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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JEMS 4, 2015 - Call for Papers
We are now inviting contributions for volume 4 of the Journal, to be released online in March 2015. Jointly edited by William C. Carroll (Boston University) and Jeanne Clegg (Università Ca' Foscari, Venice), JEMS 4, entitled Service and Servants in Early Modern Culture, 1500-1750, aims to bring together scholars from across a wide disciplinary spectrum to inquire into differences and similarities, continuities and changes in the ethics, representation and practice of service and servitude in different countries and contexts. The issue will be open to contributions on oral and visual forms of cultural expression as well as textual, and we invite studies of emerging voices and works intended for and by, as well as about, servants and service. Contributions addressing issues of class, gender, and ethnic/national representations are particularly encouraged.
-1st October 2013: adhere to project and send working title and short abstract to William Carroll (email@example.com) and Jeanne Clegg (firstname.lastname@example.org).
-31st January 2014: finalize paper for submission to referees. Articles must comply with the editorial norms and must not exceed 12,000 words, including endnotes and bibliography.
All articles are published in English. Please be so kind as to have your paper revised by a native speaker.
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