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.
The Syntax of Sentence and Text: A Festschrift for Frantiek Dane
Published in honour of his 75th birthday, this volume celebrates Dane' international contribution to the development of Prague School functionalism, the theory of functional sentence perspective, discourse studies and semantics. Contributions by: Robert de Beaugrande; Andrej Boguslawski; Alexandr Bondarko; Svetla Cmejrkova, Maria-Elisabeth Conte; Martin Davies; Wolfgang Dressler; Anna Duszak; Nils Erik Enkvist; Jan Firbas; Paul L. Garvin; Roland Harweg; Jana Hoffmanova; Miroslav Komarek; Jirm Kraus; Philip L. Luelsdorff, Eva Machackova; Olga Miillerova, Igor Nemec; Janos Sander Petvfi; Hansjakob Seiler; Sorin Stati; Frantiek ticha; Eugenius Uhlenbeck; Ludmila Uhlirova; Joseph Vachek; Eija Ventola.