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Sign Language Linguistics - short course
A short course in sign language linguistics will be offered by Prof. Anne Baker and Prof. Myriam Vermeerbergen from 4 to 7 October this year at Stellenbosch University.
Take note that the deadline for abstract submissions for the 5th Southern African Microlinguistics Workshop (SAMWOP-5) has been extended to 12 September. For more information see:
Vacancy - Rhodes University
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Linguistics x 2 posts
Closing Date: Mon, 26 September 2016