The fiftieth Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 50) is taking place from May 23 through 25 at the University of British Columbia. We have several alumni taking part:
Monica Irimia (Ph.D. 2012, now at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia) and colleague Patricia Schneider-Zioga (California State University, Fullerton):
"Differential object marking in Kinande."
Sharon Rose (BA 1990, now at the University of California, San Diego), and University of California, San Diego colleagues Michael Obiri-Yeboah and Sarah Creel:
"Perception of ATR vowel contrasts by Akan speakers."
Keffyalew Gebregziabher (former postdoc, now at the University of Calgary):
"Clitics and agreement affixes: A view from Tigrinya possessive, modal necessity, and copular constructions."