CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)

We invite Master's students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies. We encourage papers that explore the political, linguistic, and cultural significance of the Middle East that transcend limitations across formal/generic cultural, ideological boundaries, and/or within varying aesthetic approaches. Book reviews, critical, analytic, creative fiction, creative
nonfiction, photographic, artistic, narrative, and poetic pieces related to Middle Eastern studies are welcome.

Deadline is 5pm, Friday, January 18, 2013.

Please send submissions electronically to:

Guidelines: Text document must be in MS Word .doc(x) and all photography must be in PDF format. Include a cover sheet with your name, department, paper title, email address, and phone number. DO NOT include your name on the manuscript. Submissions without a coversheet, with names on the manuscript, or with improper formatting will not be accepted.