The Journal of Portuguese Linguistics is concerned with all branches of linguistics and aims at publishing high-quality papers in the field of Portuguese linguistics, including the comparison between any varieties of Portuguese and any other language(s). Contributions are welcome from linguists in all countries, and from different linguistic theories and frameworks, including theoretically oriented work, comparative work, experimental studies, and interdisciplinary contributions. Papers are selected for publication solely on the basis of scientific quality. The language of publication is English.
The journal is read by anyone interested in linguistics, especially in Portuguese linguistics in a broad sense (any variety of Portuguese, Portuguese-based Creole languages, Iberian languages, cross-language/variety comparisons): academic researchers, institutional libraries, students, and professionals in areas in which Portuguese linguistics may play a role.
With the goal of being a platform for discussion in the field, the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics welcomes papers, book reviews and dissertations abstracts in areas such as the European, Brazilian, and African varieties of Portuguese, Portuguese in Asia, Portuguese-based Creole languages, Iberian languages, and language acquisition, variation, contact and change. The broadening of the journal's scope is reflected by the composition of the board of consulting editors. Initiatives for thematic issues with guest editors are particularly welcome.
The Journal of Portuguese Linguistics is inviting submissions for a new special collection on Laboratory Approaches to Portuguese Phonology, edited by Eleonora Albano and Didier Demolin.
This collection aims at facilitating contact between laboratory researchers interested in all aspects of Portuguese phonology. The collection will offer participants a forum to discuss both theoretical and methodological issues. Ideally, the submissions should be representative of all domains of phonology, regardless of theoretical foundation, and should address a wide range of issues, including phonological primitives, social variability, L1 or L2 acquisition, phonological impairment, etc.
As a first step, we ask contributors to submit a two-page abstract to the email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Evaluation of the proposals will consider overall quality, relevance to the special issue, and contribution to laboratory phonology. Abstracts should make explicit how the proposal uses laboratory tools to confront the challenges of Portuguese phonology. The authors of accepted abstracts will receive an invitation to submit a full paper, which will then undergo the standard peer review process.
The deadline for abstract submissions is 15th January 2019.
You can read the full call for papers here.
Posted on 31 Oct 2018More Announcements