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 2008
Selected papers from 'Going Romance' Groningen 2008
This volume assembles a significant number of selected papers that were
presented at the 22nd edition of Going Romance, held at the University of
Groningen in December 2008. Though it contains a variety of topics, 'tense,
mood and aspect' is represented most extensively. This volume contains a rich
variety of Romance languages: Cape Verdean, European Portuguese, French,
Italian, Romanian and Spanish. The collection of papers is representative
research carried out nowadays on Romance languages within theoretical
linguistics and shows the vitality of this research.