Crossing / Erecting Borders, The Lincoln Humanities Journal, November 1, 2014
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal. The theme for 2014 is "Crossing / Erecting Borders", real or imagined, artificial or historic at all levels of human action. These border constructs may be literary, political, social, cultural, economic, ethical, or aesthetic. Approaches across a broad range of disciplines such as anthropology, politics, religion, education, world literature, philosophy, music, visual arts, and the media, are welcomed.
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Acceptance Notification: November 15, 2014
Publication Online: December 2014
Printed Version: January-February 2015
Topics include but are not limited to:
Borders, fences, and frontiers across history, geography, and cultures
Borders, invasion, occupation, violence, nationalism, and war
Borders as a tool of exclusion / inclusion; political unions, (re)unification, mergers, blocs
Travelers, migrants, bohemians, exiles, and nomads
Cross-fertilization (between people, cultures, disciplines, genres, genders, etc.)
Diasporas and minorities
Representations of borders and migration in literature, film, theatre, the media, and the arts
Borders vs. global village, cosmopolitism, multiculturalism
Literary portrayals of the migrant and the outsider
The Lincoln Humanities Journal uses the MLA style. You may consult MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed., New York: MLA, 2009. For further examples, see the journal website at http://www.lincoln.edu/humanitiesconference/SubmissionGuidelines.pdf. You may also see the first volume of the Lincoln Humanities Journal, which is available for free at http://www.lincoln.edu/humanitiesconference/HJournalVol1No1.pdf
Authors should adhere to the following Submission Guidelines:
1. Submit articles electronically as a Word document.
2. Include name, professional affiliation, phone number, and email address in the cover e-mail.
3. Include a short bio (50-200 words)
4. Include the following statement in the cover e-mail: "I confirm that the attached manuscript has never been published elsewhere, under this, or another title."
4. Include an abstract of 200-300 words.
5. The article should be 3000 - 4500 words (around 10-14 double-spaced pages), including the abstract, the footnotes and the works cited.)
Please send your article to Abbes Maazaoui, at firstname.lastname@example.org.