This volume contains 17 papers selected from more than 100 presented at the
40th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, which took place from April 9-
11, 2009 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The papers include
Ayo Bamgbose's keynote speech and the plenaries from Brent Henderson and
Lioba Moshi. The remaining papers are divided into sections on language
acquisition, morphology and syntax, phonetics and phonology, and
sociolinguistics and language variation. The complete table of contents is
available at http://www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/40/index.html along with abstracts
and the complete papers in PDF format.
This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an imprint
of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings Project are
published in library binding, with free web access to all of the papers in the
proceedings through our web site at www.lingref.com.