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 Multicultural Discourses
Journal of Multicultural Discourses is a premier international journal in discourse studies which aims to enhance cultural diversity, equality and prosperity in social life as well as in scholarship. A forerunner in the cultural politics of language, communication and discourse research, the journal has published over the past seven years numerous articles on Asian, African, Latin American, as well as western, approaches to discourses in diverse cultural settings. To consolidate its multicultural-intellectual project and to answer to the challenges of the contemporary times, the journal welcomes papers especially, though not exclusively, on the following subject matters:
-Cultural dialogue and critique on research perspectives and frameworks -Culturally unique, or innovative, approaches -Culturally inclusive or pluralist approaches -Discourses of cultural marginalization, repression or imperialism -Discourses of (under-)development -Discourses of cultural transformation -Discourses of cultural cooperation or harmony
Indexed in: Communication in Mass Media Complete; Current Abstracts; Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Editor-in-Chief Shi-xu, Zhejiang University, China
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