Submission

Supporting the concept of interdisciplinarity, we welcome submissions in the area of humanities and social sciences.

 

The deadline for registration is September 10, 2015.

 

All papers should be sent via conference email   [email protected] no later than October 31, 2015. (Use your last name to title the document file).

 

Selected papers will be published after the conference as a proceedings. 

 

  • Submission is expected to be between 3000-4500 words incl. bibliography and notes (8-10 pages)
  • Submit the manuscript in .doc format.
  • Submissions should be in American English.
  • Follow the instructions here which are based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed. (2009) which you might consult for questions not covered.
  • Use ten-point Times New Roman throughout the document.
  • Spacing between lines should be 12-point for the main text.
  • Use block quotations for quotes which are longer than 4 lines.
  • Use footnotes.
  • Provide permissions for material that is protected under any copyright law (esp. illustrations, min quality for illustrations 300 dpi).
  • Please use rounded quotation marks “…” and use double quotation marks throughout, except for quotes within quotes which are indicated by single quotation marks (‘…’), please use rounded ones here as well.
  • Check punctuation (AE: periods and commas within closing quotation marks; other punctuation marks only when they are part of the quoted material).
  • Please use em-dashes without spaces: for instance—like this.
  • Please include brackets for ellipses […]
  • Please turn off automatic hyphenation.

We will use the MLA Style Sheet (in-text citations), here are some examples for entries in the bibliography, please consult the 7th ed. of the MLA Handbook for questions not covered:

 

Bibliography

Book by a single author:

Name, First Name. Title: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print.

For example:

Fellner, Astrid M. Articulating Selves: Contemporary Chicana Self-Representation. Vienna: Braumüller, 2002. Print.

Edited Volume:

Name, First Name, ed. Title: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Print.

For example:

Brandt, Stefan L. and Astrid M. Fellner, eds. Making National Bodies: Cultural Identity and the Politics of the Body in (Post-)Revolutionary America. Trier: WVT, 2010. Print.

 Article in an edited volume:

Name, First Name. “Title of Article: Subtitle.” Title of Volume. Ed. First Name Last Name of Editor. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Print.

For example:

Fellner, Astrid M. “Making Columbia: The Politics of the Body in Revolutionary America.” Making National Bodies: Cultural Identity and the Politics of the Body in (Post-)Revolutionary America. Ed. Brandt, Stefan L. and Astrid M. Fellner. Trier: WVT, 2010. 25-40. Print.

 Article in a journal:

Name, First Name. “Title of Article: Subtitle.” Title of Journal. Issuenumber (Year): page numbers. Print.

For example:

Fellner, Astrid M. “Crossing Borders, Shifting Paradigms: New Perspectives on American Studies.” Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 33.1 (2008): 21-46. Print.

 Website:

For example:

Will, George. “The End of our Holiday from History.” Jewish World Review (12 September 2001). Web. <http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/will091201.asp>

 

Important Dates

# Steps Deadline
1 Registration and abstract submission September 10, 2015
2 Full-length paper submission October 31, 2015
3 Review of articles on the webpage of the conference December 1 , 2015 – January 14, 2016
4 Сonference dates January 15 – 17, 2016
 5  Publishing the proceedings of the conference