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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Sprachliches Wissen zwischen Lexikon und Grammatik [Linguistic Knowledge Between Lexicon and Grammar]
De Gruyter Jahrbuch des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache
This volume presents the current linguistic debate on the relationship between
lexicon and grammar and on the status of constructions. It makes reference to
investigations of phenomena relating to valence, argument structure, diatheses,
collocations and phrasemes. Starting from different positions within linguistic
theory, the contributions also reflect the empirical methodologies currently
applied to substantiate basic positions in linguistic theory.