The West African Linguistic Society (WALS) is a non-profitable association of academics, research workers, field workers and teachers drawn from the West African sub-region. These countries include Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mali Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. Some of our very prominent members are those engaged in the scholarly study of the languages of West Africa, of their literatures and any other linguistic aspect of the area. Currently, we have members resident in North America (Canada and USA), European Union (France, Netherlands, Spain, UK etc). more
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At the Business Meeting of the Calavi 2015 WALC, the University of Benin-Nigeria and the University of Education Winneba (UEW) in Ghana bade to host 2017 WALC. After due consideration, the bid went to the University of Education Winneba. I am glad to inform all members of WALS that the Secretariat is now in possession of the Letter of Commitment to Host the 2017 WALC from the Vice Chancellor UEW. I can now confirm to all members of the WALS that our biannual academic feast will be hosted by the UEW in Ghana. I promise to keep all members of WALS posted as we prepare for the Winneba 2017 WALC.
The next ALS will be held July 18th-July 29th 2016, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The African Linguistics School (ALS) is a two-week institute which brings the latest work in core areas of linguistics to students from African universities. The areas of focus are syntax, semantics, phonology, sociolinguistics and phonetic fieldwork.…