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
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Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics
Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Volume XXI: Provo, Utah, March 2007
This volume contains a selection of reviewed and revised papers from the
twenty-first Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, which was held on
March 2-3, 2007, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The papers in
this volume deal with a variety of topics in Arabic linguistics with a
notable number of them emphasizing pragmatic aspects. The papers here
included place a high value on the presentation of authentic data and
explore different approaches in their analysis.