20.2916, Calls: General Ling/ Rice Working Papers in Linguistics (Jrnl)

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Subject: 20.2916, Calls: General Ling/ Rice Working Papers in Linguistics (Jrnl)

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Date: 29-Aug-2009
From: Jennifer Hoecker < rls at rice.edu >
Subject: Rice Working Papers in Linguistics

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Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 22:24:52
From: Jennifer Hoecker [rls at rice.edu]
Subject: Rice Working Papers in Linguistics

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Full Title: Rice Working Papers in Linguistics 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2009 

***Deadline Extended***

Rice Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 2
New Deadline: **September 15, 2009**

The Rice Linguistics Society (RLS) solicits submissions from all subfields
of linguistics (with the exception of ESL/TESOL and related areas of
applied linguistics) for publication in the Rice Working Papers in
Linguistics. Students and post-docs are strongly encouraged to submit. We
especially welcome submissions in line with our department's focus on
functional, usage-based approaches to language study using empirical data,
including but not limited to the following:

-cognitive/functional linguistics
-typology and language universals
-field studies in less commonly researched languages
-sociolinguistics, including sociophonetics
-phonetics and speech processing
-laboratory phonology
-forensic linguistics
-corpus linguistics
-psycholinguistics and language processing
-language change and grammaticalization

Submitted papers must meet the following minimum style requirements:

-recommended length 15-25 pages (normally 5000-8000 words); significantly
longer or shorter papers will be considered on a case-by-base basis
(contact the editorial board)
-1' margins (size 8.5x11' paper)
-font size 12, Times New Roman or Doulos SIL
-if another font is necessary for linguistic symbols, please contact the
editors prior to submitting your paper
-the title should appear at the top of the first page, but in order to
maintain anonymity in the review process, the author's name must not appear
anywhere in the document
-use footnotes, not endnotes
-use section headings
-tables and figures should be included inline in the text
-a complete list of cited references must appear at the end of the paper;
do not include any works in the reference list which are not cited in the paper
-examples must be numbered, and if data from a language other than English
is presented, it should be accompanied by interlinearized glosses and a
free translation
-submit an abstract (maximum 500 words), including 3-5 keywords, as a
separate file
-submit two copies (in addition to your abstract):
(1) one copy in Word or LaTeX:
-if you use Word, please send only .doc files, not .docx files
-if you use LaTeX, please contact rls(at)rice(dot)edu before submitting
your paper
(2) in addtion to the Word or LaTeX submission, you must send a PDF version
to ensure fonts are preserved

RLS accepts only electronic submissions for the working papers. These must
be sent to rls(at)rice(dot)edu, and the body of the e-mail should include:

-title of paper
-name of author(s)
-phone number
-contact e-mail address

The deadline for receipt of submissions is **September 15, 2009**.
Questions regarding the submissions process or style requirements may be
addressed to the editorial board at rls(at)rice(dot)edu.

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