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.
Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA)
This proceedings contains 46 papers and posters presented at the 2nd
Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America
(GALANA), which was held August 17-19, 2006, in Montreal. The authors
examine first and second language acquisition issues in a large number of
languages. The papers focus on the acquisition of syntax, semantics,
phonology, and morphology. The complete table of contents is available at
http://www.lingref.com/cpp/galana/2/ along with abstracts and the full
papers in PDF format.
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imprint of Cascadilla Press. All proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
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