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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Studii si Cercetari Filologice. Seria Limbi Straine Aplicate
Faculty of Letters Department of Applied Foreign Languages
Philological Studies and Research - Applied Foreign Languages Series http://www.upit.ro/index.php?i=2255 ISSN: 1583-2236 Annual journal, accredited by CNCS: B category in 2012 and B+ category in 2010, 2011, indexed in national and international databases: Scipio, Index Copernicus, DOAJ, Fabula, Ulrich's.
Call for Papers No. 12/2013
Philological Studies and Research - Applied Foreign Languages Series is an annual research journal, published by the Department of Applied Foreign Languages, University of Pitesti. The journal promotes pluridisciplinary philological research and aims at correlating the objectives and results in the field of fundamental theoretical research with those in the field of applied research. It addresses researchers in language sciences and teaching staff working in the Departments of Applied Foreign Languages within Romanian and foreign universities.
Sections: 1. Linguistics 2. Foreign Languages Didactics 3. Languages for Specific Purposes 4. Intercultural Studies
The authors who want to publish scientific articles in the above mentioned journal (Applied Foreign Languages Series) are kindly asked to e-mail the papers by May 30, 2013, in Word and pdf formats, to:
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The results of the review, information on the publication stages and dates as well as on the modifications needed for the articles to meet the requested quality criteria will be sent by e-mail in due time. Information on the general layout of the texts is to be found on the site of the journal. We welcome articles written in English, French, Italian, German, Russian, Portuguese and Spanish. Publication fees will be covered by editors. Only postage charges are to be paid by authors. Philological Studies and Research - Applied Foreign Languages Series is a scientific journal that backs the free access policy. Therefore, the full contents of the articles are available for free on the site of the journal.