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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Applied is committed to pursuing issues pertaining to linguistics and applied
linguistics broadly defined. The next volume (7) will be devoted to audiovisual
translation. An increasing number of contributions have appeared in recent
years on the subject, typically focusing on dubbing and subtitling but usually
not granting due space to other modalities. This volume is meant to offer a
fresh and comprehensive picture of AVT.
Thus, besides contributions on the most common forms of AVT, we welcome
papers focusing on the least studied modalities. Scholars are therefore
invited to submit papers that explore the following topics:
AVT in English-speaking countries
Dubbing into English
Subtitling - for the deaf
Subtitling - standard
Subtitling - real time
The papers pertaining to the areas mentioned above should be submitted in
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be preceded by an abstract of 150 words. The language of the volume will be
All papers are internationally refereed. Papers undergo a double-blind peer
All papers submitted to Linguistics Applied should be original. The editors will
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issue would be 2014.
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On the basis of abstract evaluation authors will be notified of acceptance of
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