Journal of Language Contact

Evolution of Languages, Contact and Discourse

Editor-in-Chief: Henning Schreiber
NEW! NOW PUBLISHED IN OPEN ACCESS. For the years 2018-2020 all articles in Journal of Language Contact are published as full open access articles. There are no submission charges and no Article Processing Charges as these are fully funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched, resulting in no direct charge to authors.

The Journal of Language Contact (JLC) is a peer-reviewed open access journal. It focuses on the study of language contact, language use and language change in accordance with a view of language contact whereby both empirical data (the precise description of languages and how they are used) and the resulting theoretical elaborations (hence the statement and analysis of new problems) become the primary engines for advancing our understanding of the nature of language. This involves linguistic, anthropological, historical, and cognitive factors. Such an approach makes a major new contribution to understanding language change at a time when there is a notable increase of interest and activity in this field.
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Open Access

Open Access
Editor-in-Chief: Henning Schreiber, University of Hamburg
Co-Editor-in-ChiefPeter Siemund, University of Hamburg
Associate Editor: Alexandra Aikhenvald, Cairns Institute, James Cook University

Founding Editor: Robert Nicolaï, University of Nice

Editorial Board
Tucker Childs, Portland, USA
Françoise Gadet, Paris, France
Maarten Kossmann, Leiden, The Netherlands
Isabelle Léglise, Paris, France
Georges Lüdi, Basel, Switzerland
Yaron Matras, Manchester, United Kingdom
Marianne Mithun, Santa Barbara, USA
Annie Montaut, Paris, France
Maarten Mous, Leiden,The Netherlands
Salikoko Mufwene, Chicago, USA
Martine Vanhove, Paris, France
Rainer Vossen, Frankfurt, Germany
Donald Winford, Ohio, USA
Ghil`ad Zuckermann, Adelaide, Australia

Advisory Board
Bernard Comrie, Leipzig, Germany
Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Boulder, USA
Jeffrey Heath, Michigan, USA
Bernd Heine, Cologne, Germany
Pieter Muysken, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Carol Myers-Scotton, Michigan, USA
Malcolm Ross, Canberra, Australia
Andrée Tabouret-Keller, Strasbourg, France
Sarah G. Thomason, Michigan, USA
Ekkehard Wolff, Leipzig, Germany
Petr Zima, Prague, Czech Republic
CSA Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science)
Linguistic Bibliography