May 15-17, 2025

56th Annual Conference on African Linguistics

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Important dates

Invited speakers

ACAL 56 special theme: African Languages in Diaspora

ACAL welcomes papers on any area of African Linguistics for paper or poster presentations. This year's conference will also feature a special session on linguistic research concerning the African diaspora (including but not limited to description or analysis of diaspora language varieties, conducting linguistic research in diaspora communities, or conducting research as an African linguist living in diaspora).