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FYI: Benjamins Publishing Tibeto-Burman Journal

Author: Paul Peranteau

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family: Sino-Tibetan

FYI Body: John Benjamins Publishing is pleased to announce that it will be the
publisher of Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, beginning with
Volume 37 (2014).
Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area is a peer reviewed (refereed)
journal devoted to the synchronic and diachronic study of the languages
of the Southeast Asian linguistic area, especially the vast and ramified
Tibeto-Burman family. In addition to Tibeto-Burman, articles have
appeared on all the major language families of mainland Southeast Asia.

Alexander R. Coupe | Nanyang Technological University, Singapore |

Associate Editors:
David Bradley | La Trobe University, Melbourne
Graham Thurgood | California State University, Chico

Editorial Board:
Anvita Abbi | Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Shobhana L. Chelliah | University of North Texas
Katia Chirkova | Centre de Recherches Linguistiques sur l'Asie
Orientale, EHESS, Paris
Scott DeLancey | University of Oregon, Eugene
Kristine A. Hildebrandt | Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
David Holm | Asia Institute, University of Melbourne
Guillaume Jacques | Centre de Recherches Linguistiques sur l'Asie
Orientale, EHESS, Paris
Randy J. LaPolla | Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
James A. Matisoff | University of California, Berkeley
Martine Mazaudon | Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Villejuif
Boyd Michailovsky | Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,
Alexis Michaud | Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,
Villejuif / MICA, Hanoi University of Science and Technology
Martha Ratliff | Wayne State University
Hideo Sawada | ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Feng Wang | Peking University

ISSN 0731-3500 | E-ISSN 2214-5907
Electronic edition at ingentaConnect

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