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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Sheikhbahaee Research Bulletin
Assistant editor: Afzali,K
Sheikhbahaee Journal of Language Studies, a peer-reviewed one, publishes research articles in a wide range of topics in the areas of language teaching, translation and literary studies, including, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, ESP, material development, teaching literature, children's literature and stylistic analysis.
The journal is particularly keen to help make connections between fields, theories, research methods, and scholarly discourses and welcomes contributions which critically reflect on current practices in the areas mentioned above.
Manuscripts should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is March 30, 2013.