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Dr. Doris Löhr

Löhr_Doris Dr. Doris Löhr
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Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies


Academic Degrees

1999

Undergraduate study in African Philology, Social Anthropology, and Pedagogy, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

1992

Magister degree in African Philology, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

1985 – 1991

Doctorate  in African Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt


Professional Background

Since 10/2012Academic Coordinator/Managing Director of the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies, University of Bayreuth
2009 – 2012Research Fellow at the University of Hamburg's Asia-Africa Institute, Joint project DFG-SOAS, "A study of Old Kanembu in Early West African Qur’anic manuscripts and Islamic recitations (Tarjumo) in the light of Kanuri-Kanembu dialects spoken around Lake Chad"
2003 – 2008

Research Associate at the University of Leipzig's Institute of African Studies

1994 – 2002Research Fellow at Goethe University Frankfurt's Institute of African Studies DFG projects in collaborative research centre 286 "Cultural development and language history in the West African savannas"
1992 – 1994Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


Memberships

Since 2016

Member of the central committee, Vereinigung für Afrikastudien in Deutschland (VAD)

Since 2005

Coordinator of the European branch of the Borno Museum Society

Since 2005Associated member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary African Studies (ZIAF), Goethe University Frankfurt
Since 2002Member of the Society for Endangered Languages (GBS)
Since 1997

Member of the Society for Endangered Languages (GBS)

Since 1997Member of the "Həɠya Society for the promotion of Malgwa culture and language", Maiduguri (Nigeria)
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Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies


Regional:

  • Nigeria
  • Niger
  • Chad

Research Topics:

  • Chadic and Saharan languages
  • linguistic concepts of space and time
  • linguistic geography
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Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies


Selected publications

2017

Löhr, Doris; Rothmaler, Eva
Grammaticalized verbal forms in Kanuri/Kanembu
Proceedings of the 7th World Congress of African Linguistics, Buea, 17-21 August 2012. Volume 2
Mankon, Bamenda : Langaa Research & Publishing, 2017. - page 564-591

2012

Bondarev, Dmitry; Löhr, Doris
Die Kanuri/Kanembu-Manuskriptkultur = The Kanuri/Kanembu manuscript culture
in Manuscript Cultures : Newsletter volume 4 (2012) . - page 61-67
http://epub.sub.uni-hamburg.de/epub/volltexte/2015 ...

2011

Löhr, Doris
Bə́lantə́ zə́la átə yáwe "sending an eagle up to water" : Multiword expressions in Malgwa ...
Topics in Chadic Linguistics. Teil VI. Comparative and Descriptive Studies. Papers from the 5th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages. Leipzig, June 10-13, 2009.
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2011. - page 131-143 . - (Chadic Linguistics; 7)

Bondarev, Dmitry; Jaggar, Philip J.; Löhr, Doris; Tijani, Abba Isa
Differential subject marking in Kanuri : agentivity, pragmatics, and split-intransitive
Kanuri, Borno and Beyond : current studies on the Lake Chad Region
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2011. - page 27-57 . - (Topics in Interdisciplinary African Studies; 22)

Löhr, Doris; Rothmaler, Eva; Ziegelmeyer, Georg
Introduction
Kanuri, Borno and Beyond : Current Studies in the Lake Chad Region
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2011 (Topics in Interdisciplinary African Studies; 22)

Löhr, Doris; Rothmaler, Eva; Ziegelmeyer, Georg
Kanuri, Borno and Beyond : Current Studies in the Lake Chad Region
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2011. - VIII, 208 page . - (Topics in Interdisciplinary African Studies; 22)

Topics in Chadic Linguistics. Teil VI. Comparative and Descriptive Studies. Papers from the 5th ...
publ: Löhr, Doris; Awagana, Ari
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2011. - 202 page . - (Chadic Linguistics; 7)

2010

Löhr, Doris
Coding temporal subordination in Malgwa
Aspects of co- and subordination : case Studies from African, Slavonic, and Turkic Languages.
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2010. - page 101-117 . - (Topics in Interdisciplinary African Studies; 18)

2009

Löhr, Doris
Lake Chad and the migratory routes to Borno : a linguistic trail?
Migration et mobilité dans le bassin du lac Tchad : Actes du XIIIe colloque international du Réseau Méga-Tchad, Maroua, 31 octobre-3 novembre 2005
Marseille : IRD Éditions, 2009. - page 665-681 . - (Colloques et séminaires)

Awagana, Ari; Löhr, Doris
Loanwords in Hausa : Results from the Loanword typology project
Topics in Chadic Linguistics. Band V. Papers from the 4th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages, Bayreuth, October 30-31 2007
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2009. - page 37-49 . - (Chadic Linguistics; 6)

Löhr, Doris; Wolff, H. Ekkehard; Awagana, Ari
Loanwords in Kanuri, a Saharan language
Loanwords in the World's Languages : A Comparative Handbook
Berlin : de Gruyter Mouton, 2009. - page 166-190

Löhr, Doris
Reduction of dialectal features in Kanuri as outcome of language contact
When Languages Meet : Language Contact and Change in West Africa
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2009. - page 23-41 . - (Topics in Interdisciplinary African Studies; 13)
https://www.koeppe.de/titel_when-languages-meet

2008

Löhr, Doris; Wolff, H. Ekkehard
Convergence in Saharan and Chadic Tense-Aspect-Systems
in Afrika und Übersee volume 88 (2008) issue 1/2. - page 265-299

Löhr, Doris
Revisiting the aspectual domain in Malgwa (Central Chadic)
Semito-Hamitic Festschrift for A.B. Dolgopolsky & H. Jungraithmayr.
Berlin : Reimer Verlag, 2008. - page 173-185 . - (Sprache und Oralität in Afrika; 24)

2007

Löhr, Doris
Nigerian Kanuri (Sub-)Dialects Reconsidered : a Corpus-based Approach
Advances in Nilo-Saharan Linguistics : Proceedings of 8th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, University of Hamburg, Aug. 22-25, 2001
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2007. - page 165-182 . - (Nilo-Saharan; 22)

Löhr, Doris
Predication focus in Malgwa
Topics in Chadic Linguistics. Band IV. Comparative and Descriptive Studies : Papers from the 3rd Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages, Villejuif, November 24-25, 2005
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2007. - page 87-101 . - (Chadic Linguistics; 5)

2006

Löhr, Doris; Wolff, H. Ekkehard
Encoding Focus in Verbal Morphology : Predication Focus and the "Kanuri Focus Shift"
Papers on Information Structure in African Languages
Berlin : ZAS, 2006. - page 185-209 . - (ZAS Papers in Linguistics; 46)
http://publikationen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/files/310 ...

2004

Mensch und Natur in Westafrika : Ergebnisse aus dem Sonderforschungsbereich 268 "Kulturentwickl ...
publ: Löhr, Doris; Albert, Klaus-Dieter; Neumann, Katharina
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, 2004. - 537 page

Löhr, Doris; Jungraithmayr, Herrmann; Leger, Rudolf
See und Sand – der Tschadsee in Nordost-Nigeria und der Sahel Burkina Fasos. 1. "Westwärts weht ...
Mensch und Natur in Westafrika : Ergebnisse aus dem Sonderforschungsbereich 268 "Kulturentwicklung und Sprachgeschichte im Naturraum Westafrikanische Savanne"
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2004. - page 169-195
doi:10.1002/3527605754 ...

Ibriszimow, Dymitr; Löhr, Doris
Types, patterns and kinds of lexical distribution and their correlation
Tesserae of Borno : in memory of William Seidensticker (1938-1996)
Köln : Köppe, 2004. - page 26-50 . - (Frankfuter afrikanistische Blätter; 16)

2003

Löhr, Doris
Locative-directional verbal extensions and related prepositions in Malgwa
Actes du 3e Congrès Mondial de Linguistique Africaine, Lomé 2000
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2003. - page 189-206

2002

Löhr, Doris
The Malgwa in Maiduguri
From Bulamari to Yerwa to Metropolitan Maiduguri : Interdisciplinary Studies on the Capital of Borno
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2002. - page 127-143 . - (Westafrikanische Studien; 24)

Löhr, Doris
Die Sprache der Malgwa (Nárá Málgwa) : Grammatische Erstbeschreibung einer zentraltschadischen ...
Frankfurt : Peter Lang, 2002. - 336 page . - (Schriften zur Afrikanistik; 6)
https://www.peterlang.com/view/product/37377?rskey ...

2001

Ibriszimow, Dymitr; Kawka, Rupert; Löhr, Doris; Mtaku, Christopher Yusuf; Vogels, Raimund; Waziri, Ibrahim M.
Historical Implications of a Linguistic Environment : Towards a Systemic Approach
Proceedings of the International Symposium 1999
Frankfurt am Main , 2001. - page 179-190 . - (Berichte des Sonderforschungsbereichs 268 "Kulturentwicklung und Sprachgeschichte im Naturraum Westafrikanische Savanne"; 14)

1997

Löhr, Doris
The development of Kanuri orthography from 1854 until the present
Advances in Kanuri scholarship
Köln : Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 1997. - page 77-113 . - (Westafrikanische Studien; 17)

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Dr. Doris Löhr

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