Submission guidelines

Articles should be submitted via email to

Please supply an abstract of 100 words with your paper.

Articles should be 7000-9000 words long (inclusive of all notes).

Omit any reference to the author(s) in the document to ensure blind review.

Preferred file format is Microsoft Word.

Images may be submitted as digital files (.tiff or high quality .jpeg) at least 300 dpi. Since images take up space normally reserved for text, please keep any such materials to a minimum.

File Preparing Instructions for Contributors: Preparing Your File for Contributors

Before submitting the final version of your article, please complete the following checklist: Contributor Checklist

The University of Nebraska Press, through which this journal is published, only accepts original works for publication. If your article or essay has been previously published in English—either online or in print— or is an original translation, please contact the journal editors immediately to determine how best to proceed.

It is the author’s responsibility to obtain written permission for unpublished or published material quoted in excess of fair use, and for the reprinting of illustrations from unpublished or copyrighted material (for both print and electronic versions). For FAQs on copyrights and permission to publish, check the Permission Worksheet or contact the journal editor.