CFP: Studies in American Culture (12/1/05; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
McDonald, Rob
contact email: 
McDonaldRL@vmi.edu

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

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Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

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Studies in American Culture is an annual publication of the Popular
Culture Association in the South and American Culture Association in the
South, which meet jointly in a conference each fall. Authors of
accepted manuscripts must join PCAS/ACAS (www.pcasacas.org). Membership
includes a year's subscription to both SiAC and our other publication,
Studies in Popular Culture.

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To facilitate the blind peer-review process, submit your essay
electronically (in a Microsoft Word file only) to the editor, making
sure not to identify yourself anywhere in the text. We prefer
submissions not exceeding 6000 words, double-spaced in Times Roman
12-point font. Formatting according to the MLA Style Manual (1998) is
required. Content notes should be kept to a minimum. Black and white
illustrations may accompany the text. Authors should secure all
necessary copyright permissions before submitting essays requiring such
permissions. Queries are encouraged.

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For additional submission information, visit our website:
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To be included in the first round of reviews for the October 2006 issue
(29.2), submissions must be received by December 1, 2005.

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Robert L. McDonald, Editor

Studies in American Culture

Department of English and Fine Arts

Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, Virginia 24450

mcdonaldrl_at_vmi.edu

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* While we have published essays on topics in popular culture, including
popular literature, music, television, and movies, we generally
encourage the submission of those works to our sister publication,
Studies in Popular Culture. Address queries or send submissions to
David Lavery, Editor, Studies in Popular Culture, Department of English,
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(dlavery_at_mtsu.edu <mailto:dlavery_at_mtsu.edu> ).

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond