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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Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics VII. Papers from the Seventh Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
This volume includes ten papers selected from the Seventh Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. For the first time in this series, three of the papers represent experimental studies dealing with Arabic syllable and morphological structure. Four are focused on aspects of agreement in Arabic. The remaining three deal with certain problems in Arabic phonology and discourse. The volume includes contributions by the following:Naomi Bolotin; Ellen Broselow; Marie Huffman, Su-I Chen and Ruohmei Hsieh; Bruce L. Derwing; Dilworth B. Parkinson and Richard A. Beinert; Ahmed Fakhri; Mark S. LeTourneau; Michael L. McOmber; Ibrahim Mohamed and Jamal Ouhalla; Sabah Safi-Stagni; Munther Younes; Wafa Batran Wahba.