Studies in African Languages and Cultures

Chief Editor: Prof. Nina PAWLAKORCID

e-ISSN 2657-4187
p-ISSN 2545-2134 (0860-4649 for issues 1-51)
DOI: 10.32690/SALC52 


Index Copernicus Value (ICV) 2019: 89.25

Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education Index 2021 (Punktacja MNiSW 2021): 20

Secondary Composite Index Diffusion (ICDS) 2020:  6.50

InfoBase Index (IBI) Factor 2019: 4

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Studies in African Languages and Cultures (until 2018 known as Studies of the Department of African Languages and Cultures) founded in 1984, is owned by the University of Warsaw. The journal is a forum for the publication of original works in various fields of African studies. Primarily focusing on African linguistics, including ethno- and sociolinguistics, it also covers African literature, African culture and history of Africa. It promotes research based on sources in African languages.

The journal comprises articles, monographs, and reviews, as well as bibliographies, lexicographic studies and other source materials. Some issues are devoted to specialized topics or events.

The SALC is an international, peer-reviewed, both printed and, since 2009, online BOAI-compliant open-access journal that is published once a year in December. 

All issues of the Journal are archived on the current website which is stored on the servers of University of Warsaw and will be always accessible for free in academic resources.

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The Journal invites to submit the original and unpublished articles. No fees or any other charges are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing. 

The working language of the Journal is English. If interested go to SUBMISSIONDetailed insctructions on how to register an Author's account and submit articles you can find in the Author's Guidebook.

No 55 (2021)

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Table of Contents


Beata Wójtowicz, Lionel Posthumus
Alexander Andrason
Shuaibu Hassan
Adesina Bukunmi Sunday, Temidayo Akinrinlola
Saul S. Bichwa
Elnara Putayeva
Agnieszka Podolecka