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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On multiple source constructions in language change
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2013. vi, 219 pp.
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On multiple source constructions in language change Freek Van de Velde, Hendrik De Smet and Lobke Ghesquière 473 – 489
Multiple inheritance and constructional change Graeme Trousdale 491 – 514
An inquiry into unidirectionality as a foundational element of grammaticalization: On the role played by analogy and the synchronic grammar system in processes of language change Olga Fischer 515 – 533
Serving two masters: Form–function friction in syntactic amalgams Hendrik De Smet and Freek Van de Velde 534 – 565
Multiple sources for the German scandal construction Livio Gaeta 566 – 598
Sources of auxiliation in the perfects of Europe Bridget Drinka 599 – 644
Multiple roots of innovations in language contact: Evidence from morphological intermingling in contact between Ingrian Finnish and Estonian Helka Riionheimo 645 – 674
Multiple sources and multiple causes multiply explored Brian D. Joseph 675 – 691