data analysis and report writing to both undergraduate and graduate students. He received his PhD (Music) from Stellenbosch University (South Africa).

Dominica Dipio

Dominica Dipio is a full professor of literature and film in the Department of Literature. She is a recipient of several distinguished fellowships and academies such as: Propaganda Fides (Rome), The East African Commonwealth, Fulbright, African Humanities Program (AHP), the Cambridge-Africa Programme for Research Excellence (CAPREx), and the Leadership Academy – HERS-SA. She has published widely and has directed films in her interdisciplinary research interests of literature, film, folklore, popular culture, audience, and gender studies. 

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