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.
The papers in the volume were presented at the Head Movement Workshop, jointly organized with the University of Potsdam, and held at UCLA in October 2001. The purpose of the workshop was to "re-evaluate the status of the head movement rule which has played a crucial role in the analysis of various phenomena central to syntactic theory."
Table of Contents
Artemis Alexiadou "Adjective Syntax and the Absence of Noun Raising in the DP" 1
Gisbert Fanselow "Munchhausen-Style Head Movement and the Analysis of Verb-Second" 40
Hilda Koopman "Inside the 'Noun' in Maasai" 77
Gereon Muller "Verb Second as vP-First" 116
Jairo Nunes "Head Movement, Remnant Movement, and Phonetic Realization of Chains" 161
Edward Stabler "Comparing 3 Perspectives on Head Movement" 178
Ralf Vogel "Dialectal Variation in German 3-Verb Clusters. Looking for the Best Analysis" 199
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