Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities Call for Papers

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College of Liberal Arts, National Sun Yat-sen University
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Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities
Call for Papers
1. Published semi-annually in January and July, the Journal solicits scholarly papers on literature, history, musicology and other humanities subjects. Manuscripts submitted to the Journal will be expected to contain original work and should not have been published or presented in abridged or other form elsewhere. (Qualified master's theses or doctoral dissertations will be deemed as 'presented' and will not be considered by the Editorial Board.)
The Journal publishes both scholarly essays and book reviews. The length of Chinese articles should range between 10,000 and 30,000 words; English between 4,500 and 10,000 words (including footnotes). Book reviews should not exceed 3,000 words. Commissioned articles have no word limit.
2. Essays submitted to the Journal should be in typescript and should be sent in duplicate. With each submission please include the Submission Form, affidavit, electronic database service agreement and the electronic file of the article.
3. Experts or scholars will be invited by the Editorial Board to evaluate anonymously each submission. The author's name or any possible reference for identifying the author should not appear in the article. Article recommended by the reviewers will be accepted for publication.
4. Authors with essays or book reviews published in the Journal will receive twenty offprints of their articles and two copies of the issue in which their articles appear.
5. Essays must conform to the MLA Style Manual for documentation.
6. Authors are responsible for securing permission to reproduce any illustration in the Journal, and responsible for their own essays, book reviews, or other forms of writing.
7. Submissions will not normally be returned.
8. Authors with essays or book reviews published in the Journal should also grant an exclusive license for our electronic database service.
9. Submissions for the Journal should be sent to the following address:
The Editorial Board
Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities
College of Liberal Arts
National Sun Yat-sen University
70 Lien-hai Road, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan ROC
Tel: 886-7-5252000 ext 3008、3006 Fax : 886-7-5253009

10. The deadline for the July issue is March 15, 2013