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
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
Volume 2 of Prague Linguistic Circle Papers together with Volume 1 of the series, constitutes a single whole, reviving the classical series of Travaux du Cercle linguistique de Prague which was of great importance in the development of European structural linguistics in the 1930s. In the present volume, nine Czech and eight non-Czech linguists present new ideas in various domains --from basic properties of the system of language to discourse types and to history of linguistics in the 20th century. Also discussed are fundamental issues of structural linguistics, quantitative linguistics, sentence and discourse patterns, phonology, graphemics and the lexicon.