Welcome to the Association of Contemporary African Linguistics!
We as an organization welcome all members from any country or background.
Next ACAL Conferences
ACAL51 was to be hosted by Rutgers University, May 21-24, 2020.
In view of COVID-19, this meeting was cancelled. The Rutgers conference home page is here. However, if your paper was accepted for Rutgers, it will also be accepted at the University of Florida, where ACAL52 will be hosted in 2021.
ACAL 50 in 2019 was hosted by the University of British Columbia, from 23-25 May, 2019. Additional satellite workshops were held 22-23 May. The Conference home page is here.
The first ACAL Lifetime Achievement Award was given in 2018 to Professor Dr. Eyamba Bokamba of the University of Illinois. He has been a leading scholar in the field of African linguistics, and has been a leading figure in ACAL conferences, with Illinois hosting the conference several times.