LINGUIST List 22.4589

Wed Nov 16 2011

Calls: General Linguistics/ Journal of Language and Sexuality (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

        1.     Heiko Motschenbacher , Journal of Language and Sexuality

Message 1: Journal of Language and Sexuality
Date: 16-Nov-2011
From: Heiko Motschenbacher <>
Subject: Journal of Language and Sexuality
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Full Title: Journal of Language and Sexuality

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2015

Call for Papers: Journal of Language and Sexuality (JLS)

John Benjamins Publishing Company has launched a new journal, the Journalof Language and Sexuality (JLS).

JLS is edited by William Leap (American University, Washington DC) andHeiko Motschenbacher (Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main). Adistinguished panel of international scholars( serves as the journal'seditorial board.

JLS provides a space offering cutting edge research on the discursiveformations of sexuality, with queer theory being a major influence shaping theongoing discussion. Papers exploring linguistic dimensions of sexual desire,sexual identities, sexual politics, and sexuality in diaspora are welcome asare papers that foreground current directions in language and sexualitystudies unfolding in anthropology, sociology, pragmatics, semantics,discourse analysis, applied linguistics, and in related academic disciplines.

The first issue of JLS (issue 1.1) will appear in spring 2012, with subsequentissues appearing on six-month intervals. We are currently consideringmanuscripts for publication in issue 2.1 (early 2013).

Guidelines for manuscript submission and instructions for authors areavailable at: .

Subscription rates and forms, instructions for ordering a free sample copy ofJLS, and additional information are available at: .

Please direct your questions about the journal and/or your plans formanuscript submission to the editorial staff:

-William Leap (editor)

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