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.
Toponimia de España [Toponymy of Spain. Current Status and Research Perspectives]
Written by renowned experts in the field, this book provides a systematic
survey of the current research situation and the need for further research
on the place names of the different regions of Spain. The bilingual
autonomous regions Galicia, Asturias, the Basque Country and Navarra,
Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands are equally covered in the
book, making it an indispensable reference not only for scholars of the
Romance languages and of Basque but also for specialists in other
disciplines such as cartographers, geographers, historians, archeologists, etc.