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.
Europäische Sprache und Kultur: 'Limba Noastra' - Zur aktuellen Sprachensituation in der Republik Moldau
This paper picks out as its central theme the vicissitudinous linguistic situation in Moldova where the Moldovan language - virtually the same as the Romanian language - used to be largely discriminated while the meanwhile independent country was part of the former Soviet Union.
Saga University Press
Journal of the Faculty of Culture and Education Saga University, Volume 7, Number 2, pp. 237-247