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.
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This book is for linguists interested in syntax and semantics, syntactic
typology and in South Asian languages. The researchers in the field of
theoretical and theoretically inclined descriptive linguistics have for a
long time felt a need for detailed and clearly presented linguistic
treatments of various syntactic phenomena in South Asian languages.
Clause Structure in South Asian Languages:
- provides a comprehensive overview and covers major aspects of clause
structure in a variety of South Asian languages
- provides detailed analyses of several aspects of phrase structure of many
prominent South Asian languages
- gives theoretically up-to-date treatment of several important issues in
South Asian syntax and semantics
- contains papers by some of the most prominent linguists working on South