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 8: Uralic & Central Asian Studies
Evidence of old Georgian, the only written language in the South Caucasian
family for many centuries, presents us with a unique source of knowledge
for this region; history, law, religion. This dictionary of old-Georgian by
Professors Fähnrich and Sardshweladse (†) fills a long-felt hiatus and
opens up for the first time the lexicon of its first seven centuries, viz.
the 4th to the 11th centuries A.D. The explanatory language is German. All
old Georgian words and word meanings are accompanied by ample evidence from
the texts themselves, the result of painstaking research over many decades.
A must for specialists in the region, its language and history.