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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Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2000
Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 2000, Utrecht, 30 November - 2 December
Arbitrary pronouns are not that indefinite Luis Alonso-Ovalle 1 Wh-questions and Wh-exclamatives - unifying mirror effects Manuela Ambar 15 Impersonal constructions, control and second-order predication Raúl Aranovich 41 Complementizer Deletion in Florentine: the interaction between Merge and Move Gloria Cocchi and Cecilia Poletto 57 Rhematic focus at the left periphery: the case of Romanian Alexandra Cornilescu 77 Multiple focus in European Portuguese: apparent optionality and subject positions João Costa 93 External subjects in two varieties of Portuguese: evidence for a non-unified analysis João Costa and Charlotte Galves 109 Extreme Non-Specificity in Romanian Donka F. Farkas 127 Resultatives: Small Clauses or complex VPs? Raffaella Folli 153 Topic, focus and secondary predication: the French Presentational Relative Construction Knud Lambrecht 171 Intonative structure of focalization in French and Greek David Le Gac and Hi-Yon Yoo 213 Splitting up subject clitic-verb inversion Nicola Munaro 233 Edging uantifiers: on P-Fronting in Western Romance Josep uer 253 Partitive constructions and antisymmetry Petra Sleeman and Ellen-Petra Kester 271 Stress-Focus correspondence in Italian Kriszta Szendroi 287 Definite and Bare Kind-denoting Noun Phrases Roberto Zamparelli 305 Index of languages and dialects 345 Subject Index 347