Welcome to the Association of Contemporary African Linguistics!
We as an organization welcome all members from any country or background.
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.
Next ACAL Conferences
ACAL 50 in 2019 will be hosted by the University of British Columbia, from 23-25 May, 2019. Additional satellite workshops will be held 22-23 May, and possibly 26 May as well. The Conference home page is here, with more details to be added. Note that the deadline for abstract submission was 21 January 2019.
ACAL 49 was hosted by Michigan State University, March 22-25, 2018. The Conference home page is here.