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.
Narrativität als Begriff [Narrativity as a Concept]
Analysen und Anwendungsbeispiele zwischen philologischer und anthropologischer Orientierung
The term 'narrativity' has gained considerable currency. But what does it
actually mean? This is the question considered in the articles by linguists,
media scholars, psychologists and other specialist academics that are compiled
in this volume. They reveal the diversity of ways in which this term is used and
describe various methods of delineation. The results indicate that narrativity is
an umbrella term with a content that ranges from a philological (structure
related) orientation to an anthropological (interpretation related) orientation.