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Doctoral defence for Joseph Avodo Avodo

22 June Joseph Avodo Avodo will defend his thesis on politeness in Cameroonese classrooms.

We are pleased to inform that Joseph Avodo Avodo’s PhD thesis has been accepted for defence. The defence consists of two parts — trial lecture and oral defence.

Trial lecture

Time: Thursday 21 June, at 16.30. Duration 45 minutes.

Place: Auditorium A, Sydneshaugen skole.

Given topic: "Didactique du français et pédagogie dans le contexte camerounais"

Defence

Time: Friday 22 June, 09.30–approx. 13.00.

Place: Auditorium A, Sydneshaugen skole.

Title of the thesis: "La politesse linguistique dans la relation interlocutive en classe: des enjeux de faces aux enjeux opératoires. Une analyse pragmatico-discursive des interactions en classe de langue"

Opponents

First opponent: Professor  Musanji Ngalasso-Mwatha, Université Michel de Montaigne.

Second opponent: Professor Coco Norén, Uppsala Universitet.

The committee is headed by associate professor Myriam Coco, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.

The defence will be chaired by associate professor Harald Ulland, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.