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.
Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2006
Selected papers from 'Going Romance', Amsterdam, 7-9 December 2006
The annual conference series ‘Going Romance’ has developed into a major
European discussion forum where ideas about language and linguistics and
about Romance languages in particular are put in an interactive
perspective, giving room to both universality and Romance-internal
variation. The current volume contains a selection of the papers that were
presented at the 20th Going Romance conference, held at the VU University
in Amsterdam in December 2006. The papers in the volume deal with current
issues in phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, and range across a
variety of Romance languages.