LINGUIST List 32.3086

Thu Sep 30 2021

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition / Studies in Second Language Acquisition (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 27-Sep-2021
From: Elizabeth Huntley <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition / Studies in Second Language Acquisition (Jrnl)
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Full Title: Studies in Second Language Acquisition

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 14-Jan-2022

Call for Proposals:

Special Issue of Studies in Second Language Acquisition, July 2023

Studies in Second Language Acquisition (SSLA) is now entertaining proposals for the thematic issue of Volume 45:3, to be published in July 2023. Thematic issues of SSLA focus on areas of current interest and are an excellent venue to bring together in one issue numerous approaches to a problem or methodology in the field of SLA. For examples, see previous special issues of SSLA.

A proposal should include a rationale (two pages plus references) for the thematic issue and abstracts (250-300 words) from the authors of the manuscripts that the editor intends or expects to include. Note that the articles in a special issue can belong to any of the article types published in SSLA. These include: Research article, Critical Commentary, Research Report, Replication Studies, Methods Forum, and State-of-the-Scholarship Review.

Proposal submissions are due by email to by January 14, 2022. Other manuscript and production deadlines are as follows:
- January 14, 2022: Proposals due in SSLA office
- February 11, 2022: Final decision reached
- May 13, 2022: Submission of first-draft manuscripts to SSLA via ScholarOne
- January 20, 2023: All final manuscripts due, submitted via ScholarOne

Please feel free to distribute this announcement to interested colleagues. If any other questions arise, please feel free to contact us at

Susan Gass, Editor

Studies in Second Language Acquisition
Michigan State University

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