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CFP: The Virginia Journal of Gender Studies

October 9, 2020

The Virginia Journal of Gender Studies (VJGS) is an independent, peer-reviewed undergraduate research publication that promotes intellectual inquiry and recognizes outstanding work focused on gender issues. They are the only active undergraduate research publication in the United States dedicated to feminist and queer scholarship, however, they accept works from any discipline.

They are looking for submissions for the Fall/Winter 2020 edition.

Submission guidelines

The journal publishes outstanding student research papers from seminars, upper-level electives, independent study and thesis programs. Papers need not be written in a gender studies class, as they encourage submissions from any discipline, so as long as there is a gender focus. Although they will consider submissions of any length, the majority of published pieces range from 2,000 to 7,000 words (10 to 30 double-spaced pages), excluding references.

How to submit

All works must be submitted using this form. Submissions should be double-spaced in Microsoft Word .doc or .docx format, follow the Chicago citation style, and include footnotes as well as a Works Cited section. Please note that they require a 250 word abstract.

 The deadline to submit is Sunday, October 25th, 2020 at 11:59 pm EST. If you have any questions or require additional information, feel free to contact Sasha Duckworth at