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Studies in the Linguistic Sciences: Illinois Working Papers is the new format of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Linguistics Working Papers, which has been published since 1971. In 2008, the Linguistics department faculty and the Linguistics Student Organization agreed on a new online, open-access format for publication.

Mission Statement

Studies in the Linguistic Sciences is intended as a forum for the presentation of original research by the students and faculty of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as linguists from all disciplines at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As a collection of working papers, SLS provides an outlet for online, open-access distribution of pre-publication versions of articles.

Editorial Policy

SLS accepts submissions of original research articles from the students and faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and outside authors by invitation. No open call for papers is issued. SLS may publish the proceedings of conferences and workshops in linguistics held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Copyright will remain with the author under a Creative Commons licensing scheme.

Editorial Board

Daniel Ross, editor
Bill Bryce, editor
Dr. Peter Lasersohn, faculty advisor
Casey Coughlen
Kevin Stillwell

Book Reviews

Review copies of books may be sent to:
Editor, Studies in the Linguistic Sciences
Department of Linguistics, 4080 Foreign Language Building
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
707 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL 61801, USA

SLS invites graduate students and faculty to publish book reviews. In return for reviewing a book sent to us by a publisher, reviewers get to keep a copy of these valuable tomes. For a list of current books available for review, please see:
SLS Books Available for Review

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For inquiries: SLSillinois@gmail.com