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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Linguistica Atlantica http://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/LA/index Editor: Virginia Hill - University of New Brunswick SJ
Call deadline: September 15, 2013
Linguistica Atlantica is the journal of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association and publishes peer reviewed articles in any area of linguistics.
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