The University of Zambia is calling for journal articles to be published in its Zambian Journal of Language Studies (ZJLS).

 CALL FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES 2017

Zambian Journal of Language Studies (ZJLS)

2017 VOLUME 1, ISSUE NUMBER 2

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2017

1.    ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Zambian Journal of Language Studies (ZJLS) is a multidisciplinary journal published by the University of Zambia Language Centre (UNZALAC). in Lusaka, Zambia. The journal is registered with the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) Agency and its ISSN number is 2415-668X.

2.    FIELDS THAT CAN CONTRIBUTE ARTICLES

The journal is not a journal of linguistics, but of language studies in general, including literature, It welcomes original papers on any language or group of languages and on any linguistic aspect. Furthermore, all areas of   macrolinguistics and microlinguistics are welcome, for example:

•    Anthropological linguistics
•    Applied linguistics, e.g. language teaching. Forensic linguistics
•    Comparative linguistics, including dialectology
•    Discourse Analysis
•    Historical linguistics
•    Language and gender
•    Language and the law, e.g. forensic linguistics
•    Language and the medias
•    Language planning
•    Linguistic philosophy
•    Linguistic Rights
•    Literature
•    Morphology
•    Morphosyntax
•    Philosophy of language
•    Phonetics
•    Phonology
•    Pragmatics
•    Psycholinguistics
•    Semantics
•    Sociolinguistics
•    Study of aspects of particular language
•    Stylistics
•    Syntax
•    Theoretical linguistics, including linguistic theories.

3.    GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

3.1    Style/format of the text

3.1.1        Include all your names in full on the first page of the article. The article should be typed in Times New Roman font 12 and spaced at 1.5, with references on a separate sheet immediately following the text.

3.1.2    The referencing style to use is the American Psychological Association (APA) style for both in-text and on the list of references.

3.1.3     Bibliographic or reference entries should be complete with surname(s) of author(s), first name and initials of other name(s), year of publication, title of the work (italicise title), city /town or place of publication and the publisher as exemplified above.

3.1.4     A separate front page should include:

     i. The title of the Manuscript
     ii. The author’s names, title and institutional affiliation
     iii. A brief biography about the author(s)

3.1.5     A second page should include the title and a one-paragraph abstract of 100 to 300 words.

3.1.6      Lengthy quotations should be well indented on both sides from the rest of the text in block quotations.

3.1.7     Manuscripts should carry scholarly insights in the author’s subject area and contribute something to the advancement of knowledge.

3.2    Submission of Journal Articles

3.2.1     Until further notice, submit three copies of your manuscript in hardcopy and send a soft copy to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or
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3.2.2     The manuscript should be between 2,000 and 6,000 words in Microsoft Word.

3.2.3     The manuscript to be submitted must not have been submitted anywhere else for publication.

3.3    Language in which articles should be written

All articles to be submitted for this journal must be written in Standard English Language. However, articles written in French Language must have an abstract in English Language.