Welcome to the Association of Contemporary African Linguistics!
We as an organization welcome all members from any country or background.
Next ACAL Conferences
ACAL 53 will be hosted by the University of California-San Diego, online on April 7-9, 2022. Conference home page is here. Abstract deadline is November 30, 2021.
ACAL51-52 was hosted virtually 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.
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.