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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Selected Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
African Languages and Linguistics in Broad Perspectives
This volume contains 26 papers selected from the 35th Annual Conference on
African Linguistics (ACAL 35), which was held at Harvard University in
2004. The theme of the conference, "African Languages and Linguistics in
Broad Perspective," was an open invitation to go beyond traditional
linguistic theorizing and to discuss issues of greater sociolinguistic and
cultural meaning, outside of Africa as well as on the continent. The
selected papers of this volume represent a broad range of papers selected
for their significance, breadth of coverage, and depth of analysis, written
by scholars from around the globe. The complete table of contents is
available at http://www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/35/index.html along with
abstracts and the actual papers in PDF format.
This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at lingref.com.