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.
This project makes available for the first time the entire corpus of
lectures by a writer whose thought and method influenced a generation of
sociologists and sociolinguists. Originally published as two volumes, this
comprehensive single-volume edition contains the complete lectures,
beginning with the lectures delivered at UCLA, from Fall 1964 through
Spring 1968. Sacks explores a great variety of topics, but two key issues
emerge: rules of conversational sequencing, and membership categorization
devices. The lectures culminate in the extensive and formal explication of
turn-taking delivered in Fall 1967.