Thursday, January 19, 2006

CFP: Storytelling, Self and Society (3/1/06; journal issue)

CFP: Storytelling, Self and Society (3/1/06; journal issue)

Storytelling, Self, Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies

Call for Submissions

Storytelling, Self, Society is a bi-annual, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to storytelling as interpersonal, performance,
or public discourse. Papers may represent disciplines including but not limited to storytelling, folklore, cultural studies, communication, English, education, library science, health care, business, peace studies, psychology, sociology, anthropology, pop culture, theater and performance studies.

In addition, a variety of items will be considered for review, including print publications, recordings and performances. Please indicate in your response if you are interested in reviewing a recently experienced storytelling performance. Contact Janice M. Del Negro, review editor, at to indicate interest and for additional information.

For more information on the journal, we invite submitters to visit our web site:

For consideration in the Fall 2006, issue, please e-mail a completed manuscript by March 1, 2006, to:

Caren S. Neile, MFA, Ph.D.
Managing Editor, Storytelling, Self, Society

Manuscripts (headings and in-text citations), abstracts, references/works cited, figures, and tables must conform either to: (a) the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001, Fifth Edition) guidelines, or (b) to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (2003, Sixth Edition, Modern Language Association of America). Contributors
are encouraged to follow the guidelines of these manuals for avoiding bias in language. Each submission should include a single-paragraph abstract of no more than 120 words on a separate page, preceding the manuscript. Submittors should indicate whether their submissions conform for MLA or APA style, and include in the letter to the Managing Editor the history of
the manuscript (conference paper, Master’s Thesis, Dissertation, part of a larger study, to name a few).

By submitting to SSS, authors warrant that (a) they will not submit their manuscript to any other publication while the manuscript is under review with SSS, (b) the work is original and not previously published in any form, and (c) appropriate credit has been given to other contributors, including students, to the project. Manuscripts should be no more than 20
double-spaced pages (excluding references, tables, figures, or appendixes; 12-pt. Times New Roman, 1-inch page margins all around). Manuscripts that do not conform to the mission of the journal, or do not comply with the submission guidelines, will not be reviewed. In submitting, authors agree to assign copyright of their manuscripts, if accepted, to SSS.