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Wed Mar 12 2008

Calls: Applied Ling/Jrnl of the National Council of Less ... (Jrnl)

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Message 1: Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages
Date: 10-Mar-2008
From: Danko Sipka <Danko.Sipkaasu.edu>
Subject: Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages
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Full Title: Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Oct-2008

The Journal of Less Commonly Taught Languages
(http://www.councilnet.org/jctl/index.htm) is soliciting articles for

Our general editorial focus is on policy, education, programs, advocacy,
and research in the field of less commonly taught languages (all foreign
languages except English, French, German, and Spanish). The envisaged
segmentation of the Journal is as follows:

a. Methodology and Technology,
b. Academia,
c. Beyond Academia,
d. Social Embeddedness

The first section shall include papers focusing on broader theoretical and
technological issues in all fields of less commonly taught languages. The
second section will encompass reports about research and teaching in
academia, at both K-12 and collegiate levels. The third section shall
comprise papers addressing research and teaching in government and
industry. Finally, the fourth section will address the issues of a broader
social environment, ranging from heritage communities to advancing LCTLs in
initiatives and legislation.

In preparing the manuscript, please use the latest edition of the
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), see


Manuscripts should be a maximum of 25 pages (excluding references, charts,
notes, etc.) and preferably submitted electronically via email attachment.
Double-space the manuscript throughout, including notes, references, and
tables, using 12-point font with a 1.5 inch left margin. The manuscript
should be accompanied by a 150 word (or less) abstract and a cover sheet
containing the manuscript title, name, address, office and home telephone
numbers, fax number, email address, and full names and institutions of each

Because the manuscript will be blind reviewed, identifying information
should be on the title page only, and not appear in the manuscript.

While submissions are accepted throughout the year, in order for a paper to
be considered for the 2009 volume, it has to be received by October 1,
2008. Please send your manuscripts to:

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Madison, WI 53706

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