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: New Single Honours Linguistics BA at Brighton
The University of Brighton is pleased to announce a new single honours degree in Linguistics, which will complement our existing joint honours programmes. The degree will run from September 2013.
If you're interested, kindly contact j dot timotijevic at brighton dot ac dot uk. Alternatively, join our Brighton Linguistics group on Facebook. The group is monitored by student ambassadors and staff and we will get back to you asap.
We look forward to hearing from you.