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.
Viktor Pekar. Modeling Semantic Coherence from Corpus Data: The Fact and the Frequency of a Co-occurrence. William D. Lewis. Measuring Conceptual Distance Using WordNet: The Design of a Metric for Measuring Semantic Similarity. Erin L. O'Bryan. Syntax in Performance: Minimalist Derivation in the Late Assignment of Syntax Theory. Rachel L. Hayes. The Perception of Novel Phoneme Contrasts in a Second Language: A Developmental Study of Native Speakers of English Learning Japanese Singleton and Geminate Consonant Contrasts. Sylvie Porhiel. Organizing Linguistic Data: Thematic Introducers as an Example.
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