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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ELIA: Estudios de Lingüística Inglesa Aplicada
ELIA Journal / Revista ELIA
Studies in Applied English Linguistics/Estudios de lingüística inglesa aplicada
University of Seville, Spain
Information for Contributors:
Proposals related to any field within the broad domain of applied linguistics will be given consideration, particularly those related to the teaching, acquisition, and interactive uses of English and/or Spanish as non-native languages (L2s). Colleagues interested in submitting a paper for publication in the coming issue of the ELIA Journal (Volume 13 to appear in December 2013) are kindly requested to contact the editors before June 30th, 2012.
Papers submitted for publication may be written in English or Spanish and must follow ELIA's Guidelines for publication (http://www.publius.us.es/elia/normas_publicacion). Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published elsewhere in the submitted form. The full manuscript must be sent as an attachment to the e-mail address provided below. Authors should also send a brief cover letter (including institutional affiliation and present position) along with their manuscript.
ELIA is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal and is published once a year. All submissions are reviewed anonymously by members of the editorial board as well as external referees. ELIA is scanned, indexed or abstracted in the following: ISOC (CSIC), Latin Index, MLA International Bibliography, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA), Ulrich's Periodical Directory y Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), and SCOPUS. In 2011, ELIA got the FECYT Quality Award. Previous ELIA volumes (2000-2012) can be found at http://www.publius.us.es/elia
For submissions and/or further information about ELIA, please contact the editors: Dr. Christian Abello-Contesse at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Ruben Chacon-Beltran at email@example.com