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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Proceedings of the Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS 28 Conference proceedings, mixed)
* Agbayani: Generalized Pied-Piping and Island Effects * Anagnostopoulou, Iatradou, Izvorski: On the Morpho-Syntax of the Perfect and How it Relates to its Meaning * Authier: When Syntax Overrules Semantics * Boskovic: LF Movement and the Minimalist Program * Buckley: Integrity and Correspondence in Manam Double Reduplication * Causley: Variable Markedness and Fixed Hierarchies * Cho: A New Analysis of Korean Inalienable Possession Constructions * Davis & Matthewson: Determiners, Finiteness, and the Entity/Event Distinction * Davis & Toretta: An Optimality-Theoretic Account of Compensatory Lengthening and Geminate Throwback in Trukese * Ernst: The Scopal Basis of Adverb Licensing * Harley & Noyer: Mixed Nominalizations, Short Verb Movement and Object Shift in English * Izvorski: Non-Indicative Wh-complements of Possessive and Existential Predicates * Karimi & Lobeck: Specificty Effects in English and Persian * Karvonen and Sherman: Opacity in Icelandic: A Sympathy Account * Kural: Passives Without Argument Incorporation * Law: A Unified Analysis of P-Stranding in Romance and Germanic * Lechner: Phrasal Comparatives and DP-Structure * Massar & Gerken: Abstract Output: An Optimality Theoretic Analysis of Children's Omissions from Prosodically Complex Structures* McGinnis: Locality and Inert Case * Meinunger: A Monoclausal Structure for (Pseudo-) cleft Sentences * Nakamura: Global Issues * Ota: The Emergence of the Unmarked in Early Prosodic Structure * Reuland: Structureal Conditions on Chains and Binding * Rooryck and Vanden Wyngaerd: The Self as Other: A Minimalist Approach to Zich and Zichzelf in Dutch * Di Sciullo and Tenny: Modification, Event Structure and the Word/Phrase Assymetry* Shaer: Adverbials, Functional Structure and Restrictiveness * Sharvit: Possessive Wh-Expressions and Reconstruction * Silverman: Alveolar Stops in American English, and the nature of allophony * Simpson: VP-final modals and Pied Piping in S.E. Asian * Stepanov: On Wh-Fronting in Russian * Tesar: Using the Mutual Inconsistency of Structural Descriptions to Overcome Ambiguity in Language Learning. * Wu: Topic, Floating uantifiers and Partitivity *