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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Special Issue: Participating in academic publishing - consequences of linguistic policies and practices
DOI: 10.1007/s10993-013-9286-7 Title: Introduction to the thematic issue: participating in academic publishing—consequences of linguistic policies and practices Author(s): Mary Jane Curry, Theresa Lillis pages: 209-213
DOI: 10.1007/s10993-012-9267-2 Title: Publish (in international indexed journals) or perish: Neoliberal ideology in a Korean university Author(s): Hikyoung Lee, Kathy Lee pages: 215-230
DOI: 10.1007/s10993-012-9268-1 Title: The role of policy in constructing the peripheral scientist in the era of globalization Author(s): Karen Englander, Sedef Uzuner- Smith pages: 231-250
DOI: 10.1007/s10993-013-9285-8 Title: From ‘import’ to ‘import—export’ oriented internationalization: the impact of national policy on scholarly publication in China Author(s): Haiying Feng, Gulbahar H. Beckett, Dawang Huang pages: 251-272
DOI: 10.1007/s10993-013-9272-0 Title: Publishing strategies of young, highly mobile academics: the question of language in the European context Author(s): Laurie Anderson pages: 273-288