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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Historical Linguistics 1993. Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Los Angeles, 16-20 August 1993
This volume contains a selection of papers from the 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics; among them are a few presented at the workshop on Typology and Parameters organized during the conference. The 34 papers discuss a variety of topics, reflecting the latest developments in research in historical linguistics and covering a wide range of languages. Contributions by: Andrew Allen; Gregory S. Anderson; Julie Auger; Laurel Brinton & Dieter Stein; Vit Bubenik; Kate Burridge; Concepcion Company; C. Jac Conradie; Thomas D. Cravens & Luciano Giannelli; Naomi Cull; Andrei Danchev; Bridget Drinka; Richard Epstein; Jadranka Gvozdanovic; Kaoru Horie; Masataka Ishikawa; Bernard Jacquinod; Dieter Kastovsky; Ritva Laury; Leena Lostedt, Silvia Luraghi; Maria Manoliu-Manea; Jaap van Marle; Ana Maria Martins; Chantal Melis; Robert W. Murray; Johanna Nichols; Jairo Nunes; Claudia Parodi; Betty S. Philips; Susan Pintzuk; Pieter van Reenen & Lene Schosler; Elke Ronneberger-Sibold; Nigel Vincent.