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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Journal of Language and Literature Education
JLLE is a scholarly international journal focusing on theory, research, and developments in language and literature education. Language education, literature education, second language education, linguistics, and bilingualism are some of the topics within the scope of the journal. We are seeking submissions of previously unpublished manuscripts on any topic related to the area of language learning and teaching as well as literatüre and linguistics. Articles should be written in a reader-friendly format so that they are accessible to a broad audience of language educators, including those individuals who may not be familiar with the particular subject matter addressed in the article.
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Articles should report on original research or present an original framework that links previous research, educational theory, and literature and language teaching practices. Full-length articles should be approximately 8000-10000 words in length, including references, and should include an abstract of no more than 200 words, and should follow the APA style sheet.
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