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Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Coluture (Peer-reviewed Journal)
full name / name of organization:
Popular Culture Association in the South
Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music, graphics, print, practices, associations, events—any of the material or conceptual conditions of life. Its contributors from the United States, Australia, Canada, China, England, Finland, France, Israel, Scotland, Spain, and the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus include distinguished anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, cultural geographers, ethnomusicologists, historians, and scholars in comics, communications, film, games, graphics, literature, philosophy, religion, and television. In short, Studies in Popular Culture accepts submissions on all forms of popular culture (American or international) studied from the perspective of any discipline.
Queries are welcome. Manuscript submissions should be sent via email as Microsoft Word attachments (author’s surname in the file name). Submissions are accepted year-round. Submissions typically total, including notes and bibliography, 5000 to 7500 words; the editing process may result in revisions that lengthen the essay. SPC is indexed in the annual MLA International Bibliography, and MLA documentation is preferred, but authors may use documentation appropriate to the field except that notes should be endnotes, not footnotes, and should not be embedded. Authors should secure all necessary copyright permissions before submitting material. SPC uses blind peer review. The editor reserves the right to make stylistic changes on accepted manuscripts. A multidisciplinary journal, SPC gives preference to submissions which demonstrate familiarity with the body of scholarly work on popular culture but which avoid the jargon associated with certain single-discipline studies.
SPC is published by the Popular Culture Association in the South, and contributors are expected to join the parent organization.
Direct queries and submissions by email to the editor:
Rhonda V. Wilcox, Ph.D.