[lg policy] New Journal: Language Contact and Bilingualism

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 31 13:46:48 UTC 2011

New Journal: Language Contact and Bilingualism

De Gruyter Mouton is pleased to announce our new series, Language
Contact and Bilingualism (LCB), edited by Yaron Matras (University of

This new series offers a wide forum for work on contact linguistics,
adopting an integrated approach to diachronic and synchronic
manifestations of contact, ranging from social and individual aspects to
structural-typological issues. Topics covered by the series include
psycholinguistic and acquisition-oriented aspects of child and adult
multilingualism such as bilingual language processing, second
language acquisition, and bilingual first language acquisition; social,
formal-structural, and conversational aspects of code switching;
diachronic and typological aspects of contact-induced language
change such as lexical and structural borrowing, contact languages,
pidgins and creoles, convergence, and linguistic areas; as well as
societal aspects of multilingualism, language management in
multilingual societies, receptive multilingualism and lingua francas,
language maintenance and language shift, multilingualism in computer-
mediated communication, and more. The series does not have a fixed
theoretical orientation and welcomes contributions from a variety of

We are currently accepting manuscripts and proposals for the LCB
series. Submissions guidelines can be found at the following URL:

Contact for submissions:

Mouton Editorial
De Gruyter Mouton
Genthiner Str. 13
10785 Berlin
E-mail: Mouton.Editorialdegruyter.com


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