The Journal of Jewish Identities is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed forum for contesting ideas and debates concerning the formations of, and transformations in, Jewish identities in its various aspects, layers, and manifestations. The aim of this journal is to encourage the development of theory and practice in a wider spread of disciplinary approaches; to promote conceptual innovation and to provide a venue for the entry of new perspectives. Submissions are invited from all fields in the Humanities and Social Sciences and from the full range of methodologies. Diverse theoretical and philosophical approaches and methodologies, interdisciplinary research studies, as well as instructive case studies are particularly welcome. The Journal publishes empirical and theoretical articles, documents, an occasional debate section, as well as review essays and book reviews. The Journal of Jewish Identities is published twice a year.
Papers are welcome from a variety of themes, disciplines, and geographical regions for publicaiton in the January issue. July issues are special issues. Upcoming special issues July 2009 (gender) Future special issue topics include: the modern Russian-Jewish diaspora (July 2010), Latin America, and Jews of the borderlands.
Papers should be sent electronically to the editor in chief at firstname.lastname@example.org as Word e-mail attachments, indicating “Journal of Jewish Identities: Call for Papers” in the subject line. Manuscripts should be prepared using the Chicago Manual of Style. The preferred length for article manuscripts is 7,000 – 10,000 words, but shorter or longer submissions will be considered and will be reviewed following the Journals standard process. Please include an abstract of 150 words (or less) and a biographical note. All articles are anonymously reviewed. Submissions must be in the American English and are considered for publication on the understanding that the author(s) offer the Journal of Jewish Identities, the exclusive option to publish and that the paper is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. It is the responsibility of the author to obtain permission for using any previously published material. Accepted manuscripts become the permanent property of the journal. Authors may, of course, use the article elsewhere after publication without prior permission from the Journal of Jewish Identities, provided that acknowledgement is given to the Journal as original source of publication, and that the Journal is notified so that our records show that its use is properly authorized.
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