Korean Linguistics welcomes scholarly articles at the cutting edge of Korean linguistics, a field of growing importance in virtually all branches of linguistics (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics, sociolinguistics, discourse-pragmatics, historical linguistics). The scope of the journal extends to work on Korean linguistics in all of these subareas of linguistics. Emphasis will be given to articles on Korean of import to general and theoretical linguistics, but significant work on, for example, the history of Korean and the Korean writing system will also be considered for publication.
Any material submitted to Korean Linguistics must be original work, not published or under review elsewhere, and contributors may not submit this work elsewhere while it is under review here. If related material is published, under consideration or in press elsewhere, that must be disclosed to us. Similarly, if part of a contribution has appeared or will appear elsewhere, contributors must specify the details in a cover letter accompanying the submission. Articles will be submitted to double-blind peer review by at least two reviewers.
Contributions should be in English; contributors whose native language is not English should have their manuscript carefully checked by a native speaker.
Korean Linguistics uses online submission. Before submitting, please consult the Guidelines and the Short Guide to EM for Authors. If you are not able to submit online, or for any other editorial correspondence, please contact the editors via e-mail: lucien.brownmonash.edu
Before submitting, please consult these Guidelines.
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Korean Linguistics publishes all articles Open Access as of vol. 18 (2022). At present, OA fees are covered by subsidies obtained by the journal editors.
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Authors must ensure that they have permission to use any third-party material in their contribution; the permission should include perpetual (not time-limited) world-wide, Open Access distribution in print and electronic format.
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