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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Men Talk draws on rich conversational material from a wide range of contexts to illuminate our understanding of men and masculinities at the turn of the millennium.
- Draws on rich conversational material to illuminate our understanding of men and masculinities at the turn of the millennium.
- Collects data from a wide range of conversations, including garage mechanics on a break, carpenters at the pub after work, and university academics chatting after hours.
- Focuses on stories, which occur within all-male conversations.
- Makes a distinctive contribution to our understanding of the intersection of language and masculinity.