Call For Undergraduate Papers: The Local Culture Journal (Deadline: Dec. 20)

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Local Culture / Augustana College (IL)

Local Culture seeks the submission of undergraduate essays for its Winter edition. Submission length should range from 1,500 to 8,000 words (approximately 5 to 20 pages, double-spaced) and should include a 100-word abstract. We welcome discussions related to any issue of sustainability or ecology, including but certainly not limited to arguments favoring/opposing a piece of ecological legislation, commentaries on environmental writers or works, interviews with figures in the contemporary sustainability movement, personal or narrative essays, research essays on the ecological views of an historical or philosophical figure, accounts of the sustainable (or unsustainable) practices of foreign cultures, works on environmental/sustainable economics, non-technical scientific essays, and pieces related to any question of sustainability generally.

Submissions for the Winter edition are due Sunday, December 20. Please email your submissions or queries to Nick Borchert, Editor-in-Chief, Local Culture, at Authors will be notified of the status of their submissions by January 17.

For more details, visit the journal's website at