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.
Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 4, A Grammar of Kulung
This book is the first description of Kulung, a complex-pronominalising
Kiranti (Tibeto-Burman) language spoken in eastern Nepal. It contains the
phonology, morphology, and syntax as well as sample texts, verbal
paradigms, and a Kulung-English lexicon. The data presented here were
collected during four field trips which the author undertook to Nepal
between 1992 and 1995. This grammar of Kulung is an exhaustive reference
work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology, and linguistic
theory. With financial support of the International Institute for Asian
Studies ( http://www.iias.nl).