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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Proceedings of the 10th Student Conference in Linguistics (SCIL 10)
Ralph C. Blight VP Ellipsis, Predicate Fronting, and Verb Positions in English Walcir Cardoso Vocalic Hiatus Resolution in Picard Masaaki Fuji The Semantics of the Japanese Stage-Level Pronoun Sore Anna Goy Lexical Semantics of Emotional Adjectives Kleanthes K. Grohmann Some Concepts and Consequences of DR Jya-Lin Hwang On Chinese Resultative Verb Compounds: A Lexical Subordination Approach Caroline Jones Licit vs. Illicit Responses in Meinhof's Rule Phenomena Mika Kizu Resumptive A'-Dependencies in Cleft Constructions Hikyoung Lee Correlating the Production and Perception of Discourse Markers Tao-yuan Li Phonological and Articulatory Constraints on Verbal Short-term Memory Performance Barbara Luka Syntactic Judgment Fatigue: When Metacognition and Linguistic Data Crash and Burn Aida Martinovic-Zic and Jelena Jovanovic Conceptualization of Motion and Language-Specific Constraints in First-Language Acquisition Keiko Muromatsu The Count/Mass Distinction and the Ordering of Adjectives Masao Ochi Multiple Spell-Out, PF Merger, and Adjunction Satoshi Oku English Genitive "Pronouns" as Isomorphs of Anaphor and Pronominal Laurel Smith Stvan How About It? The Influence of Accent and Context in Determining Discourse Function