Concentric | Studies in Linguistics

Alvin Cheng-Hsien Chen | National Taiwan Normal University
Jen Ting | National Taiwan Normal University

Concentric: Studies in Linguistics is a refereed, biannual journal, publishing research articles on all linguistic studies on the languages in the Asia-Pacific region. Review articles and book reviews with solid argumentation are also welcomed.

The journal is currently co-published by the Department of English at National Taiwan Normal University in Taiwan and John Benjamins Publishing Company and is a partially open access journal.

ISSN: 1810-7478 | E-ISSN: 2589-5230
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Volume 50 (2024)

Volume 49 (2023)

Volume 48 (2022)

Volume 47 (2021)

Volume 46 (2020)

Volume 45 (2019)

Advisory Board
Chin-chuan Cheng | Academia Sinica
C.-T. James Huang | Harvard University
Shuanfan Huang | Yuan Ze University
Michael Kenstowicz | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paul Jen-kuei Li | Academia Sinica
Yen-hui Audrey Li | University of Southern California
Marie-Claude Paris | Université Denis Diderot (Paris 7)
Malcolm D. Ross | The Australian National University
Rint Sybesma | Leiden University
James H.-Y. Tai | National Chung Cheng University
Chiu-yu Tseng | Academia Sinica
H. Samuel Wang | Yuan Ze University
Editorial Board
Zhiming Bao | National University of Singapore
Su-chiao Chen | National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Hintat Cheung | Asia University
Raung-fu Chung | Southern Taiwan University
ORCID logoShu-kai Hsieh | National Taiwan University
Hui-chuan J. Huang | Academia Sinica
Lilian M. Huang | Shih Chien University
ORCID logoZhuo Jing-Schmidt | University of Oregon
ORCID logoHuei-ling Lai | National Chengchi University
ORCID logoHui-shan Lin | National Taiwan Normal University
ORCID logoHongyin Tao | University of California, Los Angeles
Jing-Lan Joy Wu | National Taiwan Normal University
Niina Ning Zhang | National Chung Cheng University
Editorial Assistant
Sung-Chuan (Nicky) Hu | concentric.ling at
Subscription Info
Current issue: 50:1, available as of May 2024

General information about our electronic journals.

Subscription rates

All prices for print + online include postage/handling.

Online-only Print + online
Volume 51 (2025): 2 issues; ca. 260 pp. EUR 165.00 EUR 209.00
Volume 50 (2024): 2 issues; ca. 260 pp. EUR 160.00 EUR 190.00

Individuals may apply for a special online-only subscription rate of EUR 65.00 per volume.
Private subscriptions are for personal use only, and must be pre-paid and ordered directly from the publisher.

Available back-volumes

Online-only Print + online
Complete backset
(Vols. 45‒49; 2019‒2023)
10 issues;
1,280 pp.
EUR 772.00 EUR 850.00
Volume 49 (2023) 2 issues; 260 pp. EUR 155.00 EUR 173.00
Volumes 46‒48 (2020‒2022) 2 issues; avg. 260 pp. EUR 155.00 per volume EUR 170.00 per volume
Volume 45 (2019) 2 issues; 240 pp. EUR 152.00 EUR 167.00

Concentric offers online submission.

Before submitting, please consult the guidelines and the Short Guide to EM for Authors.

If you are not able to submit online, or for any other editorial correspondence, please contact the editors via e-mail: concentric.ling at


John Benjamins journals are committed to maintaining the highest standards of publication ethics and to supporting ethical research practices.

Authors and reviewers are kindly requested to read this Ethics Statement .

Please also note the guidance on the use of (generative) AI in the statement.

Rights and Permissions

Authors must ensure that they have permission to use any third-party material in their contribution; the permission should include perpetual (not time-limited) world-wide distribution in print and electronic format.

For information on authors' rights, please consult the rights information page.

Open Access

Articles accepted for this journal can be made Open Access through payment of an Article Publication Charge (APC) of EUR 1800 (excl. tax). To arrange this, please contact openaccess at once your paper has been accepted for publication. More information can be found on the publisher's Open Access Policy page.

Corresponding authors from institutions with which John Benjamins has a Read & Publish arrangement can publish Open Access without paying a fee. Please consult this list of institutions for up-to-date information on which articles qualify.

For information about permission to post a version of your article online or in an institutional repository ('green' open access or self-archiving), please consult the rights information page.

If the article is not (to be made) Open Access, there is no fee for the author to publish in this journal.


John Benjamins Publishing Company has an agreement in place with Portico for the archiving of all its online journals and e-books.


Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General