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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Extragrammatical and Marginal Morphology
Papers from the Workshop held in Vienna, 15 February 1996
This volume is a collection of papers presented at a workshop on
"Extragrammatical and Marginal Morphology" held in Vienna in February 1996.
It brings together authors from different theoretical backgrounds, spanning
from Natural Morphology to lexicography and OT. The topics addressed
include, besides a general introduction to the concepts of extragrammatical
and marginal morphology, a close-up study of phenomena such as blends, the
make-up of trade names in different languages, and the morphological
structure of toponyms.
Contents: Wolfgang U. Dressler: Extragrammatical vs. marginal morphology;
Bernard Fradin: Combining forms, blends and related phenomena; Outi Bat-El:
The grammaticality of "extragrammatical" morphology; Elke
Ronneberger-Sibold: Creative competence at work: the creation of partial
motivation in German trade names; Anna M. Thornton: On -ex and -tex;
Damaris Nübling: The semiotic and morphological structure of German
toponyms. Different strategies for indicating propriality.