Publisher:

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN RESEARCHERS AND REVIEWERS

Sources of Support:

Sale of hard copies and subscription

Open Access Policy:

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

General:

Focus and Scope

LALIGENS is a peer-reviewed journal by International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is published three times a year. Three topical issues are to be addressed by this journal – language, literature and gender with the following sub-headings among others:

  • the relationship between language and development and offers a specific proposal for addressing issues of language policy and planning in Africa and elsewhere in the world
  • the extinction and survival of many African languages
  • the role of foreign languages in African context
  • issues of gender portrayal in language and literature
  • all about feminism
  • the relationship between language and gender
  • Gender-related linguistic properties such as referential terms, word formations, syntactic structures, semantic connotations, social gender and idiomatic expressions.
  • Literature related topics among others 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

EDITOR –IN- CHIEF   
PROF. ALEXANDER RAJU
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,
BAHIR DAR UNIVERSITY, ETHIOPIA.
dr.alexanderraju@yahoo.co.in

CO-EDITOR-CHIEF    
PROF CLEMENT O. O. KOLAWOLE, Ph.D.
Professor, Language Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Department of Teacher Education
Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan,
Oyo State, Nigeria

EDITORS

Prof Al Mtenje                       
Director, Consultancy Bureau, Chancellor College, University of Malawi, P. O. Box 280, Zomba, Malawi
E-mail: almtenje@googlemail.com

Prof. Djarangar Djita Issa      
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences,
University of Ndjamena, Chad
Tel. (+235) 66 22 26 81

Prof Obed Anizoba                
Department of Linguistics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

Prof Lazarus M. Miti             
Language Rights Fellow, 1st Floor, President Place, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa
E-mail: LazarusM@osisa.org

Dr Finex Ndhlovu                  
Senior Lecturer in Applied Language Education, Faculty of Education, University of Fort Hare, East London 5200, South Africa;
E-mail: fndhlovu@ufh.ac.za
Tel: +27 43 7047261

Prof. Adenike Akinjobi            
Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
E-mail: nikejob@yahoo.com

Prof. Nesther Nachafiya Alu            
Department of English, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria nestherta@yahoo.com

Ms. Angeline Masowa Department of African Languages and Literature, University of Zimbabwe
angeline.masowa@gmail.com

Dr. Julia Devardhi                              
School of Foreign Language Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Haramaya University, Ethiopia
E-mail: devardhi.julia@gmail.com

Dr. Nneka Umera-Okeke            
Department of English Studies, University of Port Harcourt
East/West Road, Choba-Port Harcourt
Rivers State, Nigeria
mail@afrrevjo.net; jafrrev@yahoo.com

Dr. Justina C. Anyadiegwu            
Department of English,
Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe,
Anambra State, Nigeria
E-mail: eschrisken@yahoo.com

Sources of Support

Sale of hard copies and subscription

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2227-5460
print ISSN: 2225-8604