The quality of papers presented at HEL-LEX III was very high, which makes the job of editing the proceedings volume a pleasant one. The proceedings will be published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project. The volume will be available online free of charge, but a small number of library bound copies will also be produced. The proceedings of the first two HEL-LEX conferences were published by Cascadilla, and our experience with them was very positive both times. The volume will be edited by Rod McConchie, Minna Nevala, Mark Kaunisto and Jukka Tyrkkö, and the editorial assistant will be Teo Juvonen.
The publisher expects that volumes are out within one year of the conference, which makes for a tight schedule. The deadline for submissions is June 30, a little later than we first anticipated. Please get in touch with us as soon as you can if you need more time, as we will try to accommodate you if possible.
There is no explicit limit on length, but your article ought to reflect what you presented at the conference and not expand on it too much (see Cascadilla instructions). All articles will be anonymously peer-reviewed. The deadline for revised versions will be announced later, but we expect it to be in early October, and the volume could be in the printer’s hands by years’s end or early 2013. Given the tight schedule, receiving papers early would be a boon.
As you prepare your submission, please consult the Cascadilla website for general instructions and for the style sheet. The publisher requires that all submissions are delivered ready for publication, so it is quite important that you follow the style sheet exactly, including the very precise instructions concerning margins. Although we will do our best to help out with any problems, it won’t be possible for us to edit all the submissions from scratch.
Finally, if you feel you need help with language revision, we may be able to help, although it may cost. Please check whether you have local revision services first and use them in the first place.
Thanks in advance for helping out.
Rod, for the committee.