Submission guidelines

Articles and book reviews should be submitted by email to

Book reviews should be between 2000 and 3000 words in length.

Articles should be between 7000 and 9000 words in length (including all notes). Please include an abstract of no more than 100 words with your article.

To ensure blind review, please omit any reference to the author(s) in the document.

The 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.

Instructions on how to prepare files 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, which publishes this journal, accepts only original work 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It is the author’s responsibility to obtain written permission to quote unpublished or published material beyond fair use, and to reprint illustrations from unpublished or copyrighted material (for both print and electronic versions).

For FAQs about copyright and permission to publish, check the Permission Worksheet or contact the journal editor.