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Mr Zvinashe Mamvura

PhD candidate (UNISA), MA African languages and literarure (UZ), BA Hons Shona (UZ)

Research interests: Onomastics, Socio – linguistics, language planning and policy and cultural studies

1.Mberi, N. E., Z. Mamvura and A. Masowa 2011. Sociolinguistic Aspects of Linguistic Innovation in the Chihwindi Linguistic Code, Occasional paper No. 68, CASAS: Cape Town.

2.Mamvura, Z. and P. Kufakunesu 2011 Functional Linguistic Choices in Informal Cross Border Trade in Johannesburg, South Africa: An Africana Womanist Exegesis’  (pp85-96) in Re-discoursing African Womanhood in the search for sustainable       Renaissance: African Womanhood in Multi-disciplinary Approaches, edited by       Muwati, I. et. al, Harare: College Press (pp85-96)

3.Mamvura, Z. and P. Mashiri: 2009 ‘Fishers of Men: Persuasive Strategies inCommuter Omnibus Discourse in Harare’ in Zambezia, vol.36, nos.i/ii (pp114-  130)

4.Masowa, A. and Z. Mamvura 2012 The African Philosophy of Development as expressed in             Shona Proverbs, The Zimbabwe International Journal of Languages and Culture    (ZIJLC), vol. 2 (3).

5.Mamvura, Z., Masowa, A., and. Gopo, T.L. Children’s Rights not a New Phenomenon in Africa: A comparative Analysis of Children’s Rights as Depicted in Selected Shona/Ndebele            Folktales and the Children’s Rights in the United Nations Conventions, Chapter 18 in          Javangwe, G and Chirisa, I (eds) 2013. Navigating the Contours of African Childhood           Experiences: Multidisciplinary Perspectives.   Cambridge, Academica Press LLC. Cambridge, 399-425.

6.Mamvura, Z. 2013. Nhoroondo yemanyorerwo eChiShona. In Mamvura, Z., Gondo, K. T.,Zirobwa, C. and Mufore, P. ChiShona          Chidzidzodzamu, Diploma in Education             (Primary) Open and Distance Learning:         Department of Teacher Education,     University of Zimbabwe: 22-68.

7.Mamvura, Z. 2013. Nhurikidzwa yezvizita. In Mamvura, Z., Gondo, K. T., Zirobwa, C. and  Mufore, P. ChiShona Chidzidzodzamu, Diploma in Education (Primary) Open and             Distance Learning:      Department of Teacher Education, University of Zimbabwe:    

           69-105.

8.Mamvura, Z. 2013. Nhurikidzwa yezviito. In Mamvura, Z., Gondo, K. T., Zirobwa, C. and  Mufore, P. ChiShona Chidzidzodzamu, Diploma in Education (Primary) Open and Distance Learning:         Department of Teacher Education, University of Zimbabwe:   107-135.

9.Mamvura, Z. 2013. Nhurikidzwa yenyaudzosingwi, Mazitaumbiridzwa nezviitogama. In Mamvura, Z., Gondo, K. T., Zirobwa, C. and Mufore, P. ChiShona Chidzidzodzamu, Diploma in Education (Primary) Open and Distance Learning: Department of Teacher Education, University of Zimbabwe: 136-161.

10.Mamvura, Z. 2013. Tsika nemagariro evaShona. In Mamvura, Z., Gondo, K. T., Zirobwa, C. and Mufore, P. ChiShona Chidzidzodzamu, Diploma in Education (Primary) Open and Distance Learning:             Department of Teacher Education, University of Zimbabwe: 163-191.

Mr. K. Han’ombe

LECTURER

Mr. K. Han’ombe, 14063
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BA (Ed), MA Linguistic Science
Research Interests: Morphology, Phonetics and Phonology, Syntax, General Linguistics, Onomastics

Mr. Tawengwa Gwekerere

MA African Languages and literature (UZ), BA Hons. Shona (UZ)

Research interest: African literature and culture, Afrocentricity, Afrotriumphalism, Black liberation thought, Pan- Africanism, African Renaissance studies

List of Publications: 27/05/2014

Books

  1. T. Gwekwerere (co-edited with I. Muhwati, Z. Gambahaya & R. Magosvongwe). 2012. Rediscoursing African Womanhood in the Search for Sustainable Renaissance: Africana Womanism in Multi-disciplinary Approaches. Harare: College Press.

Chapters in Books

1. Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Ruby Magosvongwe & Michael Mazuru).    

2012. An Analysis of the Africana Womanist Emphasis on Self-naming and Self-   definition. In Rediscoursing African Womanhood in Search of Sustainable Renaissance: Africana Womanism in Multi-disciplinary Approaches. Edited by I. Muwati, Z. Gambahaya, T. Gwekwerere & R. Magosvongwe. Harare: College Press. 101 – 113.

  1. Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Itai Muwati & Fainos Mangena). 2012. Manipulating Religious Songs in Electoral Politics: The Case of Zimbabwe’s 2008 Harmonised Elections. In Religion and Politics During Zimbabwe’s Crisis. Edited by E. Chitando & I. Mandaza. Harare: Sapes Trust. 199 – 209.  

ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED AND ACCREDITED JOURNALS

1.Tavengwa Gwekwerere. 2013. The African Diaspora in Continental African Struggles for Freedom: Implications on the Teaching of African Renaissance Literature. Southern African Journal of African Languages. South African Journal of African Languages. 34 (1).

2.Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Ruby Magosvongwe & Abner Nyamende). 2013. Black Zimbabwean Women and ‘Jambanja’ in Eric Harrison’s Jambanja (2006). South African Journal of African Languages. 33 (2): 125–132.

3.Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Rethabile Possa and Abner Nyamende)2013. The African Cultural Grounding and Historical Provenance of the Afrotriumphalist Perspective. Southern African Journal for Folklore Studies.

4.Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Gift Mheta). 2012. The Afrotriumphalist      Commitment to Life in Freedom and Dignity in Trans-Atlantic African Literature.       South African Journal of African Languages. 32 (2): 195–206.

5.Tavengwa Gwekwerere (c0-authored with Itai Muwati & Zifikile Gambahaya). 2011 Africana Womanism and African Proverbs: Theoretical Grounding of Mothering/Motherhood in Shona and Ndebele Cultural Discourse. The Western Journal of Black Studies. 35 (1): 1 – 8.

6.   Tavengwa Gwekwerere. 2010. From Nat Turner to Molefi Kete Asante: Reading the  European Intellectual Indictment of the Afrocentric Conception of Reality. Journal of Black Studies. 41 (1): 108 – 126.

Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Itai Muwati & Zifikile Gambahaya). 2010. Children’s Literature, Child Engineering and the Search for an Ennobling Gender Paradigm. Zimbabwe Journal of Education Research. 22 (2): 202 – 214.

7.Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Itai Muwati, Zifikile Gambahaya & Ruby Magosvongwe). 2010. The Management of Ethnic Diversity in Zimbabwean Literature: An Analysis of Selected Novels in Ndebele and Shona. Zambezia: Journal of Humanities. Special Issue: 1 – 15.

8.Tavengwa Gwekwerere (co-authored with Itai Muwati & Zifikile Gambahaya). 2007. Remembrances of the Sociology of Nationalism: The Family in Zimbabwe’s Early 1980s Liberation War Novel Across Languages. Zambezia: Journal of Humanities. 34 (1): 38 -57.

Ms Lickel Ndebele

LECTURER

Ms Lickel Ndebele

MA African language and literature (UZ), BA Hons. Ndebele (UZ)

Research interests: Oral literature, African philosophy and cultural studies

 

Publications

  1. A philosophical analysis of the nexus between conceptions of time and Worldview:The Ndebele/Shona example. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences (USA) 2013.Volume 13 issue 6 p21-28.
  2. Matambirofa, F. (2013) “The Folktale: A Description of Language, Imagery and Mnemonics in Children’s Ngano in Traditional Shona Society” in Journal of Children’s Literature, (1)1, pp50-61.

Ms Sanelisiwe Sayi

LECTURER

Ms Sanelisiwe Sayi

MA African language and literarture (UZ), BA Hons Ndebele (UZ)

Research Interests: Lexicography, Literature in indigenous languages

 

Publications

  1. Ndlovu, E. & Sayi. S. 2010. The Treatment of Polysemy and Homonymy in Monolingual General-Purpose Dictionaries with Special Reference to Isichazamazwi SesiNdebeleLexikos, 20: AFRILEX series 20:2010: 351 – 370.

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