LINGUIST List 27.977

Wed Feb 24 2016

TOC: Journal of Language Evolution 1/1 (2016)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 23-Feb-2016
From: Carolyn Napolitano <Carolyn.Napolitanooup.com>
Subject: Journal of Language Evolution Vol. 1, No. 1 (2016)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Journal Title: Journal of Language Evolution
Volume Number: 1
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2016


Main Text:

The new Journal of Language Evolution aims to be the venue of choice for language evolution research. It is highly interdisciplinary and covers theoretical, computational, database-driven, and experimental work emerging from linguistics, (neuro-)cognitive sciences, psychology, anthropology, biology, evolutionary theory, computer sciences, philosophy, and other relevant disciplines.

Volume 1 issue 1 is now available and all content is free to read and download.
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Contents (available at http://bit.ly/1QdQILW):

Editorial

Language evolution needs its own journal - http://bit.ly/1oZWB5d
By Dan Dediu and Bart de Boer

How-to

How to analyze linguistic change using mixed models, Growth Curve Analysis and Generalized Additive Modeling - http://bit.ly/20Sks2l
By Bodo Winter and Martin Wieling

Introduction

Linguistic diversity and language evolution – http://bit.ly/1QdVg4Q
By Harald Hammarström

Target Article (Including overview, commentaries, and response)

Language evolution and climate: the case of desiccation and tone - http://bit.ly/21ndPY0
Article by Caleb Everett, Damián E. Blasí, and Seán G. Roberts.

Overview by Simon J. Greenhill - http://bit.ly/1Q86UuF

Commentaries by:

- Jeremy Collins - http://bit.ly/1WFNRvu
- Christophe Coupé - http://bit.ly/1oyQDYg
- Bart de Boer - http://bit.ly/1TCtlhb
- Mark Donohue - http://bit.ly/1XJYChG
- Carol R. Ember - http://bit.ly/1XJYDSB
- Carlos Gussenhoven - http://bit.ly/1T3yzmE
- Harald Hammarström - http://bit.ly/1oEyokZ
- D. Robert Ladd - http://bit.ly/21ne6KB
- Steven Moran - http://bit.ly/20SoHLw
- Ljiljana Progovac and Martha Ratliff - http://bit.ly/1QXx0jF
- Bodo Winter and Andy Wedel - http://bit.ly/1L8ihFS

Response by Caleb Everett, Damián E. Blasí, and Seán G. Roberts - http://bit.ly/1Q87uZg

Book Review

Speaking Our Minds: Why human communication is different, and how language evolved to make it special by Thom Scott-Phillips - http://bit.ly/1RYugro

Reviewed by Catriona Silvey

Read the full issue free online at http://bit.ly/1QdQILW


Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Computational Linguistics
                            Typology

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