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The name of the Association shall remain LINGUISTICS ASSOCIATION OF GHANA., The object of the Association shall be to advance the scholarly study of language..
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Linguistics Association of Ghana Journal

Ghana Journal of Linguistics


Hard copies of the Ghana Journal of Linguistics

The GJL is published only on-line, at ajol.info.  However, print-on-demand paper copies may be ordered.

Price:  Delivery in Ghana: GH¢ 30.00

Elsewhere in the world, delivery by DHL included: US$50.00

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The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is now available on line, open access, through AJOL at:http://www.ajol.info/index.php/gjl


Ghana Journal of Linguistics is the Association’s internationally peer-reviewed journal. It is not a journal of Ghanaian linguistics or of linguistics in Ghana, hence there is no restriction as to languages or topics to be dealt with, or theoretical orientation. It is published twice a year.

Hard copies of volume 2 (both issues) of GJL are available as print-on-demand for GHS30.00.

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Editorial Committee

Dr. Obadele Kambon (UG - Editor in Chief)



Prof E. Kweku Osam (UG - Consulting Editor)

Prof Mary Esther Kropp-Dakubu (UG)

Dr. G. S. Adika (UG)

Prof. N. A. A. Amfo (UG)

Dr. J. A. Anderson (UG)

Dr. C. Marfo (KNUST)


The abstracts and table of contents for the first issue of the Association’s journal: Ghana Journal of Linguistics (GJoL) vol 1, no 1 can be viewed below.


Ghana Journal of Linguistics 1.1   Abstracts :: PDF File

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Ghana Journal of Linguistics 1.1   Table of Contents :: PDF File

The abstracts and table of contents for the second issue of the Association’s journal: Ghana Journal of Linguistics (GJoL) vol 1, no 2 can be viewed below.


Ghana Journal of Linguistics 1.2   Abstracts :: PDF File

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Ghana Journal of Linguistics 1.2  Table of Contents :: PDF File

Editorial Board

Thomas Bearth (Switzerland)

Gudrun Miehe (Germany)

Felix Ameka (Netherlands)

John Singler (USA NYU)

Paul Kerswill (UK Lancaster)

Ozo Ndimele (Nigeria, Port Harcourt)

E. Abakah (Ghana UEW)

D.D. Kuupole (Ghana Cape Coast)

Kwesi Yankah (Ghana UG)

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