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.
"North East Indian Linguistics Volume 3" presents the latest in descriptive
and anthropological linguistic research on the languages of the North East
Indian region. Long acknowledged to be among the culturally and
linguistically richest and most diverse regions of all Asia , North East
India also remains to this day one of the least well-studied and
well-understood. The collection of papers in this volume directly address
this problem by presenting description and analysis of a wide variety of
phonological, syntactic, morphological, sociolinguistic and historical
topics in the study of several languages of the region.
This volume reflects the current state of research in North East Indian
Linguistics on the parts of local, national and international scholars
alike and will be of interest to linguists, anthropologists, and other
social scientists and general readers with an interest in the study,
preservation and appreciation of North East Indian cultural and linguistic