Lights: MESSA Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

Good afternoon,

The Middle Eastern Studies Students' Association at the University of Chicago would like to extend this opportunity to Master's students from all departments to submit pieces for its journal, Lights. The journal is currently taking submissions for the Winter quarter. The upcoming deadline is Friday, January 18, 2013.

We accept pieces 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.

Please send submissions electronically
to: uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

cfp categories: 
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
professional_topics
religion
science_and_culture
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond