CFP: Journal for the Academic Study of Magic (10/31/03; journal)

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Call For Papers

The Journal for the Academic Study of Magic (JSM), a multidisciplinary, =
peer-reviewed print publication, is seeking submissions for its second =
annual edition, to be published in Spring 2004. Scholarly articles of up =
to 8000 words, written in English, plus shorter book reviews (up to 800 =
words) and the like are welcomed. We aim to cover all areas of magic, =
witchcraft, paganism etc; all geographical regions and all historical =
periods, and we encourage articles from postgraduates, tenured academics =
and freelance writers alike, using an academic style.

Submissions should be prepared according to the MHRA style guide (5th =
edition). Please see their printed style guide (available in libraries =
and bookshops) or their website, plus =
our own guideline pages at and = for style and content details. In =
light of the breadth of submissions we received for Issue 1, we welcome =
early and brief correspondence with authors to discuss intended articles =
and their potential suitability for our journal- the above links also =
give guidelines for subject areas, including some areas that we do not =
cover, so please consult these first.

Submissions should be sent electronically to Dave Evans at = as Rich Text Format email =
attachments, including your name and brief title in the file name (for =
example "JSmithModernFrenchWitchcraft.rtf") . If you are unable to send =
by email please use regular mail to: Dave Evans, Department of =
Historical Studies, University of Bristol, 13 Woodland Road, Clifton, =
Bristol, UK BS8 1AD. Please enclose an SAE or IRC if you require postal =
acknowledgement of receipt, and if sending by regular mail please =
include one copy of your article on disk (PC formatted only, and =
virus-checked please!) and one print copy, with a covering letter.

Deadline: October 31st, 2003

Issue 1 of the journal, published by Mandrake of Oxford can be ordered =
from the website via a secure credit =
card server, or from any good bookshop quoting the references ISBN =
1869928 679 and ISSN 1479-0750. Academic Institutions and Libraries =
can send an official purchase order to Mandrake (whose regular mail =
address is to be found on the above link) to be invoiced on delivery.

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Dave Evans and Alison Butler

General Editors, JSM

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