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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Department of English in Lund: Working Papers in Linguistics Vol 4
The Department of English in Lund: Working Papers in Linguistics is an annual volume produced by the English Department at Lund University in Sweden. Its main aim is to publicize research being carried out by staff and post-graduate students in the department, but we are also pleased to include contributions from members of neighbouring departments and universities. Exchanges with similar publications are welcome. All articles are freely downloadable from the web.
Table of Contents
Hannele Diehl 'I quite fancy this': 'uite' as a degree modifier of verbs in written British English
Henrik Gyllstad Testing L2 Vocabulary: current test formats in English as a L2 used at Swedish universities
Fredrik Heinat A note on the categorization of nominal expressions
Carita Paradis Towards a theory of lexical meaning as ontologies and construals
Philip Shaw A longitudinal corpus of Swedish university students' written English, some problems and some results
Jonathan White Syntactic autonomy and result clauses
University of Lund Working Papers
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