Prof. Dr. Said Khamis A.M.

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-3598 (phone)

+49 (0) 921 55-3641 (fax)

Email: khamis@uni-bayreuth.de


Research interests

Taarab and globalisation, Swahili novel, oral literature

Geographical Area

East Africa


Literatures in African Languages

Academic Vita

since 1997

Professor of Literature in African Languages, University of Bayreuth

1993-1997

Visiting Professor for Swahili-linguistics, literature and culture, University of Foreign Studies, Osaka

1989-1990

Head of Department and Senior lecturer, Swahili linguistics and literature, Department of Kiswahili, University of Nairobi

1987-1989

Head of Department and Senior lecturer, Swahili linguistics and literature, Department of Swahili, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

1985-1987

Lecturer, Director and Researcher, Institute of Swahili and Foreign Languages, Zanzibar

1985

PhD in Leipzig

 

Studies in Dar es salaam

Memberships and functions in academic organisations

2000-2005

Member of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB/FK 560 "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences"

Publications

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