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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Journal of Universal Language
The Journal of Universal Language (ISSN 1598-6381) is concerned with artificial languages, language typology and other linguistics areas such as phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Papers on other topics will be given careful consideration.
Papers are peer reviewed. The JUL is published both in print and electronically in the spring and fall of each year.
Format: The language of publication is English, and the format is essentially Chicago Style. See www.unish.org for further details. The length of the manuscript should not exceed 40 pages. A 200-word abstract should be given at the beginning of each manuscript followed by several key words.
Submissions: Electronic submissions are preferred. Kindly send the paper in MS Word format to Silo Chin, Managing Editor, at both of the following email addresses: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. The submission deadline for this call is 11 February, 2014.
Addresses: Sejong University Language Research Institute, 98 Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, 143-747 Korea. Phone:+82-2-3408-3335
Sejong Prize: JUL selects one or two academically distinguished papers every year among the published ones in JUL and awards the authors of these papers either $3,000 or $2,000 (USD) the following March.