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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Penn Working Papers in Linguistics is pleased to announce that PWPL 8.1, "Proceedings of the 25th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium", is now available.
ANNE ABEILLE, LIONEL CLEMENT AND ALEXANDRA KINYON. The TALANA treebank for French.
DOMINIKA BARAN. English loanwords in Polish and the question of gender assignment.
SABRINA BENDJABALLAH AND MARTIN HAIDEN. Templatic inflection in German.
WI-VUN TAIFFALO CHIUNG. Tone change in Taiwanese: Age and geographic factors.
SHUKI COHEN. A computerized scale for monitoring levels of agreement during a conversation.
PAOLA ESCUDERO AND PAUL BOERSMA. Modelling the perceptual development of phonological contrasts with Optimality Theory and the Gradual Learning Algorithm.
ANDREA GUALMINI, SIMONA MACIUKAITE AND STEPHEN CRAIN. Children's insensitivity to contrastive stress in sentences with 'only'.
NORBERT HORNSTEIN AND HIROHISA KIGUCHI. PRO Gate and movement
JOO-PHIL KIM. t-Palatalization and hypercorrection in the Korean central dialect.
MARIANA LAMBOVA. On the interaction multiple (non) wh-fronting and multiple topicalization in Bulgarian.
REIKO MAKINO. Pragmatic analysis of Japanese koto and no.
BRIAN D. MCHUGH. Sonority sequencing and optimal syllable structure in one Philadelphian's polysyllabic /ae/-tensing pattern.
GEORGE SMITH. On the distribution of the genitive attribute and its prepositional counterpart in Modern Standard German.
GIANLUCA STORTO. Agreement in Masai and the syntax of possessive DPs (I).
MEGHAN SUMNER. A psycholinguistic approach to abstractness: The case of Hebrew.
YAPING TSAI. The semantic difference between Chinese quan and dou.
SUSI WURMBRAND. Agree: The other VP-internal subject hypothesis.
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