Institute to Launch Three New Post Graduate Programmes

 Institute to Launch Three New Post Graduate Programmes

 

   Addis Ababa, July 28, 2001 (ENA)- The Addis Ababa University Institute of Ethiopian

   Language Studies says it has finalized preparations to launch three post graduate

   programmes.

 

   Institute dean, Associate Professor Zerihun Assefaw, said the institute would launch masters

   degree programmes in Ethiopian folklore and literature as well as post graduate diploma

   programme in linguistics and journalism.

 

   The dean was speaking at the opening of the institute's 13th annual conference here

   yesterday.

 

   Zerihun said the country's folklore resources have not yet been properly gathered and

   studied.

 

   The programme in journalism would help produce skilled professionals to the Ethiopian mass

   media, the dean said.

 

   Various study papers on literature, theatrical arts, language and linguistics would be

   presented to the two-day conference.