2023 Conference: Crossings       

2023 Accomodations and Travel

The 2023 conference hotel is the Crowne Plaza Knoxville Hotel Logo


All participants are encouraged to stay at the conference hotel. The more ALA members use the conference hotel, the more power the ALA has to negotiate lower rates in the future.

  • The special conference rate for all rooms is: $103.00 USD (+ taxes)
  • The conference rate will expire on April 20, 2023


Click here to book a room.

(After selecting your dates, you should see the ALA group rate under "Rate Preference")


Or call +1 (865) 522 2600.

Guests should ask for the African Literature Association 2023 Annual Conference to receive the conference rate. 


After April 20, the conference rate cannot be guaranteed.


Local Airport and Visitors Information

Knoxville Digital Visitors Guide

Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport






Photo of Hotel Lobby