Special Issue on Addiction (Fall 2003), Janus Head: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Janus Head, an interdisciplinary journal that explores the intersection among literature, continental philosophy and the arts, is seeking papers for a special issue on the topic of addiction. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2003. The journal features theoretical essays, qualitative studies, short fiction, poetry, and art. The editors are seeking submissions on the topic of addiction to be featured in the Fall 2003 special issue. Topics may include but are not limited to:
Interpretive and descriptive phenomenological analyses of addictions
Cultural differences and addiction
The social construction of addiction
Historical analyses of addiction (e.g., metabletics, genealogy)
Psychoanalytic, existential/phenomenological and/or postmodern approaches to understanding and/or treating addiction
Critical theory and addiction
Short fiction or poetry in which addiction is thematic
Addiction and embodiment
Addiction and the desiring subject
Narrative approaches to addiction
Metaphors of addiction
Addiction and gender
Addiction and social class
Work and addiction
Love and addiction
Religion and addiction
Analyses of fictional accounts of addiction
Guidelines for Submissions
Janus Head follows APA guidelines for its review process (peer review):
In general, Janus Head editors and reviewers look for work that speaks to the Janus Head attitude of "respect and openness to the various manifestations of truth in human experience and the fostering of understanding through meditative thinking, narrative structure, and poetic imagination."
CRITERIA FOR ESSAYS:
Submissions should be no longer than 7000 words (about 28 pages or shorter). Please include a cover letter, a short biography, and correspondence information. Works should be typed and double-spaced. Format requirements: APA or MLA styles (footnotes should be placed at the end of paper). Submit one disk and two (2) copies to the address below. Email submissions will not be accepted!
CRITERIA FOR SHORT FICTION & POETRY:
Please include a cover letter, a short biography, and correspondence information. Short fiction should be typed and double-spaced and should be no longer than 7000 words (about 28 pages or shorter). Poetry should be typed in the format in which it should be printed. Three to five poems are the suggested number for poetry submissions. Submit one disk and two (2) copies to the address below. Poetry, if 300 words or less, may be sent via email as an attached Word document (please include full correspondence address).
CRITERIA FOR ARTWORK:
We are seeking artists for submissions of portfolios to feature in the journal. Photos, slides, and/or electronic images are the preferred formats. Please email the editors if you have any questions.
If your submission does not follow these guidelines, it will not be reviewed.
Please include a SASE if you would like your materials
returned to you.
Copyright reverts back to the author upon publication. Janus Head reserves the right to re-print the work for promotional purposes, retrospective anthologies or other special print editions of the journal.
Contributors will receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which their work appears.
Please send to the address below. Authors should include their e-mail address. Notice of receipt of materials can be obtained by email.
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