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.
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1: The Near and Middle East
This is the second revised edition of the first up-to-date, and complete
grammar of Egyptian Aramaic as presented in texts of Egyptian provenance
dating from the middle of the first millennium B.C.E. and as edited by B.
Porten and A. Yardeni in their Textbook of Aramaic Documents from Ancient
Egypt (Jerusalem, 1986-1999). The grammar covers not only the phonology and
morphology, but contains a substantial section on morphosyntax and syntax.
It is a descriptive grammar enriched with the expert knowledge and
familiarity of one of the co-authors with the contents and background of
the texts in question. It is meant to replace P. Leander's Laut- und
Formenlehre des Ägyptisch-Aramäischen (1928), but also supplements it
substantially, because it had no syntax. Due to the utmost importance and
interest of these ancient texts, this grammar is a vade mecum for every
Aramaist, Semitist and Historian in the field.