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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Special Issue: Construction Morphology / Geert Booij
DOI: 10.1007/s11525-012-9209-x Title: Introduction Construction Morphology, a brief introduction Author(s): Geert Booij Pages: 343-346
DOI: 10.1007/s11525-011-9196-3 Title: Original Paper A constructional account of French -clé 'key' and Dutch sleutel- 'key' as in mot-clé / sleutelwoord 'key word' Author(s): Dany Amiot and Kristel Van Goethem Pages: 347-364
DOI: 10.1007/s11525-011-9189-2 Title: Original Paper Constructions and headedness in derivation and compounding Author(s): Giorgio Francesco Arcodia Pages: 365-397
DOI: 10.1007/s11525-012-9204-2 Title: Original Paper Complex -éo verbs in Ancient Greek. A case study at the interface between derivation and compounding Author(s): Anna Pompei and Nicola Grandi Pages: 399-416
DOI: 10.1007/s11525-011-9200-y Title: Original Paper Phrasal lexemes and shortening strategies in Russian: the case for constructions Author(s): Francesca Masini and Valentina Benigni Pages: 417-451