Monday, May 1, 2017
Department of Linguistics
Call for Papers: LECT - Working Papers in Language Sciences and Research at HKU
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Message from Department of Linguistics
LECT - Working Papers in Language Sciences and Research at HKU
Call for Papers
Deadline – 1 May 2017
LECT is a new HKU working papers journal targeted at all areas of language science and
research conducted by research postgraduates and staff at HKU. Submissions are
currently open for the journal’s first round of publication. Through a simple peer
review process, LECT will provide constructive feedback and mentorship for those who
are considering further publication. Each submission will be reviewed double-blind by
one HKU scholar from the relevant sub-discipline. Successful submissions will be
published in open-access format on the LECT site in September 2017.
The following fields are considered for submission: speech and hearing sciences,
language pedagogy, applied and theoretical linguistics (including historical, psycho-
and sociolinguistics), language policy, language documentation.
Full-length working paper: 5,000 words maximum, excluding references New
discovery (new finding with little theoretical description, briefly state implications for
further research): 2,000 words maximum, excluding references
Squibs (a new idea for further theoretical consideration): 2,000 words maximum,
Please submit files as a pdf, .doc, or .docx format. Submissions must be double spaced
and in English with pages numbered throughout. Please include your full name,
department, email, and supervisor (if applicable) in a separate title page file. The
document with research content should have zero identifying information, including
the filename. References should be cited according to APA style guidelines.
Supplementary abstracts in Chinese are welcome for inclusion in final publication.
Send all submission files to firstname.lastname@example.org
For any other enquiries please contact the editorial team at email@example.com
Arthur L. Thompson, Eileen Waegemaekers, Joe Perry
Board members are from the School of English, the School of Speech and Hearing, and
the Department of Linguistics