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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Subtitle: Linguistic Interfaces in African Languages
Edited By: Olanike O Orie
Karen W. Sanders
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

The 43rd Annual Conference on African Linguistics was held on March 15-17, 2012 at Tulane University. This volume contains 25 of the papers presented at the conference, including the plenaries from Douglas Pulleyblank and Blake Allen, Larry M. Hyman, Laura J. Downing, Olásopé Oyèláràn and Oládiípò Ajíbóyè, Salikoko S. Mufwene, Oladele Awobuluyi, and Victoria Nyst. The remaining papers are divided into sections on Phonetics and Phonology; Morphology and Syntax; Acoustic and Visible Gestures and Sign Languages; and Language and Society. The complete table of contents is available at 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

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734607
Pages: 277
Prices: U.S. $ 320