‘The ultimate phonetician’: Ida Ward (1880-1949), pioneering scholar of African linguistics

By Katie Price|January 8, 2016|Uncategorized|0 comments

1932-1937 Lecturer in African Languages – Department of African Studies – SOAS 1937-1948 Head of Department of African Studies – SOAS ‘It is largely through her work and her personality that the African Department of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, has become a world-famous institution in the field of African linguistics. Her name will forever be connected with the study of African languages, and in

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