Call for Papers & Peer Reviewers 2017

Call for Papers & Peer Reviewers 2017/18 – Contingent Horizons Volume 4 Issue 1

Issue Theme: Public Anthropology

Contingent Horizons is York University’s peer-reviewed student journal of anthropology. We aim to showcase scholarly and creative works of academic excellence by undergraduate and graduate students. We invite prospective contributors to submit their original, unpublished works for publication in our fourth volume. Selected submissions will be published online with complimentary print copies provided to the authors.

1) Submissions:

We are accepting submissions of original works that pertain to the discipline of anthropology, specifically relating to the issue’s theme of Public Anthropology. Authors of works that relate to broader public concerns, as well the intersections between social justice and anthropological theory, are strongly encouraged to submit. Essays could address, for example: social movements, health and illness, politics, environmental concerns, identities, development and displacement, migration and movement, decolonization, knowledge systems, public affects, technoscience, art and aesthetics, and activism. Submissions can include but are not limited to: ethnographic research papers, literature reviews, photo essays, and creative writing.

We are also looking for students to write brief book reviews of current anthropological or ethnographic works relevant to public anthropology published between 2016-2017. Students of anthropology and related disciplines are encouraged to submit their work.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 13th, 2017. Please review the submission guidelines at www.contingenthorizons.com prior to submission.

2) Peer Reviewers:

We are recruiting both undergraduate and graduate students who are willing to act as peer reviewers between October 2017-April 2018. Each peer reviewer will be asked to provide substantial and constructive feedback about the content of a maximum of 1-2 submissions.

If you are interested in being a peer reviewer, please e-mail the Editorial Collective at contingenthorizons@gmail.com with the subject line “Peer Review.” Please include your institutional affiliation, degree program, year of study, and areas of scholarly interest.

For information about the Call for Papers & Peer Reviewers 2017 and/or to read our previous issues please visit: www.contingenthorizons.com

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