Kemmonye Collete Monaka is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Botswana, where she teaches courses in English linguistics and grammar. She has co-authored the first Shekgalagari Grammar: A Descriptive Analysis of the Language and its Vocabulary with Dr Stephen Lukusa. Owen S. Seda teaches Theatre Studies and English Literature in the Department of English, and the Visual and Performing Arts programme at the University of Botswana. He is a former Commonwealth and Fulbright Scholar, and has previously taught at the University of Zimbabwe, Africa University and California State University, Pomona.Sibonile Edith Ellece is Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Botswana. Her research areas include pragmatics; critical discourse analysis; gender and language interface, with a specific focus on gender and language in African contexts; marriage discourses in Botswana; and media discourse.John McAllister is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Botswana. He has worked extensively in southern and eastern Africa as a development communications consultant and was the founding editor of Future Positive, a pioneering magazine for people living with HIV and AIDS in Botswana. He remains keenly interested in the social discourses of the HIV epidemic in Africa and is currently working on a study of aging in the African novel.