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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics



Call for Papers

Submissions for Volume 16 of COPiL are now closed. 

COPiL publishes paper related to theoretical and applied linguistics. We welcome submissions from any subdomain of linguistics, including but not limited to the following. Occasionally, papers may be rejected in the interest of compiling a cohesive volume.

  • Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Phonology
  • Phonetics
  • Morphology
  • Pragmatics
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Language Acquisition
  • Pyscholinguistics
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics

Authors may submit full articles of 10,000 words (excluding data, tables, figures and bibliography) or squibs of any length up to approximately 3,500 words (excluding data, tables, figures and bibliography).

Students wishing to submit must have their paper reviewed by their supervisor prior to submission. Please submit the following form along with your article: Supervisor Consent Form. Supervisors are requested to use their own discretion in advising students to publish. Staff may submit at their own discretion. In cases of joint work, the primary investigator must approve submission. This can be conveyed via email to the editors.

We encourage submission in LaTeX (.tex) with an accompanying BibTex (.bib) file. The LaTeX template can be downloaded as a .zip file here. Submissions in .doc/docx format are also accepted. If you are using Word, please follow the LaTeX template as closely as possible.

COPiL will review submissions for formatting, style, and egregious grammar and spelling errors only.

Submissions and/or enquiries should be directed to the COPiL team at