Check out cutting-edge research from the LSA's flagship journal!  The latest issue includes articles on the effects of phonotactics on alternation learning, rethinking cartography, Mayan syntactic structures, velum kinematics in German, and more.

The June 2021 issue of Language is available online at Project MUSE. Please see the Table of Contents below, with clickable links to the latest research published in our flagship journal. To read the articles, you will need to be logged in using your institution's online credentials or the Project MUSE login portal for LSA members.

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Editorial Note: What makes a paper appropriate for Language?

Andries W. Coetzee, John Beavers

pp. 209-212​  free access

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The effect of phonotactics on alternation learning

Adam J. Chong

pp. 213-244​  restricted access

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The effect of phonotactics on alternation learning: Supplementary material

Adam J. Chong

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Rethinking cartography

Richard K. Larson

pp. 245-268​  free access

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Mayan agent focus and the ergative extraction constraint: Facts and fictions revisited

Jessica Coon, Nico Baier, Theodore Levin

pp. 269-332​  restricted access

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Planting the seed for sound change: Evidence from real-time MRI of velum kinematics in German

Christopher Carignan, Stefano Coretta, Jens Frahm, Jonathan Harrington, Phil Hoole, Arun Joseph, Esther Kunay, Dirk Voit

pp. 333-364​  free access

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Planting the seed for sound change: Evidence from real-time MRI of velum kinematics in German: Supplementary material

Christopher Carignan, Stefano Coretta, Jens Frahm, Jonathan Harrington, Phil Hoole, Arun Joseph, Esther Kunay, Dirk Voit

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Metrical prominence asymmetries in Medumba, a Grassfields Bantu language

Kathryn Franich

pp. 365-402​  free access

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Metrical prominence asymmetries in Medumba, a Grassfields Bantu language: Supplementary material

Kathryn Franich

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Language and Public Policy

Publishing in the Language and Public Policy section of Language

Vaidehi Ramanathan, Patricia Cukor-Avila

pp. 403-405​  free access

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Teaching Linguistics

Publishing in the Teaching Linguistics section of Language

Kazuko Hiramatsu, Michal Temkin Martinez

pp. 406-408​  free access

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Research Report (Online-only)

Across-the-board tonal polarity in Kipsigis: Implications for the morphology-phonology interface

Maria Kouneli, Yining Nie

pp. e111-e138​  restricted access

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Across-the-board tonal polarity in Kipsigis: Implications for the morphology-phonology interface: Supplementary material

Maria Kouneli, Yining Nie

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Reviews

Cycles in language change ed. by Miriam Bouzouita et al. (review)

David W. Lightfoot

pp. 409-414​  restricted access

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Developments in English historical morpho-syntax ed. by Claudia Claridge and Birte Bös (review)

Kristin Bech

pp. 414-419​  restricted access

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Current approaches to syntax: A comparative handbook ed. by András Kertész et al. (review)

Joyce Tang Boyland

pp. 419-425​  free access

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Multimodal conduct in the law: Language, gesture and materiality in legal interaction by Gregory Matoesian and Kristin Enola Gilbert (review)

Elizabeth Mertz

pp. 425-431​  restricted access

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The Editors' Report

Andries W. Coetzee, John Beavers

pp. 432-435​  free access

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Recent Publications

pp. 436-437​  restricted access

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