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.
John Benjamins would like to announce the publication of the following title in the field of Generative Studies:
The Verb in Turkish
Eser Erguvanli Taylan (ed.) Bogazici University
This book is a collection of articles on the properties of the verb in Turkish as the core element of clause structure, by linguists from different parts of the world. Articles present the most recent analyses on the Turkish language carried out in various theoretical orientations within the functional-formal range. The topics researched in the contributions center around properties of verbal inflection as the morphological means to express temporal, aspectual and modal notions, and the implications of these morphological configurations to syntactic theory.
Contributions by: Engin Sezer; Guglielmo Cinque; Gerjan van Schaaik; Eser Erguvanli Taylan; Mine Nakipogli-Demiralp; Asli Göksel; Jaklin Kornfilt; Sumru Ozsoy; Balkis Öztürk; Mine Nakipoglu-Demiralp; A. Sumru Oezsoy.