Journal of West African Languages

JWAL is a Free, Open-Access Journal

The Journal of West African Languages is now a Free, Open-access, Online Journal. From 2015, all issues of the journal will be published on this website, and will be immediately accessible to linguists the world over, without the need to register or subscribe.

If you would like to receive email announcements when issues of the journal are released, then please join the JWAL Updates Google group.

Past articles

We are please to announce that all past articles are now available for free download. Click on the Downloads tab and follow the links, or use the Search Downloads option to find articles on specific languages or language families, on a particular topic, or by a particular author.

New contributor guidelines and JWAL's Code of Ethics

Contributors are asked to note that the formatting requirements for papers have changed. They are also required to read the  Publication Ethics Statement before submitting their articles. See the Contributor page for more details.