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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Sayyab Translation Journal (STJ)
Sayyab Books (London) announces the 2013 volume of its journal, Sayyab Translation Journal (STJ), an international journal of translation, interpreting, and intercultural studies in either Arabic or English.
Aim: STJ brings professional and academic interests closer in addressing issues related to translation, interpreting and intercultural studies, with a focus on Arabic <> English interface. Submissions on other languages are also welcome, provided they involve Arabic. STJ welcomes high quality original research, as well as review articles and book reviews.
STJ is published provisionally as one volume per year. Contributions (6000-7000 words) to the 2013 volume of STJ, scheduled to appear in December 2013, should be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com no later than 30 October 2013.
For enquiries, style sheet, and suggestions or comments, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or visit www.sayyab.org.