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 Old Khmer Grammar has been brewed from a mass of memoranda and
citations accumulated over long years of teaching Old Khmer to a succession
of able graduate students. It is meant to serve the immediate needs of
readers embarking on the study of the inscriptions, and assumes that they
have some acquaintance with modern Khmer. Designed for easy reference, it
addresses the main points of grammar and style in the great majority of the
texts. A few matters of special interest not previously brought to public
notice are discussed in fair detail. Included are a bibliography designed
to assist students, and a lexicon of Old Khmer words occurring in the text.
It can be considered a companion volume to Prof. Jenner's A Dictionary of
pre-Angkorian Khmer and A Dictionary of Angkorian Khmer.