Dr Elias Malete
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
African Languages
Address
9B 302
AFRICAN LANGUAGES
IB 21
UFS
Telephone
051 4012178
Office
Flippie Groenewoud Building: Block B 302
Information

Short CV

Senior Lecturer, Department of African Languages, University of the Free State

318 Flippie Groenewound Building,Faculty of Humanities, Bloemfontein,9300

maleteen@ufs.ac.za

EDUCATION

  • D.Litt. in Sesotho Syntax, Stellenbosch University, March 2001
  • M.A. in Sesotho Syntax, Stellenbosch University, March 1996
  • B.A. Hons in Sesotho Linguistics& Literature, University of the North,1992
  • B.A. General Degree with Sesotho, Geography & Bible Studies, UNIN, 1990
  • STDTeachers Diploma in Biology & Bible Studies, Tshiya College, 1985

TEACHING FOCUS

Syntax , Morphology , Oral Literature, Historical Linguistics in Sesotho

ACADEMIC POSITION

Senior Lecturer: Sesotho Syntax

POSTGRADUATE TEACHING

Honours Programme in Sesotho Syntax and Morphology

POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION

Honours research essays

Masters theses and PhD dissertations

Postgraduate External Examiner, (Masters and Doctoral theses)

 

ADMINISTRATATIVE POSITIONS

Head of School: African Languages and Literature (1997 – 1998), (2001 to 2003)

Programme Head: Faculty of Humanities (2003 to 2006 March) UFS

(Head of five academic departments: Sesotho, English, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology with regard to their administration and management.)

Assistant to the Campus Principal [Academic]:  2005 to 2006

Responsible for the following faculties:Humanities, Economics & Management Scieces; Natural Sciences and Agriculture and School of Education Managing: 1.Student Academic Services: [Examinations, Registration Graduations] 2.Financial Aid; 3.Library Services and 4. Research Committee

Campus Principal: Qwaqwa Campus of UFS [ 2007 – 2012] Contract appointment

Responsible for the general management of the campus: Academia, administration, student affairs, physical resources; strategic communication; staff development and community service projects. Serving in the following UFS governance structures:

  1. University Council: Serve on advisory capacity
  2. Executive Committee of Senate (ECS): Full member

Responsible for the strategic management of the UFS with regard to focus areas, key success factors, academic support services and portfolios.

  1. University Management Committee (UMC): Full member

Responsible for the strategic management of the UFS with regard to focus areas, key success factors, academic support services and portfolios.

SERVICE POSITIONS

Collaborator, Team member $ Vice Chairperson: Sesotho Terminology List Project (Science: grade 1-6) at the University Free State (2003); Sesotho Terminology List Project ( Mathematics :2001 – 2002); Sesotho Terminology List Project ( Parliamentary Terms: 2005) and Sesotho Terminology list Project ( Information, Communication and Technology: 2005)

Author:  Sesotho Grammar Learner Books and Teacher’s Guides (Shutter and Shooter)

Chairperson: Sesotho National Language Body : 2003 - 2007

Member: Pan South African Language Board 2008 – 2011

Chairperson: Pan South African Language Board 2010 – 2011

PAPERS PRESENTED AT CONFERENCES

  • [ 15 – 17 July 1998 ]:Poetry in Basotho Accordion Music: Their themes and Socialsignificance
  • (11 – 12 May 2001)Subject Negation in Sesotho Matrix Clauses – Minimalist Approach
  • 11 – 14 July 2001) Syntax and Morphology of the Negative morpheme /ha/ in Sesotho
  • (4 – 5 July 2001).: Subject Negation in Sesotho Subordinate Clauses
  • (6 – 12 July 2003). Focus Structure in Sesotho Negative Sentences. Semantic Analysis
  • 3-5 July 2006): Poetry in Sesotho Accordion Music
  • ( 09 -11 July 2007. The Syntax & Morphology of the Negative Morpheme [sa] in Sesotho
  • [11 – 14 January 2008] The Syntax & Morphology of the Negative Morpheme [se] in Sesotho
  • [ 7 – 9 July 2008] Object Negation in Sesotho
  • 12 – 15 July 2010. Negation of adjuncts in Sesotho

 ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS

  • The Syntax and Morphology of the Negative Morpheme /ha/ in Sesotho: Vol. 23 No 3 S.A. Southern African Journal ofAfrican Languages [ pp 26 – 36 ] 2003
  • Subject Negation in Sesotho subordinate clauses. Vol. 23No 4.Southern AfricanJournal of African Languages. [ pp 189 – 198 ] 2003
  • The Syntax and Morphology of the Negative Morpheme /sa/ in Sesotho. Vol.2, No.2.Macrolinguistics. [pp. 105 – 126] 2008
  • Negation of the object in Sesotho. Vol.3, No.3. Macrolinguistics. [pp. 67 – 83] 2009
  • Negation of adjuncts in Sesotho. Chapter in Linguistic Studies in Human Language: Negation of adjuncts in Sesotho.(pp 35 - 54) 2013

MEMBERSHIP IN ACADEMIC SOCIETIES & ASSOCIATIONS

  • SAFOS (South African Folklore Society)
  • ALASA (African Languages Association of Southern Africa)
  • Metjodi Writers Association [Phuthaditjhaba]
  • MoabaSesotho NationalWriters Association
  • ATINER: Academic Member of the Literature,Languages & Linguistics Research Unit

 

 

 

 

 


FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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