Welcome

Dr. Derek Nurse

Professor Emeritus
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Henrietta Harvey Research Professor

  • Office SN3063 or SN3050G
  • Phone (709) 864-2117
  • Fax (709) 864-4000
  • Email- dnurse@mun.ca

Mailing Address

Department of Linguistics
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NF
Canada A1B 3X9

Research Interests (in approximate chronological order)

  • historical linguistics
  • comparative linguistics
  • Swahili
  • ethnolinguistics
  • Bantu languages
  • East African languages
  • historical Swahili
  • language change
  • language contact
  • typology
  • Niger-Congo
  • tense and aspect in Bantu languages