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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The Nuer who have received their name from their neighbours, the Dinkas,
Shilluks and Arabs, live in several separate sections in the Anglo-Egyptian
Sudan, and partly in Western Abyssinia. The Nuers belong to the Nilotic group.
The materials for this work were collected during a stay in Khartoum and on
Doleib Hill, a mission station. The study contains sections on sounds, parts of
speech, short sentences, and a vocabulary (Re-edition; originally published
1912 in Berlin: MSOS XV, III Abt.: 84-150, written in English).