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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"Philologica Jassyensia" journal (http://www.philologica-jassyensia.ro/index_en.html) specializes in Romance language studies with a stress on Romanian. The academic biannual journal is edited by the "A. Philippide" Institute of Romanian Philology - the Iaşi Branch of the Romanian Academy, and by the "A. Philippide" Cultural Association of Iaşi, Romania. We publish articles concerned with research in linguistics, literature, ethnology, cultural studies, anthropology, migration studies, diaspora studies. The contributions should be in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, or Romanian. The articles should not exceed 10 pages in B5 (JIS) format, single-spaced, font size 11, Times New Roman. The journal is peer-reviewed. The decision of the Editorial Board is final. We invite faculty members and researchers from all over the world to send us articles and book-reviews for Issue 1/ 2013.