Victor Manfredi

Visiting Researcher in African Studies
Victor Manfredi
Email: manfredi@bu.edu
Web: http://people.bu.edu/manfredi/
Office address: African Studies Center, 232 Bay State Road,
Boston, MA 02215

AB, Linguistics (combined with Anthropology), Harvard University
PhD, Linguistics and Social Anthropology, Harvard University

Victor Manfredi's research interests include:

  • Comparative grammar and prosody of the Benue‑Kwa languages of the Niger‑Congo family;
  • Indigenous verbal, musical and political cultures of southern Nigeria;
  • (iii) African cultural transmission to the Western Hemisphere;
  • Orthography and typography.