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.
Tue, 2 Dec 1997 10:04:30 +0800
Charles C-J Lin
Speech & Hearing Science Resources
I'm sending this mail in request of any recommendable textbooks,
websites, internet resources and syllubuses concerning courses on
''speech and hearing science'', specifically focusing on ''anatomy and
physiology''. Materials concerning speech pathology, and speech
communication are also welcome. I will post a summary after a certain
amount of information is received. Thank you very much.
Charles Chien-Jer Lin
Graduate Program in Linguistics, National ChenChi University, TAIWAN