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: LFG 96, Multi-dictionary search tool
We are pleased to announce tha|
PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1996 LFG CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS
is now available as an online publication of CSLI Publications. To
view and/or download the proceedings access the CSLI Publications home
Choose the "Proceedings ON-LINE" link and then the "LFG 1" link.
It is our hope that future proceedings, including those of LFG 97 to
be held at UCSD in June, will also be available via CSLI Publications
(the form of the proceedings may differ in the future, however).
Miriam Butt and Tracy Holloway King
(editors, LFG 96)