Saudah Namyalo

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Name:                        Saudah Namyalo

Gender:                      Female

Occupation:               University Lecturer/Linguist

Nationality:                Ugandan

 

Address:      Department of African Languages, School of languages Literature and Communication

College of Humanities and Social Sciences,

Makerere University, P.O.BOX 7062, Kampala, Uganda

Telephone:   +256754-433604                     E-mail:            Saudahnm@yahoo.com

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND/OR THESES

I have successfully conducted and completed the following research projects as summarised in the table below:

 

Research title

Year

Output

Second language acquisition , a case study of the Batooro learning Luganda as a second  language

 

1998

M.A thesis

Terminological modernisation of Luganda; A case of agricultural terms

1999

PGD Dissertation 

Materials development for Luganda

2006/2007

A corpus of linguistic terms in Luganda

The challenges faced by secretaries in Uganda

2003

A report on the challenges faced by secretaries in Uganda

 

Standardisation  and harmonisation of   Ugandan indigenous languages

2005/2007

Publication of a book entitled A unified Orthography of Eastern Bantu languages and twenty one primers for school children between primary one and seven.

Translation of a book entitled  “Being African’ from English into Luganda

2009/2010

Publication of a  translated  Luganda version of Being Africa

Terminological modernisation of Luganda in the field of linguistics

2005/2009

2010 PhD thesis

The documentation of Lunyara folktales

2012

A handbook of Lunyara folktales

Terminological empowerment of Luganda for the effective dissemination of Health and Nutrition messages.

2013

A glossary of Health and Nutrition terms in Luganda and an inventory of the social-cultural factors that affect the dissemination of Health and nutrition   messages.

The documentation of youth –urban language in Kampala(Luyaaye)

2013

Article on Linguistic strategies in Luyaaye 

A semantic–conceptual approach to the study and formation of linguistic terms in Bantu languages:

                                                    A case of Luganda

 

2011-2012

 A monograph to be published by Makerere University Press

The documentation of the Bark-cloth making: An endangered cultural activity among the Baganda

2013-2014

Annotated corpus in Elan and a handout for Luganda teachers and students

The documentation and description of Luyaaye

2014–2015

3 articles published. 

Focus marking strategies in Luganda

2014

Journal article, The interaction of two focus marking strategies in Luganda

Documentation of Luganda oral literature

2016-2017

In Progress ( A dictionary of Luganda Oral Literature)

A grammar of Luruuli and  bilingual talking dictionary of Luruuli/Lunyara-English dictionary

2016-2019

In progress

 

 

  1. AWARDS  

Dates

Award

Title of research

Outputs

2016-2019

Volkswagen postdoc research in Humanities  (Extremely competitive award for scholars from Sub-Saharan Africa)

A grammar and  bilingual talking dictionary of Luruuli/Lunyara-English dictionary 

In progress

2016-2017

Genographic legacy fund (Extremely competitive award for scholars all over the world)

Documentation of Luganda oral literature

In progress

2014- 2015

Alborada Trust small Grant

(Very competitive award for scholars all over the world)

Focus marking strategies in Luganda

Journal article, The interaction of two focus marking strategies in Luganda

2014–2015

Cambridge-African partnership for Research excellence (CAPREx) (Highly competitive award for scholars from Makerere University and University of Ghana)

The documentation and description of Luyaaye

3 articles, accepted for publication

2013

Endangered Language Documentation Project (ELDP)

(Highly competitive award for scholars all over the world)

The documentation of the art and process of back-cloth making: An endangered cultural activity in Uganda

An audio-video recording of the art and process of bark-cloth making and a text which serves as teaching materials for Luganda teachers and students

2012–2013

DAAD four months Post-doc research stay at Cologne University grant (Highly competitive award for scholars from all over world)

The documentation of Luyaaye

A journal article Linguistic strategies in Luyaaye: Word play and Conscious language manipulation

 2012–2013

Early career award, American Council of Learned Societies under the American Humanities Program (Highly competitive award for scholars from selected African University)

A semantic-conceptual approach to the study and analysis of terms in Bantu languages: A case of Luganda

A monograph in print by Makerere University Press (Accepted and approved for publication)

2012–2013

Endangered Language  small Fund

(Highly competitive award for scholars from all over world)

The documentation of Lunyara legends

An audio-video recording of Lunyara legends, a text and a corpus of 12,000 words

2011–2012

Nurturing the new generation of academics award by Carnegie cooperation

(Highly competitive award for scholars from Makerere University)

Empowering Ugandan indigenous languages for effective dissemination of health and nutrition messages

A handbook of health and nutrition terms in Luganda, a journal article HIV communication in Uganda

2008–2011

PhD in-country Scholarship award by DAAD

(Highly competitive award for scholars from East Central Africa)

Terminological modernization of Luganda in the field of linguistics

A PhD thesis

May–Sept. 2008

DAAD Research Grant at Cologne University

(Highly competitive award for scholars from all over world)

Part of PhD research

Compilation of literature related to my PhD work

2006–2007

Center for Advanced Study of African Societies (CASAS)

Standardization and harmonization of Ugandan indigenous languages of Uganda’s indigenous orthographies

Publication of a book entitled A unified orthography of Eastern Bantu languages and twenty one primers for school children between primary one and seven

2006–2007

Center for Advanced Study of African Societies (CASAS)

Translation of the book “Being African” from English into Luganda by Mandivamba Rukuni

Publication of a translated Luganda version of “Being Africa”

2005–2006

Makerere University Staff Development and Research Grant (Highly competitive award for scholars from Makerere University )

Materials development for effective teaching of Luganda

A corpus of 7000 linguistic terms coined into Luganda

2003–2004

Rockefeller foundation research grant

(Highly competitive award for scholars from Makerere University )

The challenges faced by secretaries in Uganda

Action report submitted to Makerere University and Ministry of Public Service