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.
We are pleased to inform you that the third number of Iperstoria will be published online in March 2014. We invite you to contribute with essays that will approach the following topic from different and varied perspectives.
Monographic section: Occupy Everything?
Occupy Wall Street, arisen in the USA in 2011 as a form of protest against the economical crisis caused by banks and stock markets, has quickly evolved into a global movement that advocates a wide range of causes, from civil rights to pacifism, as shown by the recent opposition to the use of military force to solve the current political and humanitarian emergency in Syria.
Proposals for contributions are welcome from scholars working in the full range of Linguistics, Contemporary History, Political studies, Media, Communication, Cultural and Social studies on topics that include, but are not restricted to: - language and politics - history of protest movements - citizen journalism and new media - graffiti, posters, slogans, figurative arts, non-verbal communication
Abstract (max 300 words) deadline: Nov 30th 2013 Full article submission deadline: Jan 15th 2014
We accept articles in English and Italian.
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