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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Subtitle: Linguistic Theory and African Language Documentation
Edited By: Masangu Matondo
Fiona Mc Laughlin
Eric Potsdam
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This volume contains 20 papers selected from the 38th Annual Conference on
African Linguistics (ACAL 38), which was held at the University of Florida
in 2007. They include descriptive and theoretical studies in the phonology,
morphology, and syntax of a broad array of African languages, as well as
studies on language endangerment and documentation. The complete table of
contents is available at along with
abstracts and the full papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. All proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734294
Pages: 241
Prices: U.S. $ 280.00