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A lecture in the teacher training in Côte d'Ivoire
with more than 70 participants (teachers)
Nami Akiyama & Nobutaka Kamei
"La diversité des langues des signes dans le monde et en Afrique"
("The diversity of sign languages in the world and in Africa")
[In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) and French]
(August 25, 2017, Abidjan)
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The new webpages opened: "Research themes" in English/French/Japanese (Aug. 31, 2017) NEW!

A lecture in the teacher training in Côte d'Ivoire
with more than 70 participants (teachers)
Nami Akiyama & Nobutaka Kamei
"La diversité des langues des signes dans le monde et en Afrique"
("The diversity of sign languages in the world and in Africa")
[In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) and French]
(August 25, 2017, Abidjan)
NEW!

A lecture in the Scientific Seminar
of the Swiss Center for Scientific Research in Côte d'Ivoire (CSRS) (in English)
(August 17, 2017, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
NEW!

The 18th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
"World (of) Encounters: The Past, Present and Future of Anthropological Knowledge"
hosted by the Brazilian Association of Anthropology (ABA)
(July 16-20, 2018, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil)
The congress website opened.
NEW!

The 20th International Congress of Linguists (ICL20)
"The Dynamics of Language"
hosted by the Permament International Committee of Linguists (CIPL),
the Linguistics Society of Southern Africa (LSSA) and the University of Cape Town (UCT)
(July 2-6, 2018, the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa)
Abstract submission deadline: August 31, 2017
NEW!

Plenary presentation of the 30th West African Languages Congress (WALC2017)
with about 200 participants (August 1, 2017)
NEW!
[Handout of the plenary presentation] (PDF, in English)

Selected as the speaker of the plenary presentation after the opening ceremony
on the first day of the 30th West African Languages Congress (WALC2017)
(July 18, 2017) NEW!
[The program of the congress is available
on the facebook account of the West African Linguistic Society (WALS/SLAO)]

The next ECAS conference (ECAS8) will be held on June 12-14, 2019
in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK! (June 30, 2017) NEW!
[An announcemnt tweet by CAS Edinburgh]
[An announcement by Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (AEGIS)]

A presentation in the 7th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS7)
(June 30, 2017, University of Basel, Switzerland)
NEW!

Participation in the 7th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS7)
(June 29 - July 1, 2017, University of Basel, Switzerland)
NEW!

The 12th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHAGS XII)
Call for panels / papers
(July 23–27, 2018, the School of Social Sciences,
Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science, Malaysia), Penang, Malaysia)
NEW!

A presentation for the 30th West African Languages Congress (WALC2017)
accepted! (June 1, 2017) NEW!
See you in Winneba, Ghana in July - August 2017!

[West African Linguistic Society (WALS)]

A presentation for the 60th Annual Meeting
of the African Studies Association (ASA) accepted! (May 25, 2017)
See you in Chicago, USA in November 2017!

[African Studies Association (ASA)]

A presentation in the IUAES2017 Inter-Congress
"A new emerging identity of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF):
A legacy and new movements of the Deaf community in West and Central Africa"
in the Session RM-LL04 "Minority language ideologies on the move"
(May 6, 2017, University of Ottawa, Canada)

Participation in the 2017 Inter-Congress
of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
(May 2-7, 2017, University of Ottawa, Canada)

The announcement of the 30th West African Languages Congress (WALC2017)
organized by the West African Linguistic Society (WALS)
(July 31 - August 5, 2017, University of Education, Winneba, Winneba, Effutu, Central Region, Ghana)
The conference theme: "The role of language in the integration and development of West Africa"

The announcement of the 9th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL9)
"African languages in a global world" started
[including the sub-theme "African sign languages"]
(August 23-26, 2018, Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences,
Mohammed V University-Agdal Rabat, Rabat, Morocco)

Visiting Professor of the Educational and Research Unit of Languages, Literatures and Civilizations (UFR LLC),
University of Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d'Ivoire
(collaborative research in the Institute of Applied Linguistics (ILA))
(April 6, 2017 - [October 3, 2017])

My long stay in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire started! (April 6, 2017-)

I was promoted to Professor (April 1, 2017)

I take a sabbatical for one year in the school year 2017-2018
to conduct research outside of Japan (from April 2017 to March 2018)

Special grant for faculty members by the President, Aichi Prefectural University
(long-term overseas researcher) was adopted! (April 1, 2017)
"Descriptive research on sign languages and Deaf communities in French-speaking West Africa"

An article based on the plenary talk in the 8th World Congress of African Linguistics
(WOCAL8, August 2015, Kyoto, Japan) was published! (in English) (March 2017)
Sanogo, Yédê Adama & Nobutaka Kamei. 2017.
Promotion of sign language research by the African Deaf community:
Cases in French-speaking West and Central Africa.
In: Kaji, Shigeki ed. Proceedings of the 8th World Congress of African Linguistics.
Fuchu: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. 411-424.

[Abstract in English] (PDF)
[Abstract in French] (PDF)
[The full text of the article of the version in Japanese is available here]
[The webpage of the 8th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL8)]

Eletcted as the excellent faculty member in the domains of education and research,
Aichi Prefectural University (February 23, 2017)

A presentation for ECAS7 was accepted! (February 10, 2017)
See you in Basel, Switzerland in June-July 2017!

[The 7th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS7)]

A presentation for IUAES Inter-Congress 2017 was accepted! (December 26, 2016)
See you in Ottawa, Canada in May 2017!

[The 2017 Inter-Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)]

A new article published (January 1, 2017) [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2017. "Communication disorders" as a new type of eugenics:
Toward better conversations between cultures
(Hiroyuki Yamato ed. Featured articles "Beyond "communication disorders"").
In: Human mind (Kokoro no kagaku) (Nippon Hyoron sha co., Ltd) 191 (January 2017): 57-63.

How many days do we have before the beginning of the new year 2018?
[Countdown clock par 1/100 second]
(Jan. 1, 2017)

A Happy New Year! (January 1, 2017)

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[Collaborative research]

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Spring/fall semester in 2017-2018

A sabbatical year
(April 2017-Mach 2018).
No classes.

[Classes in the past]



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