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.
This book contains updated and substantially revised versions of Angelika
Kratzer's classic papers on modals and conditionals, including 'What "must" and
"can" must and can mean', 'Partition and Revision', 'The Notional Category of
Modality', 'Conditionals', 'An Investigation of the Lumps of Thought', and 'Facts:
Particulars or Information Units?'. The book's contents add up to some of the
most important work on modals and conditionals in particular and on the
semantics-syntax interface more generally. It will be of central interest to
linguists and philosophers of language of all theoretical persuasions.