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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SKY Journal of Linguistics
SKY Journal of Linguistics is the annual publication of the Linguistic Association of Finland (SKY). SKY JoL welcomes linguistic research from all theoretical and methodological persuasions.
The submissions have to be unpublished, original, and high-quality work. Every manuscript is reviewed by at least two anonymous referees. In addition to papers on any linguistic topic, SKY JoL publishes short 'squibs' (3-5 pages) and book reviews. The languages of publication are English, French, and German. SKY JoL appears both in print and as a free-access web journal.
The deadline for initial submissions for the next volume (27, to appear in December 2014) is March 31, 2014. The deadline is strict. Submissions arriving after the deadline will be postponed to next year. Provided that a manuscript is accepted for publication without major revisions, it will in the normal course of events appear in December 2014.
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Markus Hamunen Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies P.O. Box 3, Fabianinkatu 33 FI-00014 University of Helsinki Finland
Tiina Keisanen Faculty of Humanities P.O. Box 1000 FI-90014 University of Oulu
Veronika Laippala French department Koskenniemenkatu 4 FI-20014 University of Turku Finland
Lotta Lehti French department Koskenniemenkatu 4 FI-20014 University of Turku Finland
Hanna Lantto Department of Modern languages Unioninkatu 40 FI-00014 Helsinki Finland
Saija Merke Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies P.O. Box 4, Vuorikatu 3A FI-00014 University of Helsinki