Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
ACAL49


ACAL 49 at Michigan State University

The 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 49) will be held at Michigan State University from March 22-25, 2018. The theme of the conference is "Descriptive and theoretical approaches to African Linguistics". Besides plenary sessions featuring prominent researchers on African languages, ACAL 49 will feature both a main session and a poster session.  If you have any questions regarding the program, please email acal49@msu.edu.

Conference Registration

You can register for ACAL 49 here. If you have trouble registering, you may direct any questions regarding the registration system to Tanner Schudlich via email or via telephone (+1 (517) 884-1515).

ACAL 49 PROGRAM

ACAL 49 PROGRAM 2018.03.24.pdf 

According to the Association of Contemporary African Linguistics, you must be up-to- date on membership fees if you are a presenter.  If you need to pay membership fees, it would be preferred if you did so online, in advance here. If you cannot pay online, you will have an opportunity to pay at the conference in person.

ACAL 49 Location

ACAL 49 @ MSU is being held at the MSU Union Building (49 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824), located on the north end of our campus.

 

MSU Union Map

 

 

Driving Directions to MSU's Campus

 

MSU Driving Map with Michigan Highways

 

From Detroit, MI or points east via I-96

Proceed west on I-96 to northbound US-127

Follow US-127 north to East Lansing

Take the Trowbridge Road exit and continue east to Michigan State University

From Flint, MI or points east via I-69

Proceed southwest on I-69 to southbound US-127

Follow US-127 south to East Lansing

Take the Trowbridge Road exit and continue east to Michigan State University

From Traverse City, MI or points north via I-75

Proceed south on I-75 to US-127 near Grayling

Proceed south on US-127 to East Lansing

Take the Trowbridge Road exit and continue east to Michigan State University

From Grand Rapids, MI or points west via I-96

Proceed east on I-96 to eastbound I-69

Proceed east on I-69 to southbound US-127

Take US-127 south to East Lansing

Take the Trowbridge Road exit and continue east to Michigan State University

From Kalamazoo, MI or points south via I-69

Proceed east on I-94 to northbound I-69

Take I-69 north to Lansing

Take I-496 east to the Trowbridge Road exit

From Jackson, MI or points south via US-127

Proceed north on US-127 to East Lansing

Take the Trowbridge Road exit and continue east to Michigan State University

Hotel Accommodations

Special discounted rates for conference attendees are available from The Okemos Conference Center Best Western (previously Holiday Inn Express). To book a room, please call +1 517 349 8700 and ask for the ACAL Conference block.

Okemos Conference Center Best Western

2187 University Park Drive

Okemos, MI 48864

Hyatt Place Lansing

Eastwood Towne Center

2401 Showtime Dr.

Lansing, MI 48912