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.
The present volume consists of revised and edited versions of papers
originally presented at the fourteenth annual meeting of Formal Approaches
to Slavic Linguistics, held at Princeton University, May 6-8, 2005. FASL 14
was organized and sponsored by the Princeton Program in Linguistics
(Leonard Babby, Director) and Department of Slavic Languages and
Literatures (Caryl Emerson, Chair).
All presenters were encouraged to submit their papers to the volume. These
submissions underwent several stages of review, including outside peer
review for each paper, producing the original scholarship that appears in