The University of Texas at San Antonio

African American Language Conference

November 2-3, 2010
San Antonio, TX



For Transportation instructions see here.

Hotel registration now available: Follow this link to take advantage of the special conference rate.

Welcome to the 2nd biennial African American Language conference. AAL2 will be held on November 2 – 3, 2010, at the elegant Hotel Contessa, a four-diamond luxury suites hotel, which is located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, Texas and right on the famed San Antonio Riverwalk.

A reflection of the state's most popular destination, this contemporary 12-story property captures both the historic and cultural essence of San Antonio. From the atrium lobby overlooking the Riverwalk, and the warmth created by the Mediterranean design, to the overall comfortable elegance, Hotel Contessa establishes a friendly welcoming environment from the moment of your arrival.

Luxurious fabrics and exquisite Mediterranean décor personalize each of our opulent suites. With details such as oversized bathrooms, flat screen televisions and wireless Internet access, you will have everything necessary to enjoy our world-class retreat from the ordinary.

Luxury accommodations include:

• 265 Guest Suites Featuring a Bedroom, Separate Parlor with Sleeper Sofa

• Flat Screen Televisions

• Free Local Calls

• Oversized Bathrooms

• Free Wireless Internet Access

• In Room Safe

Our special conference package is a daily per person flat rate that includes breakfast, lunch, and continuous breaks each day at $117 per person for a double occupancy room or $189 each day per person for a single room. This special rate has a value of $194—$266 respectively.

If you would like assistance in finding a roommate, please send the following information to the conference organizer at

· Your name, email address and phone no.

· Your affiliation

· Gender

· Anticipated arrival/departure (length of stay, days of the week)




Hotel Contessa

Hotel Contessa

The Hotel Contessa

The San Antonio RiverWalk

The San Antonio Riverwalk

To contact us:

Dr. Sonja Lanehart
Department of English
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249

Phone: 210.458.6610
Fax: 210.458.5366