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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From 2013 on, Biolinguistics publishes articles, briefs, and other contributions as soon as they are ready. We will thus add continuously to the contents of volume 7. At present, this volume looks as follows.
Biolinguistics Vol 7 (2013) Table of Contents
Third Factors and the Performance Interface in Language Design Andreas Trotzke, Markus Bader & Lyn Frazier (1-34)
The Talking Neanderthals: What do Fossils, Genetics and Archeology Say? Sverker Johansson (35-74)
What Connects Biolinguistics and Biosemiotics? Prisca Augustyn (96-111)
A statistical investigation into the crosslinguistic distribution of mass and count nouns: morphosyntactic and semantic perspectives Ritwik Kulkarni, Susan Rothstein & Alessandro Treves (132-168)
Syntactic theory and the evolution of syntax Brady Clark (169-197)
The Creative Aspect of Language Use and the Implications for Linguistic Science Eran Asoulin (228-248)
Biolinguistics or Physicolinguistics? Is The Third Factor Helpful Or Harmful In Explaining Language? Sverker Johansson (249-275)
Genetic Factors and Normal Variation in the Organization of Language Roeland Hancock & Thomas G. Bever (75-95)
Review of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang9) Christophe Coupé, Lan Shuai & Tao Gong (112-131)
Erratum The Editors (198)
Disentangling the Neanderthal Net: A Comment on Johansson (2013) Lluís Barcelo-Coblijn & Antonio Benítez-Burraco (199-216)
Neanderthals Between Man and Beast: A comment on the comments of Barceló-Coblijn & Benítez-Burraco (2013) Sverker Johansson (217-227)