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.
Cognition and Language: A Series in Psycholinguistics
As bilingual individuals enter the educational system and the clinical
landscape, they struggle with intricate, often painful questions of
identity, culture, and assimilation. Professionals working with these
individuals need to complement their knowledge of specific cultural issues
with the psychological processes that all bilingual speakers share. The
Bilingual Mind: Thinking, Feeling, and Speaking in Two Languages fills a
critical gap in the cross-cultural literature by illuminating the bilingual
experience in both its social and clinical contexts.