Linguistics Association of SADC Universities Conference
Chancellor College
Keynote Speakers

Prof. Lazarus Miti

Prof. Lazarus Miti is a phonologist. He has recently been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of The Eastern University in Chipata, Zambia. He has previously worked as director of The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS) in Cape Town, South Africa where he “coordinated research in the development of the indigenous languages of Africa”.

He has also been a Language Rights Fellow at Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) where he was “responsible for advocating the development and promotion of the indigenous languages of Southern Africa, including Sign Language.”

Among his publications are Language Rights in Southern Africa (2016), The Language of Instruction Question in Malawi (ed) (2015) and A Grammar of Cingoni-Nsenga: A Central Bantu Language Spoken in Zambia (Berkeley Models of Grammars) (2003).