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.
Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science
Morphology is the study of linguistic forms, or rather, of the stems and inflected forms of words. This handbook, containing contributions written in English and German, informs the reader on fundamental concepts and theoretical approaches of the discipline and on morphological structures of diverse languages. It represents the current state of the art in morphology in a comprehensive fashion at a general level and is illustrated with many examples. Priority is given to a thorough explanation of established concepts and insights, complemented, where necessary, by an unbiased report on alternative problem solutions.