LINGUIST List 7.1589

Sat Nov 9 1996

Calls: New journal on evolution of communication

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  1. Sherman Wilcox, New Journal, Call for Papers

Message 1: New Journal, Call for Papers

Date: Thu, 07 Nov 1996 11:43:38 MST
From: Sherman Wilcox <>
Subject: New Journal, Call for Papers
An International Multidisciplinary Journal
John Benjamins Publishers, Amsterdam

A new journal, entitled EVOLUTION OF COMMUNICATION (EOC), is to be
published by John Benjamins Publishers, Amsterdam, under the editorship
of Sherman Wilcox, Department of Linguistics, University of New Mexico.

Evolution of Communication will be published twice a year and will
contain articles, review articles, book reviews, short notes, and
discussions. Volume 1, 1997, ca. 300 pp.

Evolution of Communication is a broadly-conceived journal covering not
only the origins of human language but also the evolutionary continuum of
communication in general. The journal therefore accommodates studies on
various species as well as comparative, theoretical, and experimental
studies. This multidisciplinary approach will integrate research from a
variety of disciplines, such as: linguistics, evolutionary biology,
artificial life, primatology, ethology, neuroscience, cognitive science,
biological and developmental psychology, social and biological
anthropology, philosophy, and palaeontology.

Evolution of Communication will provide a forum in which scholars from
these rapidly expanding fields of evolution and communication can share
their research within a multidisciplinary, international perspective.

EDITORIAL BOARD: The editorial board will include two Associate Editors:
Barbara J. King (Dept. of Anthropology, College of William and Mary), and
Luc Steels (Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Free University
Brussels). In addition, the editorial board consists of:

David F. Armstrong (Gallaudet University)
Bennett G. Galef, Jr. (McMaster University)
Kathleen Gibson (University of Texas, Houston)
John Haiman (Macalester College)
Christine M. Johnson (University of California, San Diego)
Michael J. Ryan (University of Texas, Austin)
Chris Sinha (University of Aarhus)
Eors Szathmary (Collegium Budapest)
Michael Tomasello (Emory University)
Aladdin Yaqub (University of New Mexico)
Anne C. Zeller (University of Waterloo)

EDITORIAL POLICY: Evolution of Communication encourages international and
interdisciplinary contributions, is open to a broad variety of
theoretical views, and will give preference to work which integrates data
with conceptual and methodological concerns. Manuscripts should be
submitted in 4 copies to Sherman Wilcox, Department of Linguistics,
University of New Mexico, 87131. Tel. 505-277-6353/Fax 505-277-6355.

SUBSCRIPTIONS: For information about subscribing to EOC, contact John
Benjamins Publishing Company, P.O. Box 75577, 1070 AN Amsterdam, The
Netherlands. Tel +31.20.6762325/Fax +31.20.6739773. Email:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: EOC is now considering articles for both issues of
the 1997 volume. We especially seek empirical studies of the evolution of
communication. Scholars wishing to write book reviews should contact
David Armstrong (EOC Book Review Editor), Gallaudet University, Office of
Budget & Auditing 800 Florida Ave. NE, Washingon DC 20002.
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