CFP: Book and Film Reviews for the Peace Studies Journal (Deadline: September 1, 2015)

Call for Papers, Book and Film Reviews for the Peace Studies Journal

Guest Editor for the Peace and Justice Studies Association: Dr. Laura Finley, Associate Professor of Sociology & Criminology, Barry University

The Peace Studies Journal is an international interdisciplinary free online peer-reviewed scholarly journal.

Please submit original, unpublished articles, book and film reviews, as well as non-traditional formats (poetry, dialogues, and more). Every submitted article will be subject to anonymous peer review and recommendations.

Articles (2,000-10,000 words), film, book, art and other media reviews (maximum 3,000 words), interviews and dialogues (1,000-10,000 words), poems (less than 10,000 words) or other contributions should be submitted to Dr. Laura Finley at no later than September 1, 2015. Contributors will receive feedback by October 31. Authors receiving accept without revisions or accept with editorial revisions decisions will have until November 30 to finalize their submissions, which will be published in December 2015 or January 2016.

Additional guidelines for submissions:

  • All submissions should have appropriate references and citations. Manuscripts should be single line spacing, 12-point font and conform to the American Psychological Association (APA) style format with no footnotes or endnotes.
  • Submissions must be sent in Microsoft Word format. Submissions in other software formats will not be reviewed.
  • Authors should remove all self-identification from their submissions, but all submissions must be accompanied by a title page with author(s) name and affiliation, name of type of submission (e.g., article, review, conference summary, etc.), contact information including e-mail, postal address, and phone number.
  • Authors must include an abstract of no more than 150 words that briefly describes the manuscript’s contents.

For more information about the Peace Studies Journal, published by the Central New York Peace Studies Consortium, see