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
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Papers from the GSAS/Dudley House Workshop on Light Verbs
Table of Contents: Conor uinn, Claire Bowern and Gulsat Aygen Preface v Miriam Butt The Light Verb Jungle 1 Ruixi (Ressy) Ai Eventuality in Terms of Richer and More Rigid Light Verb Syntax: Some Evidence from Chinese 51 Jong-Sup Jun The Locality Mismatch in the Light Verb Construction in Korean and Hindi 77 Kentaro Nakatani Cyclic Interpretation in Verbal Complexes in Japanese 95 Claire Bowern How light are North Australian 'light verbs'? 123 Aniko Csirmaz Restructuring Predicates in Hungarian 151 Balkiz Ozturk Complex Predicates in Turkish 171
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