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: Alfarabi Language Center in Cairo, Egypt
Alfarabi Language Center is a new language center in Heliopolis - Cairo - Egypt. We are offering programs for any one who wants to study Arabic or to get new information about teaching methods for non-natives.
Alfarabi Fehr Shaker
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Arabic Fehr Shaker
1 extention abd al Hamid Badawi - Masakin Sheraton Heliopolis - Cairo - Egypt
Cairo, Cairo 11634