Focus Publication — June 2020

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for June 2020 is: Bourhis, R.Y. (2019). Evaluating the impact of Bill 101 on the English-Speaking communities of Quebec. Language Problems and Language Planning, 43, 198-229. ABSTRACT Though forty years of language policies much improved the status and use of French in Quebec, laws such as Bill 101 played a role… Read more »

Focus Publication — May 2020

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for May 2020 is: Honeycutt, J., & Harwood, J. (2019). Using music therapy and imagined interaction to cope with stress. In J. Honeycutt (Ed.), Promoting mental health through imagery and imagined interactions (pp. 73-92). New York, NY: Peter Lang. ABSTRACT Music affects moods and emotion and can help people in dealing with stress…. Read more »

Call for Special Issue in JLSP: COVID-19 Research

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Dear IALSP Members and Friends,  The Journal of Language & Social Psychology (JLSP) is intent on publishing a Special Issue on language and sociopsychological matters relating to the Covid-19 virus that should appear in late 2021.  Any scholar (or scholars) with editing experience that would like to head up this venture as a Guest Editor, please indicate… Read more »

Focus Publication — March/April 2020

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for March/April 2020 is: Bernhold, Q., & Giles, H. (2019). Communication accommodation theory as a lens to examine painful self-disclosures in grandparent-grandchild relationships. In T. Avtgis, A. Rancer, E. MacGeorge, & C. Liberman (eds), Casing communication theory (pp. 31-48). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. You can download a PDF of this chapter here:

Focus Publication — February 2020

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for February 2020 is: Park, K., & Dubinsky, S. (2019). The syntax and semantics of negative questions and answers in Korean and English. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 4, 19, 1-9. Washington DC: LSA. doi:10.3765/plsa.v4i1.4518 ABSTRACT Differences in Korean and English negative polarity questions (NPQs) are revealed by the interpretation of… Read more »