History of WOCAL

 

WOCAL, 1994- 2018

 

1st World Congress of African Linguistics

Kwaluseni, Swaziland

18,-22.7.1994

Location: University of Swaziland

Theme: African Linguistics at the Crossroads

 

2nd World Congress of African Linguistics

Leipzig, Germany

22.7-3.8.1997

Location: University of Leipzig

Theme: African Languages in the 3rd Millennium

 

3rd World Congress of African Linguistics

Lomé, Togo

21.-26.8.2000

Location: Université du Bénin-Lomé, Togo

 

4th World Congress of African Linguistics

New Brunswick, USA

17.-22.6.2003

Location: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Theme: The Description of African Languages in a Rapidly Changing Field

 

5th World Congress of African Linguistics

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

7.-11.8.2006

Location: African Union Conference Center & Addis Ababa University

Theme: The Fate of African Languages in the World of Globalization

 

Special 6th World Congress of African Linguistics,

University of Saõ Paulo, Brazil

11.-15.8.2008

Location: Universidade de Saõ Paulo

Theme: Exploring the African Language Connection in the Americas

 

6th World Congress of African Linguistics,

Cologne, Germany

17.-21.8.2009

Location: University of Cologne

Theme: African Languages for Understanding and Progress

 

7th World Congress of African Linguistics,

Buea, Cameroon

20.-24.8.2012

Location: University of Buea

Theme: Language description and documentation for development, education and the preservation of cultural heritage in Africa

 

8th World Congress of African Linguistics,

Kyoto, Japan

20.-24.8.2015

Location: Kyoto University

 

9th World Congress of African Linguistics,

Rabat, Morocco

25.-28.8.2018

Location: Mohamed V University, Rabat

Theme: African Languages in a Global World: From Description to State Policies

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