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Sat Jul 04 2009

FYI: Journal of Semantics: New Editorial Directions

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Message 1: Journal of Semantics: New Editorial Directions
Date: 30-Jun-2009
From: Philippe Schlenker <philippe.schlenkergmail.com>
Subject: Journal of Semantics: New Editorial Directions
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1. Editors and Advisory Board

As of July 1st, 2009, a new editorial team will be in charge of Journal of
Semantics.

Managing Editor:
Philippe Schlenker (Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris; New York University)

Associate Editors:
Danny Fox (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Zoltán Gendler Szabó (Yale University)
Manfred Krika (Humboldt University Berlin; ZAS, Berlin)
Rick Nouwen (Utrecht University)
Robert van Rooij (University of Amsterdam)
Yael Sharvit (University of Connecticut)
Jesse Snedeker (Harvard University)
Anna Szabolcsi (New York University)

We are very grateful to the previous editorial team for its work, and we
are honored that Bart Geurts, the former Managing Editor, has agreed to set
up and head a new Advisory Board:

Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard University)
Bart Geurts (University of Nijmegen)
Lila Gleitman (University of Pennsylvania)
Irene Heim (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Laurence R. Horn (Yale University)
Beth Levin (Stanford University)
Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Francois Recanati (Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris)
Roger Schwarzschild (Rutgers University)
Arnim von Stechow (University of Tübingen)
Thomas Ede Zimmermann (University of Frankfurt)

The new Editorial Board appears at the end of this announcement.

2. Editorial Policy

Scope:
Journal of Semantics aims to be the premier generalist journal in
semantics. It covers *all* areas in the study of meaning, and particularly
welcomes submissions using the best available methodologies in semantics,
pragmatics, the syntax/semantics interface, cross-linguistic semantics,
experimental studies of meaning (processing, acquisition,
neurolinguistics), and semantically informed philosophy of language.

Types of articles:
Journal of Semantics welcomes all types of research articles – with the
usual proviso that length must be justified by scientific value. Besides
standard articles, the Journal will welcome 'squibs,' i.e. very short
empirical or theoretical contributions that make a pointed argument. In
exceptional circumstances, and upon the advice of the head of the Advisory
Board, the Journal will publish 'featured articles,' i.e. pieces that we
take to make extraordinary contributions to the field.

Editorial decisions within 10 weeks:
Informed by past experience, the Journal has set itself the goal of making
editorial decisions within 10 weeks of submission.

Refereeing:
Articles can only be accepted upon the advice of anonymous referees, who
are asked to uphold strict scientific standards. Authors may include their
names on their manuscripts, but they need not do so. (To avoid conflicts of
interest, any manuscript submitted by one of the Editors will be handled by
the head of the Advisory Board, who will be responsible for selecting
referees and making an editorial decision).

Submissions:
All submissions are handled electronically. Manuscripts should be emailed
to the Managing Editor [managing.editor.jsgmail.com], who will forward
them to one of the Editors. The latter will be responsible for selecting
referees and making an editorial decision. Receipt of a submission is
systematically confirmed.

3. Editorial Board

Maria Aloni, University of Amsterdam
Pranav Anand, University of California, Santa Cruz
Nicholas Asher, IRIT, Toulouse; University of Texas at Austin
Chris Barker, New York University
Sigrid Beck, University of Tübingen
David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Rajesh Bhatt, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Maria Bittner, Rutgers University
Peter Bosch, University of Osnabrück
Richard Breheny, University College London
Daniel Büring, University of California, Los Angeles
Emmanuel Chemla, Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris; LSCP, Paris
Jill G. de Villiers, Smith College
Paul Dekker, University of Amsterdam
Josh Dever, University of Texas at Austin
Regine Eckardt, University of Göttingen
Martina Faller, University of Manchester
Delia Fara, Princeton University
Kai von Fintel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lyn Frazier, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Jeroen Groenendijk, University of Amsterdam
Elena Guerzoni, University of Southern California
Martin Hackl, Pomona College
Pauline Jacobson, Brown University
Andrew Kehler, University of California, San Diego
Chris Kennedy, University of Chicago
Jeffrey C. King, Rutgers University
Angelika Kratzer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Peter Lasersohn, University of Illinois
Jeffrey Lidz, University of Maryland
John MacFarlane, University of California, Berkeley
Lisa Matthewson, University of British Columbia
Julien Musolino, Rutgers University
Ira Noveck, Institut des Sciences Cognitives, Lyon
Francis Jeffry Pelletier, University of Alberta
Colin Phillips, University of Maryland
Paul M. Pietroski, University of Maryland
Christopher Potts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Liina Pylkkänen, New York University
Gillian C. Ramchand, University of Tromsoe
Maribel Romero, University of Konstanz
Mats Rooth, Cornell University
Uli Sauerland, ZAS, Berlin
Barry Schein, University of Southern California
Bernhard Schwarz, McGill University
Benjamin Spector, Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris
Robert Stalnaker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jason Stanley, Rutgers University
Mark Steedman, University of Edinburgh
Michael K. Tanenhaus, University of Rochester
Jos van Berkum, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
Rob van der Sandt, University of Nijmegen
Yoad Winter, Utrecht University
Henk Zeevat, University of Amsterdam

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax

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