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.
Proceedings of the 9th Student Conference in Linguistics (SCIL 9)
Swahili Syllable Counting in Poetry, Language Games, and Stress Assignment Jae-Ick Park Morphological Adjacency Constraints: A Synthesis Jennifer Hay A Different case against "Case Adjacency" Anna Pettiward Large-Scale Pied-Piping, Subjacency Hidekazu Tanaka A Unified Explanation of Korean Double Nominative Constructions Hyeonkwan Cho Pseudo-Passives and Adjacency Ralph C. Blight Heading for Their Own Places Takashi Toyoshima A Theory of Category Movement and its Applications Brian Agbayani Phrasal Movement in Korean Negation Paul Hagstrom A Note on Sluicing in Wh-in-situ Languages Mika Kizu Do Head-Final Coordinate Structures Exist? Evidence From NP-Coordination in Korean Eun-Young Yi1 The Semantics of Predicates Taking As and To Be Complements William Thompson and Jennifer Hay Maximality of Cardinal NPs Yunsun Jung Tense and Opacity in Propositional Attitudes in Korean Mean-Young Song Causing the Mood. On the Properties of Subjunctive Complements in Romance Josep uer The Stage-Level / Individual-Level Distinction An Analysis of -te-iru Ayako Yamagata "There's Redundancy and Then There's Redundancy": A Pragmatic Analysis of Two Redundant Constructions Julia Moore Predicative and Attributive Forms in Classical Japanese Kunio Nishiyama The Origin and Reanalysis of for as a Complementizer Najib Jarad