Submissions

NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE CONTRIBUTORS
The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion welcomes a variety of contributions that focus on women's experience or on gender as a category of analysis, and that further feminist theory, consciousness, and practice.  We are looking for material of several types and formats: scholarly, critical, and constructive articles, review essays (recent literature on a given topic), reports of significant feminist projects related to religion, liturgies, poetry, letters, and ideas for roundtable discussions.

Click here to begin the process for Electronic Submission of materials.

Manuscript Guidelines:
Manucripts submitted should not be under consideration elsewhere. They should be typewritten in Times New Roman font (including any non-Roman characters), double-spaced, around 7,500 words (including footnotes). No bibliography is necessary. A 150-word abstract of the article must be inluded. Form should follow footnote style in The Chicago Manual of Style , 16th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010). In order to protect anonymity, no identifying information should appear anywhere in the document, including footnotes.  Click to view JFSR 's Style Sheet.

We ask authors to transliterate foreign languages in the manuscript. If authors wish to use a non-Unicode font and the article is accepted for publication, then authors will be required to pay any extra fees associated with typesetting.

All papers appropriate for the JFSR will be sent out anonymously to at least two reviewers, on whose judgment the editors rely heavily. While the JFSR is not restricted to any one conception of feminism and seeks to represent the widest possible range of religious feminist perspectives, it is feminist. Reviewers are asked to evaluate manuscripts not only on the basis of their scholarly competence but also on the basis of their contribution to feminist theory, their acquaintance with significant issues in the women's movement, and their vision of social and/or religious change. Writing that is in any way sexist, racist, homophobic, or otherwise discriminatory will not be accepted. All manuscripts are subject to editorial modification.

Poetry Guidelines:
Poetry submitted should not be under consideration elsewhere. In order to protect anonymity, the poet's name should appear only on a separate cover sheet.

All poetry appropriate for the JFSR will be sent out anonymously to at least two reviewers, on whose judgment the editors rely heavily. While the JFSR is a feminist journal, please note that the focus of the Journal is feminist studies in religion.   As a feminist journal, JFSR is not restricted to any one conception of feminism and seeks to represent the widest possible range of feminist perspectives. Reviewers are asked to evaluate creative pieces not only on the basis of their poetical mechanics but also on the basis of their religious content, contribution to feminist theory, their acquaintance with significant issues in the women's movement, and their vision of social and/or religious change.   Writing that is in any way sexist, racist, homophobic, or otherwise discriminatory will not be accepted.   All poetry is subject to editorial modification.

All correspondence related to the submission of manuscripts should be sent to: Christy Cobb, Submissions Editor, journal@fsrinc.org.

All manuscripts should be submitted via the online system.