Call for Guest Editors

Call for guest-editors for e- journal Language, Discourse and Society

Language, Discourse & Society is an international peer reviewed journal published twice annually (June and December) in electronic form. The journal publishes high-quality articles dedicated to all aspects of sociological analyses of language, discourse and representation.
All interested guest-editors are invited to submit a proposal (a call for papers) in order to edit a thematic issue. The editor in chief will consider proposed call for papers based on clear commitment to studies of language. Language, Discourse & Society cannot publish proceedings. Guest-editors are free to choose the thematic of their issue proposal. Language, Discourse & Society accepts electronic submissions year round. Please send your proposals to:

The role description of Language, Discourse & Society guest-editor is as follow:

Each guest-(co-)editor is responsible:

  • for writing the call for articles: within the framework of LD&S editorial line and tacking into account that LD&S cannot publish proceedings, (co-)editors are free to choose the thematic of their issue proposal.
  • for all communications with authors
  • for the evaluation process of articles, which includes:
  • finding additional reviewers so that each article is peer-reviewed.
  • taking a decision regarding the final selection of articles in accordance with the editorial line of LD&S
  • for keeping the deadline to submit the whole issue to the editor in chief of editing. This includes to take care that minimal requirements are met (front, front size, space, margin, accuracy of references)
  • for basic editing regarding the form and the style of each article: the (co-)editor should check whether the references within the article are mentioned in the bibliographical part, whether the references listed in the biographical part are all quoted within the article, and whether the template of LD&S is respected (letter font, size, etc.)

The guest-(co-)editor cannot publish an article in LD&S, neither as principal author, nor as co-author. His/her name is indicated as follow: “this issue of Language, Discourse and Society about {here the final title of the thematic issue} is edited by {here the name of the editor(s)}”.

The position of guest-(co-)editor is unpaid.