In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
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Dialectologia (http://www.publicacions.ub.edu/revistes/dialectologia/) invites submissions of original papers and notes, reviews or summaries. Articles received by 1-Oct-2013 will be considered for publication in Number 12 (January 2014). Authors wishing to participate should submit the article via email. Submissions must strictly follow the guidelines provided at the URL.
The journal aims to join the experiences of researchers working in different fields of Dialectology (linguistic variation, geolinguistics, methodology, synchronic and diachronic dialectal data, new technologies, social dialectology, etc).
Dialectologia has four main aims: 1. to provide dialectologists from all over the world with a forum for the exchange of ideas and methods, 2. to create links between dialectology and more or less related disciplines, 3. to study language variation from different points of view, 4. to bring dialectology up-to-date by incorporating new techniques and modern theoretical approaches.
The journal is a double-blind external peer-reviewed journal, published twice yearly, that complies with the norms of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT). Each issue publishes 5/6 articles related to a specific subject. It includes also book reviews and news about congresses, meetings and recent publications. Original papers will be evaluated within a period of three months.