Welcome to the Association of Contemporary African Linguistics!
We as an organization welcome all members from any country or background.
Next ACAL Conferences
ACAL51-52 will be hosted by the University of Florida, April 8-10, 2021. The Florida conference home page is here. The ACAL51 conference, planned for Rutgers in May 2020, but cancelled due to COVID-19, has a conference page here. It is now going to be totally virtual rather than in person. See the Florida web page for details. The deadline for abstracts was November 13.
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.