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.
Browse Journal Calls
Brief - Online Journal of Snippets
We invite you to contribute papers to the second issue of Brief - Online Journal of Snippets.
Brief is an open access online journal of short academic texts (socalled "snippets") published under the auspices of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University of Lublin, Poland. It endeavors to serve as a repository of research prompts in various fields of Cognitive Linguistics. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to:
- cognitive grammar and construction grammar - mental spaces and conceptual blending - conceptual metaphor and metonymy - iconicity in language - intercultural studies from cognitive perspective - cognitive pragmatics - frame semantics - subjectification - cognitive sociolinguistics - cognitive stylistics
Papers (approximately 500 words) should be sent by December 31, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information visit the journal's website: www.brief.umcs.eu
Hubert Kowalewski & Julia Nikiel editors of 'Brief - Online Journal of Snippets' www.brief.umcs.eu