LINGUIST List 32.1318

Wed Apr 14 2021

Calls: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Ling & Literature, Language Acquisition / Al-ʽArabiyya (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 10-Apr-2021
From: Mohammad Alhawary <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Ling & Literature, Language Acquisition / Al-ʽArabiyya (Jrnl)
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Full Title: Al-ʽArabiyya

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2021

Call for Papers:

Al-ʽArabiyya (the journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic) is a leading journal in the field of Arabic language pedagogy and Arabic linguistics. Al-ʽArabiyya welcomes scholarly and pedagogical articles, and book reviews that contribute to the advancement of study, criticism, research, and teaching in the fields of Arabic language, linguistics, and literature. The journal also considers responses and comments on articles published in previous issues. Review articles are also welcome; contact the editor to propose one.

To be considered for the next issue (Volume 55, 2022), submissions are due August 1, 2021, 2021 by 8:00PM EST. We consider submissions year round and accept a submission for the following issue if received after August 1. Previously published pieces or those being considered for publication elsewhere will not be accepted.

Please address all correspondence regarding submissions to:
Mohammad T. Alhawary, Editor
Al-ʽArabiyya Journal
University of Michigan
Department of Near Eastern Studies
202 S. Thayer Street, Suite 4111
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

Book reviews are commissioned by the book review editor. Reviews of current and recently published textbooks are particularly welcome. Please propose a book review to the book review editor prior to submission at:

Submission format:
Article length: 8,000 words max (Times New Roman, 12 pt,). Review article length: 1,500-2,000 words max. Book review length: 750-1,250 words max.
Articles with examples in transliterated/transcribed Arabic must use Doulos SIL (available free: It is acceptable to include appropriate tables, figures, and illustrations but, upon acceptance, it is the author's responsibility to provide high-resolution, digital versions of each, as well as permission (if necessary) for their use.

The journal follows the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Cited Arabic forms (letters, morphemes, words, phrases, or sentences) should appear in italics, e.g., the prefix bi-, the word dars. Italics are not used for forms marked as being in phonemic or phonetic transcription, e.g., /sabt/, [sapt]. The meaning of cited forms should appear in quotation marks, with no comma before it, e.g. walad ''boy.''

Articles in Arabic will be considered and must be submitted using SIL's Scheherazade font
(available free:
Submissions are accepted through an automated submission platform (Scholastica) a link to which is available on the journal website:

Please upload both a PDF version and an original MS Word document. Number all pages consecutively in the upper right-hand corner. Include an abstract in English of approximately 150 words followed by 7-10 key words relevant to the content of the article.

To aid the blind review process, remove author's name and identifying remarks from the article. Include a cover sheet as a separate file containing: author's name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, academic affiliation, and title of the article. For submissions with multiple authors, include all authors' information on the cover sheet.

Submission must conform to Al-ʽArabiyya style and writing guidelines. These are posted online on Al-ʽArabiyya website:

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