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 Sixth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ichols Vi) (Washington Dc, 9-14 August 1993)
The 32 Papers in this volume, selected from 78 papers read at ICHoLS VI, were contributed by linguistics from 16 countries of Europe, Asia, and the Americas. They are presented in six sections: 1. General Concerns 2. Oriental Linguistics and Related Issues 3. From the Early Middle Ages to the End of the 17th Century 4. On 19th-century European Linguistics 5. On the Verge of Modernity: From the 19th to the 20th Century 6. Contemporary issues Individual topics range from dealing with overriding concerns of linguistic historiography to focusing on specific fields of inquiry within a limited frame and involving a large variety of topical areas. Most of the papers are written in English. The exceptions are one French and two German contributions. Contributors: E. F. K. Koerner; J. E. Joseph; D. Marcondes de Souza Filho; W. K. Percival; S. A. Romaschko; Y. Gruntfest; A. Sunshine; K. Ryding; S. I. Sara, S. J.; E. Hovdhaugen; A. Luhtala; R. H. Robins; M. Breva-Claramonte; M. J. van der Wal; J. Maat; D. A. Kibbee; J. I. Subbiondo; V. V. Belyi; T. C. Christy; B. Hauger; L. Wigdorsky; F. Vonk; J. Noordegraaf; B. Bartschat; E. C. Polom; M. Mackert; B. Nerlich; J. S. Falk; R. Bugarski; F. J. Newmeyer; B. E. Nevin; and S.-do Kim.