June 2014 issue of Language now available
Volume 90, Number 2 (June 2014) of Language, the LSA's academic journal, is now available online. Articles from this issue include "Onsets contribute to syllable weight: Statistical evidence from stress and meter" (Kevin M. Ryan) and "The contribution of evidentials to utterance content: Evidence from the Basque reportative particle omen" (Kepa Korta and Larraitz Zubeldia).
"A statistical comparison of written language and nonlinguistic symbol systems", by Richard Sproat, challenges findings on ancient symbolic systems previously published in Science; see the LSA's news release for more information about this paper.
A free subscription of Language is provided as a benefit to all LSA members. Visit this page (login required) for more information on how to access your online copy of Language via Project MUSE; print copies of the June issue have already been mailed. The LSA is currently seeking nominations for the next Editor of Language, for a term set to begin in January 2016; nominations will be accepted until August 1.