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.
The contributions brought together in this volume represent the state-of-the-art in the study of determiners, which finds itself in the intersection of such fields as theoretical linguistics, computational linguistics, and logic. The articles provide original viewpoints on determination, and bring new perspectives to classic problems. They concern mainly French, but also a large set of other European languages. They center on the lexical properties of determiners in combinations. The reported research is essentially contrastive and oriented to translation and applied technological issues.
Contributions by: Clara Abrudeanu; Razeq Afzali, Jean-Pierre Desclés et Anca Pascu; Jean-Claude Anscombre; Margarita Alonso; Xavier Blanco; Andrée Borillo; Pierre-André Buvet; Sylviane Cardey et Peter Greenfield; Dolors Catalú et Matías Mellado; Nelly Flaux; Zoé Gavriilidou; Maurice Gross; Georges Kleiber; Lucien Kupferman; Denis Le Pesant; Claude Muller; Denis Paillard; Dieter Seelbach; Francis Tollis; Harald Ulland.