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The Linguistic Review

Editor-in-Chief: Hulst, Harry

4 Issues per year

IMPACT FACTOR increased in 2015: 0.500
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.590

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.662
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 0.573
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 0.407


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    Your benefits
    • Versatile platform for research exchange and discussion
    • Cutting edge results of theoretical linguistic research
    • Critical evaluation of theories and approaches Outstanding authors and reviewers
    • Internationally recognized editorial board

    Aims and Scope

    The Linguistic Review publishes high-quality papers in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, within a framework of Generative Grammar and related disciplines, as well as critical discussions of theoretical linguistics as a branch of cognitive psychology.

    Striving to be a platform for discussion, The Linguistic Review welcomes reviews of important new monographs in these areas, dissertation abstracts, and letters to the editor. The editor also welcomes initiatives for thematic issues with guest editors.

    The Linguistic Review is a peer-reviewed journal of international scope.

    • Pragmatics
    • Cognitive Science
    • Syntax
    • Semantics
    • Phonology
    • Morphology
    • Generative Grammar and related disciplines
    • Theoretical linguisticsCognitive psychology

    Article formats
    Reviews of important new monographs, dissertation abstracts, and letters to the editor

    Information on Submission Process

    Supplementary Information


    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Please send an anonymous electronic version (PDF format) of the article manuscript in one file as well as an anonymous abstract (max. 200 words) in a separate file to: the.linguistic.review@uconn.edu

    Your benefits of publishing with us

    Submission process
    • Set your manuscript according to the guidelines below
    • Authors are asked to check their manuscripts very carefully before submitting them in order to prevent delays and extra costs at proofing. Authors will receive PDF proofs for correction which must be returned by dates given in the publication schedule
    • Send it directly to The Linguistic Review editorial office the.linguistic.review@uconn.edu
    • Double-blind peer review procedure that usually takes 4 months. Submissions are sent to at least 2 reviewers
    • Decision on your paper
    • Once accepted for publication, authors are requested to submit the final version in the form of two hard copies sent to the Editor-in-Chief and, in addition, an attachment (non-PDF), conforming to journal style. If possible, one of the common word processing systems or LATEX should be used
    • Ahead of print publishing
    • Upon publication, authors will receive electronic offprints (in PDF format) of their contribution. Guest editors of special issues will receive complimentary print copies of the issue

    Please note
    • Manuscripts of articles should be in English. Authors whose native language is not English are asked to have their article carefully checked by a native speaker
    • Please consult the De Gruyter Mouton Journal style sheet when preparing the final version of your article manuscript. Any special characters used should be labelled in one of the hard copies and clearly identified at their first occurrence. The Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to reject any articles that do not conform to the requirements
    • Copies of any letters granting permission to reproduce illustrations or tables from other sources, or lengthy quoted passages, must be included with the manuscript
    • Before submitting a paper please get familiar with our Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement as well as Copyright Agreement
    • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
    • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
    • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

    We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

    Hybrid Open Access

    For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

    Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP  may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter’s OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

    The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
    The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
    Switzerland:  https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

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    Editorial Information

    Harry van der Hulst
    ; Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut
    Oak Hall (East SSHB)
    365 Fairfield Way
    Storrs, CT 06269
    Email: the.linguistic.review@uconn.edu

    Managing and Review Editor
    Nancy A. Ritter
    Email: the.linguistic.review@uconn.edu

    Board of Consulting Editors
    Jonathan Bobaljik;
    University of Connecticut; USA
    Wiebke Brockhaus; University of Manchester; UK
    Luigi Burzio; Johns Hopkins University; USA
    Lisa Cheng; Leiden University; The Netherlands
    Noam Chomsky; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; USA
    Guglielmo Cinque; Venice University; Italy
    João Costa; Universidade Nova de Lisboa; Portugal
    Marcel den Dikken; City University of New York; USA
    Elan Dresher; University of Toronto; Canada
    Joseph Emonds; Kobe-Shoin University; Japan
    Paula Fikkert; Radboud University; The Netherlands
    John Frampton; Northeastern University; USA
    Rob Goedemans; Leiden University; The Netherlands
    Carlos Gussenhoven; Radboud University; The Netherlands
    Morris Halle; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; USA
    John Harris; University College London; UK
    Riny Huybregts; Tilburg University; The Netherlands
    Richard Kayne; New York University; USA
    Michael Kenstowicz; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; USA
    Katalin Kiss; Academy of Sciences, Budapest; Hungary
    Jan Koster; University of Groningen; The Netherlands
    Robert May; University of California, Irvine; USA
    James McCloskey; University of California, Santa Cruz; USA
    Heizo Nakajima; Gakushuin University; Japan
    Marina Nespor; International School for Advanced Studies, SISSA; Italy
    Susan Olsen; Humboldt-Universität in Berlin; Germany
    Olanike Ola Orie; Tulane University, New Orleans; USA
    Yukio Otsu; Keio University; Japan
    Glyne Piggott; McGill University; Canada
    Jean-Yves Pollock; University of Rennes; France
    John Rennison; University of Vienna; Austria
    Henk van Riemsdijk; University of Tilburg; The Netherlands
    Bonnie D. Schwartz; University of Hawai’i; USA
    Laurie Tuller; University of Tours; France
    Shigeo Tonoike; Meiji Gakuin University; Japan
    Moira Yip; University College London; UK

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