I am a Professor of African Studies (Chair of African Linguistics and Literatures) at the University of Vienna with the following research expertise:
* African linguistics (African language structures and situations)
* African diasporas / Africa-China Relations / Global African diaspora studies
* Documentation and revitalization of African languages and literatures
* Health humanities (the contribution of humanistic disciplines to health care)
I have broad interests in analyzing current African and global affairs.
Professor (Chair of African Linguistics and Literatures), University of Vienna
Founding Director, Global African Diaspora Studies (GADS), Vienna
President, Federation Internationale des Langues et Litteratures Modernes (FILLM)
Keynote Speech at the Conference on: Language, Literature and Insecurity in West Africa
In March 2022 Adams Bodomo held a Keynote Speech titled “Language, Literature, and Insecurity: issues in Linguistic Pan-Africanism” at the Conference on: Language, Literature and Insecurity in West Africa (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria).
Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS)
In November 2021 Adams Bodomo was inducted as fellow of the GAAS during the Academy’s 2021 Founder’s Week celebration held in Accra. For further information click here.
In February 2022 Adams Bodomo was speaking at the 2022 Inaugural Lecture hosted by the Academy. For further information click here.
Keynote Dagaare Language and Culture Development Conference (September 2021)
Lagos Keynote (August 2021)
Bodomo, A. 2022. Linguistic Pan-Africanism as a Global Future: Reflections on the Language Question in Africa. Galda Verlag, Berlin, Germany. 112 pages.
Ali, M. & Bodomo, A. 2021. Ye Gorogoro Yaa: Dagaare Folktales in Parallel Texts. LIT Verlag, Vienna, 241 pages.
Mark Ali, M., Grimm, S., Bodomo, A. (Ed.) 2021. A dictionary and grammatical sketch of Dagaare (African Language Grammars and Dictionaries 4). Berlin: Language Science Press. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4501694
Bodomo, A.B, Liem, A. L Lin, and BJ Hall. 2020. How African migrants in China cope with barriers to health care. Lancet Public Health Vol 5. Issue 4, PE 192.
Bodomo, A. 2019. Africa-China-Europe relations. Conditions and conditionalities. In: Journal of International Studies 12(4), p. 115-129.
Bodomo, A. & Che, D. 2019. The Globalization of Foreign Investment in Africa. In Comes the Dragon. In: Reconfiguring Trans-Regionalism in the Global South – African Asian Encounters. Rupert, U. & Anthony, R. (eds.). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 61-77 (International Political Economy Series).
Bodomo, A. 2019. A Daagare Pandora’s box: The syntax of verb serialization in an oral literature context. In: The Grammar of Verbs and their Arguments. A Cross-linguistic Perspective. Essegbey, J., Kallulli, D. & Bodomo, A. (eds.). Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, p. 115-149 (Grammatical Analyses of African Languages; vol. 59).
Bodomo, A. 2019. Introduction. In: The Grammar of Verbs and their Arguments. A Cross-linguistic Perspective. Essegbey, J., Kallulli, D. & Bodomo, A. (eds.). Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, p. 11-14 (Grammatical Analyses of African Languages; vol. 59).
Bodomo, A. 2019. Is China colonizing Africa? In: Global Economic Governance and Human Development. Raudino, S. & Poletti, A. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 120-132.