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.
L'article «Argot» au fil des dictionnaires depuis le XVIIe siècle
De 1629 à nos jours, les dictionnaires ont consacré au mot argot des articles tributaires de représentations reprises sans réexamen, souvent contradictoires entre elles, voire contredites par les faits. L'auteur en retrace les étapes et propose des pistes pour réétudier ce qui se joue sous la polysémie du terme.
From 1629, and still today, the word argot is explained in dictionaries through a series of definitions which have been repeated over and over again without re-examination. These definitions often contradict each other, and moreover, are often contradicted by fact. The author of this work retraces the steps and suggests certain avenues by which the polysemy of the term can be studied anew.