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.
Review of Cognitive Linguistics Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012)
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2012. iv, 239 pp.
Table of Contents
Optimizing the analysis of metaphor in discourse: How to make the most of qualitative software and find a good research design Michael Kimmel 1–48
Throwing results: A corpus-based account of four Spanish verbs Emma Skallman 49–89
The role of sound-symbolic forms in Motion event descriptions: The case of Japanese Kiyoko Toratani 90–132
Acquiring verbs in Spanish: An evaluation of two proposals Elisabet Serrat, Mònica Sanz-Torrent, Sara Feijóo, Silvia Maria Chireac and Joseph Hilferty 133–155
Metaphor-metonymies of joy and happiness in Greek: Towards an interdisciplinary perspective Maria Theodoropoulou 156–183
The situated common-sense knowledge in FunGramKB Carlos Periñán-Pascual 184–214
Interview with Antonio Barcelona Joseph Hilferty 215–226
Benczes, Reka, Antonio Barcelona & Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (Eds.). (2011). Defining Metonymy in Cognitive Linguistics: Towards a Consensus View. Reviewed by Olga Isabel Díez Velasco 227–232
Tabakowska, Elżbieta, Michał Choiński and Łukasz Wiraszka (Eds.). (2010). Cognitive Linguistics in Action. From Theory to Application and Back. Reviewed by Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano 233–239