Maseno University

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Name Lilian Achieng' Magonya
Department Linguistics
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Address: P.O Box 333, Kisumu
Qualification: Ph.D (University of Geneva), DEA (University of Geneva), M.A (Maseno University), B.A (Maseno University)
Ongoing Research: Intercultural Pragmatics and Cognitive Linguistics.
Publications: MagonyaAchiengLilian (2011). “A Cognitivist Approach to Cultural conceptualizations of AIDS”. In the African Students Journal. France: ASRI.

MagonyaAchiengLilian and Peter Matu (2010). “AIDS is caused by invisible insects sent by sorcerers”: A cognitive perspective to the AIDS-witchcraft question in Sub-Saharan Africa. US-China Foreign Language Journal. David Publishing Company. Volume 8, Number 12, December 2010.

MagonyaAchieng’ Lilian (2006) “Anglicisms in the French Print Media”: The case of Amina and Afrique magazines, 2000-2003. In Kange’the, F. (Ed). Research on French Teaching in Eastern Africa. Opportunities and Challenges.  Nairobi: USIU.

MagonyaAchieng’ Lilian and Oloo, Pamela (To Appear). “Experience is the best teacher: A Cognitivist Approach to some African mental representations and implicit assumptions on AIDS and other diseases”. US-China Foreign Language Journal. David Publishing Company.

MagonyaAchiengLilian and Oloo, Pamela (Forthcoming). Unveiling the AIDS metaphors: A Cognitive Linguistic Perspective.