Aphra Behn Online - Call for Submissions for Spring 2018 Issue

deadline for submissions: 
January 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830
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Call for Submissions


ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 is a peer reviewed, open access, scholarly journal, sponsored by the Aphra Behn Society and the University of South Florida.  Published twice a year, the journal focuses on gender, women’s issues, and all aspects of women in the arts in the long eighteenth century, including pedagogy and digital research techniques and findings. We are particularly interested in articles that take advantage of the multi-media potential of the online environment.


ABO holds a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License.  ISSN: 21577129.  ABO is indexed by the MLAIB, EBSCO, and the DOAJ and is a member of the CELJ.


General Editor: Laura L. Runge


Managing Editors: Cassie Childs and Aleksondra Hultquist


Editorial Board:


Karen Gevirtz, Seton Hall

Julia Douthwaite, Notre Dame

Jennifer Keith, U of North Carolina - Greensboro

Katherine King, U of Montevall0

Devoney Looser, Arizona State U

Laura Mandell, Texas A&M University

Heather McPherson, U of Alabama, Birmingham

Jessica Munns, U of Denver

Hina Nazar, U of Illinois

Kirsten Saxton, Mills College



Submissions are accepted throughout the year on any topic related to our mission.


Scholarship – edited by Mona Narain, Texas Christian University

Pedagogy – edited by Cynthia Richards, Wittenberg University

Digital Humanities – edited by Tonya Howe, Marymount University

Reviews – edited by Robin Runia, Xavier University of Louisiana



ABO operates with a partially open peer-review process. The authors names are withheld, but readers sign their reports. ABO aims for timely responses to submitted work, generally within ninety days. 

There is no backlog for publication or limits on space for each issue.  Publication is speedy.

There is also no hard deadline for submissions. For consideration for the Spring 2018 issue, please try to submit work by the end of the Fall 2017 semester.


Please visit our journal :  http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/abo.