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Chiasma: A Site For Thought

Chiasma: A Site for Thought was established in September 2013 as an annual, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal for the generation and dispersion of theory. While recognizing ‘theory’ as a pursuit born of the crossing of continental philosophy, social and political theory, literary criticism, media studies, and cultural studies, Chiasma: A Site for Thought places emphasis on those genetic moments that displace theory from its history, without abandoning it to an auxiliary position between disciplines. The journal therefore aims at the affirmation of theory’s own powers to recombine and mutate the societal, historical, and academic coordinates from which it comes.

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Comparative and International Education / Éducation Comparée et Internationale

Comparative and International Education (formerly known as Canadian and International Education), the official journal of the Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC), is published twice a year and is devoted to publishing articles dealing with education in a comparative and international perspective.

Éducation comparée et internationale (anciennement connu sous le nom Éducation canadienne et internationale), la revue officielle de la Société canadienne d'éducation comparée et internationale (SCECI), est publiée deux fois par an et est consacrée à la publication d'articles en rapport à des questions éducatives, à partir d’une perspective comparée et internationale.

Online access to issues over the past year is available to subscribers only.

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Discussions on University Science Teaching: Proceedings of the Western Conference on Science Education

The title of this publication,Discussions on University Science Teaching: Proceedings of the Western Conference on Science Education, was crowd-sourced during the raucous 2015 WCSE Banquet. Proceedings of the Conference will now be affectionately known as "Wixie Dust".

We are delighted to accept submissions from WCSE 2017 - Embracing Change. See the link at left.

We acknowledge the generous support of Nelson Education as well as the faculties of Science at Western and Dalhousie Universities.

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Entrehojas: Revista de Estudios Hispánicos

Entrehojas: Revista de Estudios Hispánicos is a publication of the Hispanic Studies Graduate Program of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at The University of Western Ontario. Entrehojas aims to create a space for academic debate about cultural, linguistic and literary studies.

The main objective of Entrehojas is to make the work of graduate students accessible and to develop research networks.

The Editorial Board of Entrehojas 2014-2015 has decided to introduce a special section on Digital Humanities in its Volume 5. The Call for Papers is intended to be for graduate students who want to publish their working projects that are an intersection between Digital Humanities and Hispanic Studies

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Exceptionality Education International

Exceptionality Education International provides a forum for research and dialogue on topics relevant to the education of people with exceptionalities and how barriers to the full participation of all people in education can be reduced and removed. People with exceptionalities are those from groups who have been traditionally marginalized in education as the result of ability, culture, ethnicity, gender, identity, language, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.

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Feminist Philosophy Quarterly

Feminist Philosophy Quarterly (FPQ) is an online, open access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting feminist philosophical scholarship. We welcome submissions from all areas and traditions of feminist philosophy, and our goal is to be a platform for philosophical research that engages the problems of our time in the broader world.

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Journal for Social Thought

Volume 2 published!

Special Issue: Social Problems, Social Solutions

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Volume 3: Now Accepting Submissions

We are now accepting submissions for Volume 3 of the Journal of Social Thought. Please review our Submission Guidelines prior to submitting your paper to become familiar with the requirements needed for submission and the peer-review process. Take some time to read our previous volumes to support graduate research and theoretical work. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date with everything JST. We look forward to reading your work! - JST Editors

We are currently recruiting peer reviewers! See JST Peer Review Information for more details.

The Journal for Social Thought (JST) is a peer reviewed academic journal run and maintained by graduate students in the department of sociology at Western University in Canada. This journal focuses on publishing the theoretical and empirical contributions of graduate students, post-docs, academic professionals, and independent scholars in an open access platform. Each issue of the JST focuses on either a general theme or different specialized topics related to today’s relevant sociological questions, which fall underneath the general umbrella of social thought. Our mission is to facilitate the exchange of brilliant and innovative ideas in sociology and other related fields, while especially providing an avenue for graduate students to be involved in the publishing and review processes.

See the About This Journal page and our Aims & Scope for a complete coverage and overview of the journal and mission statement.

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Kino: The Western Undergraduate Journal of Film Studies

Kino: The Western Undergraduate Journal of Film Studies is a student-run publication that serves to exhibit the best of film theory and critique as written by undergraduate students at The University of Western Ontario. Any questions can be submitted to .

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Le Monde français du dix-huitième siècle

Le Monde français du dix-huitième siècle (MFDS) (ISSN 2371-722X) est une revue électronique dont l’accès est libre. La Revue est interdisciplinaire, évaluée par des pairs. La Revue accepte actuellement des propositions d’articles (en français ou en anglais) de la part de professionnels du milieu de l’enseignement qui s’efforcent d’améliorer la compréhension du monde “français” du dix-huitième siècle, c’est-à-dire aussi sa réception et son rayonnement international, et également ses expériences coloniales et la réflexion qui les accompagne. La Revue s’intéresse aussi bien aux auteurs canoniques (masculins et féminins) qu’aux auteurs moins connus, aux études de traductions françaises, et à la réception des philosophes et des artistes (peintres, danseurs, dramaturges).

Ce projet continue les quatre numéros publiés par Mestengo Press Altered Narratives: Female Eighteenth-Century Authors Reinterpreted, éds. Servanne Woodward, et Anthony Purdy, Minette Gaudet et Peter Saìz, éditeurs associés, London, Ontario: Mestengo Press, 1997; Public Space of the Domestic Sphere = Espace public de la sphère domestique, éd. Servanne Woodward, et Roland V. Bonnel, Alain Goldschläger, Christine Roulston, et Peter Saìz, éditeurs associés, London, Ontario: Mestengo Press, 1997; Autobiographical Journeys = Promenades autobiographiques, éds. Servanne Woodward & Jeremy Worth, London, Ontario: Mestengo Press, 2001; Marivaux avec Michel Deguy, éds. Servanne Woodward & Wilson Baldridge, London, Ontario: Mestengo Press, 2001. Ces volumes sont maintenant postés électroniquement. Pour les directives supplémentaires sur les propositions d’articles et les exigences relatives à leur format, veuillez cliquer sur le lien «Règles de soumission» sur la barre verticale des menus.

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Liberated Arts: a journal for undergraduate research (Huron University College)

Call for Papers Liberated Arts: Issue Four, 2018

Showcase your research! Huron’s undergraduate journal, Liberated Arts, is now accepting undergraduate papers until January 15, 2018. Submissions can be in any discipline of the Arts and Social Sciences, and we encourage essays that explore new areas of research, arguments, theories, and perspectives. Letters to the Editors, literature reviews and original graphics for the front ‘cover’ are also welcome. See the previous issues at

Authors must currently be completing, or within twelve months of finishing, an undergraduate university degree in a certified university institution. Undergraduate students who have participated in previous issues are welcome to submit new articles.

Instructions to authors:

  • Please submit a clean and anonymous copy of your submission to, along with contact details, a 150 word abstract and a list of five keywords.
  • Papers must not exceed 4,000 words.
  • Citations must follow a recognized academic citation style.
  • Submissions should be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Rich Text (.rtf) format.
  • Authors are responsible for ensuring that copyright laws are followed regarding any quotes and/or images reproduced within the paper.
  • Authors may submit only one paper for review in each issue.

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Mouvances Francophones

Mouvances Francophones (MF) (ISSN 2371-7211) est une revue électronique interdisciplinaire, évaluée par des pairs, et dont l’accès est libre. La Revue accepte actuellement des propositions d’articles (en français de préférence) de la part de professionnels qui définissent la francophonie sub-saharienne (ici principalement les écrivains et critiques).

Les écrivains africains s’expriment en français pour atteindre des lecteurs nationaux et internationaux, les ex-colonisés d'Afrique et d'ailleurs, comme les nationaux des pays colonisateurs ou simplement francophones. D'un autre côté, les littératures francophones post-coloniales sont étudiées par rapport à une identité nationale, et nous nous penchons sur le cas de la littérature francophone « Sub-Saharienne ». Les écrivains francophones sont « sénégalais », « congolais », de la diaspora (le cas des Antilles par exemple), sans compter la zone géographique qu'ils habitent effectivement (Afrique, Europe, Amérique), ni l'arbitraire des frontières rectilignes nationales qui ont divisé des communautés naguère homogènes et indépendantes et qui aujourd'hui divisent certaines ethnies en « minorités » englobées avec d'autres ethnies plus fortunées en ce qu'elles sont restées regroupées. Depuis l'indépendance des colonies d'Afrique, la langue française est alors une langue officielle, que les auteurs utilisent infléchie par l'effet local d'interférences linguistiques ou développements insulaires qui diffèrent de la langue académique française, c'est-à-dire de celle des meilleurs écrivains français canoniques dans l'espace géographique et identitaire de « l'hexagone » français—incluant des écrivains africains tel Senghor.

Reprenant le concept d' « ethnicité fictive » d'Etienne Balibar, Christiane Albert estime que le modèle nationaliste européen élaboré par Herder contre « la conception littéraire universaliste française » supposait « une identité 'naturelle' entre une langue, et une nation qui s'exprimait à travers un patrimoine culturel national garant de « l'âme' d'un peuple » (2005). De ce point de vue, il reste paradoxal que la pratique de l'écriture francophone cimente une unité nationale africaine. Néanmoins, surtout en ce qui concerne le roman de mœurs, une des veine sensible des romancières des années 1980, c’est moins l’universalisme qui est visé, mais une attitude spécifique liée à une pratique ou à la forme spécifique d’interaction locale à réformer ou à repenser—et alors par exemple, la langue française permet de prendre à témoins les groupes externes comme adopter d’emblée une perspective « candide » et « moderne » sur une coutume ou une tradition inutilement blessante.

Depuis 2007, le concept de « littérature-monde » suppose un universalisme cosmopolite qui efface les distinctions entre les littératures nationales pour privilégier la communauté linguistique et abolir les frontières par le qualificatif « francophone » comme distinct de l'identité culturelle française de l'hexagone, ou du Québec, ou « belge ». Par ailleurs, le concept de « littérature migrante » multiplie les nuances et les déclinaisons de « frontières » identitaires, et doubles codes linguistiques, dans la langue française (ou hors de la langue française mais avec elle) et le rapport de la langue à la « nation » d'origine ou d'immigration. La « Littérature Tout-Monde » de Glissant suggère une interpénétration des identités sur un modèle Antillais. L'objectif de ce journal est de suivre les « mouvances » de ces concepts apparemment contradictoires de la francophonie traditionnellement désignée comme « Sub-Saharienne » ou de la diaspora africaine antillaise, et d’étudier la question du qualificatif littéraire de « francophone » à l'aide de textes définissants la « Francophonie » et les coopérations culturelles (ici principalement littéraires) qu'elle recouvre.

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Nota Bene: Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Musicology

Nota Bene is a journal of musicology developed by the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University Canada. It seeks to publish essays of a high critical and rhetorical standard, written by undergraduate students from universities around the world. Essays in historical musicology, ethnomusicology, popular music studies, music theory, music education, and interdisciplinary subjects with a focus on the above are invited. All submissions are double-blind reviewed by a panel of professors from across Canada.

Questions can be submitted by .

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Panorama: A Biomedical Perspective

The Panorama: A Biomedical Perspective aims to promote the communication of research and professional activities within the scope of the University of Western Ontario IEEE EMBS student chapter. This peer-reviewed publication encourages students in biomedical engineering, biological and medical sciences to share their current work and ideas in plain language, which is understandable to everyone working within these fields.

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Political Science Publications (Political Science Department)

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Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Discussion Paper Series/ Un Réseau stratégique de connaissances Changements de population et parcours de vie Document de travail

Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Discussion Paper Series / Un Réseau stratégique de connaissances Changements de population et parcours de vie Document de travail

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Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Research/Policy Brief

The Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Research/Policy Brief publishes short articles based on the research of its Cluster members.

Le Dossier de recherche/politique du réseau Changements de population et parcours de vie publie des articles courts basés sur les recherches de ses membres.

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Sociological Imagination: Western’s Undergraduate Sociology Student Journal

Sociological Imagination:
Western's Undergraduate Sociology Student Journal

Welcome to the Sociological Imagination! The Sociological Imagination is a peer-reviewed, student run journal published annually in association with the Sociology Students’ Association and the Department of Sociology at Western University. The Sociological Imagination journal publishes the original work of undergraduate students in the field of sociology and related sub-disciplines.

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Teaching Innovation Projects

The Teaching Support Centre at Western University is the proud publisher of the Teaching Innovation Projects (TIPS) Journal. TIPS publishes 1-2 issues/year that focus on the scholarly and pedagogical foundations for instructor development workshops on a variety of topics in higher education. Each article includes an annotated review of relevant literature and a detailed breakdown of the workshop’s learning activities.

The graduate students and postdoctoral fellows whose articles appear in this journal welcome feedback on their ideas. If you use or adapt an innovation, please cite the authors appropriately and feel free to contact authors to discuss the outcomes of their ideas.


Journal Editors:

Dr. Karyn Olsen
Educational Developer
Teaching Support Centre
Western University

Dr. Natasha Patrito Hannon
Manager, Educational Development
Centre for Academic Excellence
Niagara College

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The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The Journal

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CJSoTL) is a peer reviewed, trans-disciplinary, open-access electronic journal created and supported by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. We accept submissions (in French or English) from academic professionals working to understand and enhance learning in higher education through systematic scholarly inquiry: articles relevant to the Canadian context, that shed new light on the teaching and learning interests of post-secondary education in Canada, including quantitative and/or qualitative research reports and essays examining issues in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

For additional submission guidelines and format requirements, please click on the Submission Guidelines link on the side menu bar.

If you have any questions or are interested in being a reviewer for the journal, please contact the editors at

Call for Editorial Board Members

Applications are invited for the position of Editorial Board Member for The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CJSoTL) / La revue canadienne sur l'avancement des connaissances en enseignement et en apprentissage (RCACEA).

Three positions with the Editorial Board are available. Editorial Board Members are responsible for attending Editorial Board meetings every other month to participate in the governance and advancement of the journal, promoting the journal, and serving as a reviewer for at least two articles per annum for the journal. All appointees will work collaboratively with the Senior Editor, Dr. Beth Marquis, the Managing Editor, Dr. Ken N. Meadows, the Associate Editors, and other members of the Editorial Board. Appointments will be for three years.

Applications should address some or all of the following selection criteria:


  1. A background in the scholarship of teaching and learning as a faculty member, educational developer, librarian, other teaching and learning professional, or student.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work well with others (e.g. joint publications, joint grants, working in a national network).
  3. Commitment to the goals of the journal's parent organization, The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education/La société pour l’advancement de la pédagogie dans l’enseignement supérieur (see the STLHE/SAPES website at
  4. The applicant must be (or become) a member of STLHE/SAPES.


  1. Experience in serving on an Editorial Board of an academic journal.
  2. Access to a network of academic development researchers and/or relevant practitioners who might act as referees.
  3. The ability to speak, read and write both French and English.
  4. Experience in the college sector

Written applications should be brief and they should address the selection criteria. They should include a current Curriculum Vitae and must be submitted no later than Monday, January 15, 2018 to Dr. Beth Marquis (

For more information about the Editor Board positions, please contact Dr. Marquis.

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The Huron University College Journal of Learning and Motivation (Psychology)

The Huron University College Journal of Learning and Motivation consists of research reports produced by students enrolled in PSY 2280E, Method and Theory in Learning and Motivation.

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The International Indigenous Policy Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Jerry White, Western University
Managing Editor: Susan Wingert, Western University
Policy Commentaries Editor: Nicholas Spence, University of Alberta

Thank You for Making 2017 IIPJ's Most Successful Year!

In 2017, we surpassed our previous record for full text downloads—reaching almost 85,000 for the year!

We are the #1 Indigenous-focused journal in the world based on Google Scholar's H-5 index.

We could not have accomplished all that we did in 2017 without support from our readers, authors, copy editors, editorial and advisory boards, and funders.

We are very excited about the articles we are working on for 2018. We will have a special issue: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change.

Thank you for supporting IIPJ and all of the work worldwide that advances the rights and goals of Indigenous Peoples. We wish you the very best in 2018.

Jerry White, Editor-in-Chief
Susan Wingert, Managing Editor

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The Word Hoard

The Word Hoard

Follow us on Facebook (Word Hoard) and Twitter (@word_hoard) for up-to-date information and events related to the journal.


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Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

Welcome to another year of UWOJA: The University of Western Ontario Anthropology Journal.

We are pleased to announce that UWOJA (formerly known as TOTEM) was the second most popular publication (second only to the electronic theses and dissertations) accessed at Western in April of 2012. The journal is now included in the EBSCOhost™ database system – widely used in academic libraries around the world making UWOJA an internationally accessed journal. We have published submissions from graduate and undergraduate students in Canada, the United States and Europe.

We would like to thank everyone who contributed a manuscript last year and we look forward to reading this year’s submissions – Due January 15, 2016.

UWOJA is a peer-reviewed, student-run journal of anthropology published annually in association with the Anthropology Society and the Department of Anthropology at The University of Western Ontario (UWO). UWOJA’s mandate is to publish exceptional works of creative and original research by undergraduate and graduate students in any of the four sub-fields of anthropology.

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University of Western Ontario Medical Journal

Welcome to the University of Western Ontario Medical Journal !

The UWOMJ is a double-blinded peer-review journal published biannually, with two themed issues and a summer supplement. The Journal is student-run and boasts an interdisciplinary readership including medical students, graduate students, residents, and faculty members.

Authors interested in submitting to the UWOMJ can find more information about submission procedures here.

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Western Journal of Graduate Research

The Western Journal of Graduate Research is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal organized by graduate students at the University of Western Ontario.

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Western Journal of Legal Studies

The Western Journal of Legal Studies is a student-run, online, open access law review focusing on contributions to Canadian law and international law that are novel, non-obvious, and useful. We welcome diverse and historically underrepresented perspectives.

ISSN 1927-9132

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Western Papers in Linguistics / Cahiers linguistiques de Western (Linguistics Program)

Western Papers in Linguistics publishes papers in linguistics, broadly construed, including fields as wide-ranging as anthropology, education, psychology, journalism, and neuroscience

Western Papers in Linguistics / Cahiers linguistiques de Western.

Les Cahiers linguistiques de Western publient des articles en linguistique, au sens large, dans les domaines variés, tel l’anthropologie, l’éducation, la psychologie, le journalisme et la neuroscience.

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WURJ: Health and Natural Sciences

The Western Undergraduate Research Journal: Health and Natural Sciences (WURJHNS) started in 2009. It is a student-run open access, peer- and Faculty-reviewed online journal that publishes a variety of articles, including research articles, mini-review articles, Students in the Field reports, briefing notes, short communications, and Letters to the Editor.

Call for Papers
WURJHNS is now accepting submissions in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Health Sciences, Medical Sciences, and related subject areas. Submission of quality papers for review is strongly encouraged. Interested authors should read the submission guidelines first. All articles judged suitable for consideration will be reviewed in a double blinded process by the WURJHNS editorial review board. The journal accepts articles on a rolling submissions basis and thus will accept submissions at any time throughout the year. For more information, contact

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