Special Issue on Freedom

deadline for submissions: 
July 1, 2024
full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Dialogic Ethics: Interfaith and Interhuman Perspectives
contact email: 

This issue will engage the theme of the National Communication Association’s 109th Annual Convention on freedom. The convention’s call recognizes the relationship between human communication and freedom, inquiring into the meaning of freedom and the role of communication in achieving freedom. In response to this theme, the Journal of Dialogic Ethics invites essays that consider connections between and among freedom, dialogue, and ethics, with a special focus on interfaith and interhuman perspectives.
Topics of contributions may include, but are not limited to, scholarly explorations related to academic freedom, freedom of speech, liberation theology, dialogic perspectives on American democracy, and intercultural/intergroup/interpersonal relations.


  1. Submission deadline: July 1, 2024
  2. Essays will be subject to two blind peer reviews.
  3. Notification of status: September 1, 2024
  4. Publication: The Journal of Dialogic Ethics: Interfaith and Interhuman Perspectives 4, no. 1 (Spring 2025)

Author Instructions

Please submit full manuscripts as Microsoft Word documents to dialogicethics@duq.edu

Two files should be sent:

  • The first should include a cover page with name, current institutional affiliation, mailing address, email address, and a 75–100-word biography of the author(s).
  • The second should include the manuscript, a 100–150-word abstract, and 4–6 keywords. The manuscript should be 20–25 double-spaced pages in length, including references. Author name(s) should be completely removed from the manuscript and document properties.

Manuscript formatting and citations should conform to the current edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date References format). 

Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Dialogic Ethics: Interfaith and Interhuman Perspectives should be original manuscripts not under review at another journal or publication.

For more information, visit https://www.dialogic-ethics.org/submit.html.