Lingua Sinica is the first international Open Access journal dedicated to the study of languages and linguistics in China, including their various social and regional dialects. It publishes high quality papers based on contemporary linguistic theories and comprehensive generalizations derived from carefully collected language data with no preference as to any particular theoretic framework. Papers written in English covering significant linguistic issues in Chinese and the languages in China are welcomed.
The first Open Access international journal devoted to the languages and linguistics of China, aiming to achieve the widest possible visibility and optimal international impact for its published research.
Publishing research articles that bridge theoretical orientations, research paradigms, and linguistic traditions.
Providing free accessibility to linguists in China and around the world to promote effective research dissemination and exchange; offers a rapid peer-reviewed process and open access publication.
The publication costs are covered by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University—Peking University Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.
The journal operates a single-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to the authors are anonymous.
All articles published are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found at content.sciendo.com/view/journals/linguasinica/.
As authors of articles published in Lingua Sinica you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the Sciendo copyright and license agreement (content.sciendo.com/view/journals/linguasinica/).
Giving authors in their area of expertise the opportunity to publish open access
High visibility thanks to unrestricted online access
Rigorous peer-review and high-quality author services
Citation tracking and inclusion in bibliographic databases
Easy compliance with open access mandates
Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System
The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.
Editor-in-Chief Professor Chu-Ren Huang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China Professor Dingxu Shi, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China Professor Yen-Hwei Lin, Michigan State University, USA
Managing Editor Ms. Yanlin Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Editorial Advisory Board Prof. Joan Bresnan, Stanford University, USA Prof. Gennaro Chierchia, Harvard University, USA Prof. Qingxia Dai, Minzu University of China, China Prof. James C.-T. Huang, Harvard University, USA Prof. Shuanfan Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Prof. Paul Jen-kuei Li, Academia Sinica, Taiwan Prof. Alain Peyraube, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France Prof. James H. Y. Tai, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan Prof. William Wang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong/The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Editors Prof. Kathleen Ahrens, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China Prof. Zhiming Bao, National University of Singapore, Singapore Prof. YungLi Henry Chang, Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan Prof. Ping Chen, The University of Queensland, Australia Prof. San Duanmu, University of Michigan, USA Prof. Ik-sang Eom, Hanyang University, Korea Prof. Shengli Feng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China Prof. Yihong Gao, Peking University, China Prof Yueguo Gu, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China Prof. Hun-Tak Thomas Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China Prof. Ping Li, Pennsylvania State University, USA Prof. Yafei Li, University of Wisconsin, USA Prof. Yen-hui Audrey Li, University of South California, USA Prof. Stephen Matthews, University of Hong Kong, China Prof. James Myers, National Chung Cheng University, China Prof. Jerome Packard, University of Illinois, USA Prof Haihua Pan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China Prof. Marie-Claude Paris, University of Paris VII, France Prof. Chaofen Sun, Stanford University, USA Prof. Rint Sybesma, Leiden University, The Netherlands Prof. Sze-wing Tang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China Prof. Jie Xu, University of Macau, China Dr. Nianwen Bert Xue, Brandeis University, USA Prof. Jie Zhang, University of Kansas, USA
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