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.
Les spécialistes en «sciences du texte» réunis ici s'interrogent sur la pertinence à aborder en termes esthétiques des textes antérieurs à l'avènement de la notion d'esthétique. Parallèlement, ils évaluent la capacité de leurs disciplines à appréhender la littérarité de cette littérature d'avant la littérature.
The specialists in “the science of the text” reunited here debate the pertinence of applying aesthetic terms to texts which predate the notion of aesthetics. At the same time, they evaluate the ability of their discipline to grasp the literariness of this literature before literature.