Alicante Journal of English Studies / Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

Call for Papers Volume 39

Special Issue: Morphology through the Prism of Exemplars


Inflectional morphology, derivational morphology, morphological productivity, language variation and change, word formation, word recognition


Exemplar theory, exemplar dynamics, frequency effects, morphological productivity, inflection, derivation, individual differences

Research question:

Frequency, similarity, recency and analogy effects in inflection and derivation – how do insights from Exemplar Theory complement research in morphology?

Brief description:

The topics include but are not limited to:

- morphological productivity

- inflection and derivation

- exemplar dynamics in language variation and change

- word-formation patterns

- developmental morphology research

- the role of morphology in word recognition

Important deadlines:

• Submission of proposals (October 15, 2022): approx. 250-300 words. Please email your proposals to and

• Acceptance of proposals (November 15, 2022)

• Submission of manuscripts (February 15, 2023): to submit your manuscript (once your proposal is accepted), go to Please make sure your manuscript conforms to the Author Guidelines. Should you have any trouble submitting your paper, please contact or

• Acceptance of manuscripts (April 15, 2023)

• Copyediting & typesetting (May-June, 2023)

• Publication of special issue (July 2023)

Access to the full CfP here.