Matthias Brenzinger: Our Featured Linguist!
It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
FYI: Survey of speech research, Ling resources on net
Our office has published a report entitled, Survey of Research in|
Japan, which Osamu Fujimura of The Ohio State University authored for
us, based on site visits he made to Japanese labs. The report is
available via the web at:
Hypertext links have been made to the homepages of the Japanese labs
Dr. Fujimura visited.
Should you like a hard copy version of the report, please contact me
Japan Technology Analys
Asia Pacific Technology Program
U.S. Department of Commerce
14th & Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20230
There is a huge new German online dictionary.
At http://www.gmsmuc.de/english you find Langenscheidt's New German
with 220,000 words.
The page also translates German Text to English