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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

The aim of the Journal of Posthumanism is to provide a medium for the publication of original articles covering the entire span of Posthumanism studies. The editors are particularly keen to publish critical, multidisciplinary perspectives on a wide range of issues related to the posthuman condition.

All contributors must now submit to Journal of Posthumanism via online submission process after registering with this website.

Works submitted for publication are entered into a double-blind peer review system and normally read by at least two assessors. The Editors' decision will be final. Articles submitted to Journal of Posthumanism should be original pieces of work, not been published before and not being considered for publication elsewhere in its final form either in printed or electronic form.

Please make sure your manuscript is prepared according to the guidelines provided on our website.

All works submitted to Journal of Posthumanism should be original unpublished accounts. For each section, please see the section policy.

If the online system is not responsive, submissions can be sent by e-mail to the editor. Manuscripts must be submitted as word documents (.txt, .doc, .rtf extensions are accepted). Author(s) must submit two word documents:

  1. A title page with the title of manuscript, abstract, and keywords, and full author details including addresses and affiliations
  2. Full manuscript anonymized (i.e. author details and self-references removed) ready for double blind peer review. This should also include the abstract (maximum 150 words).

Any opinions expressed in Journal of Posthumanism are those of authors and do not necessarily those of the editors or publisher.

Authors are personally responsible for obtaining permission for the reprint of any previously published material.

By submitting a manuscript to the Journal of Posthumanism journal, the author(s) agrees to pass copyright to the Journal and the Publisher. The Publisher is authorised to disseminate the submitted material in print and electronic formats following thorough peer-review and editorial process.

All manuscripts must be submitted in English (for submissions in other languages, please contact with editors in advance). To disseminate your research more effectively, you may consider getting professional help from our partner copyeditors via external proofreading service or elsewhere.

Footnotes in the text should be numbered seriatim and include information which is not appropriate in the main text.

Tables and figures should be integrated in the text and the copy editors may alter the layout whenever necessary. The title page must include an abstract of about 150 words and 5 keywords. Full contact information with institutional affiliations must also be provided. Introduction, literature review and data should be kept to a minimum unless it is essential to the paper.

Manuscripts submitted to Journal of Posthumanism will not be returned.

Manuscripts accepted for publication or published by Journal of Posthumanism cannot be distributed, reproduced or reprinted without prior permission of the Publisher.

Please submit the following:

Please include your full details, contact and mail addresses as well as affiliations (if any) and a short biography when submitting online. Please also include the names and contact details of three potential reviewers while submitting online (there is a section to enter notes to the editor).

Manuscript including the abstract (max. 150 words) and up to 5 keywords. (Please do not include any personal or affiliation information in the manuscript).

Manuscripts must be submitted as word documents (.txt, .doc, .rtf extensions are accepted). Please also send excel tables for graphics and/or figures used in the paper (if applicable). Please ensure your manuscript is paginated.

Format of the text should be as follows:

Please follow APA style (7th edition) for in text referencing and reference list at the end of your article.

 References must be complete. All references to books, articles and other sources should be inserted in the text; in-text citations should contain the last name of the author, year of publication and pagination where appropriate, e.g. (Smith, 2003, 187).

For co-authored sources, provide names for two authors in the text, e.g., (Smith & Cohen, 2011), and for more than two authors use et al. after the first author's name (Sirkeci et al., 2009).

For institutions, use abbreviations in the text.

Acknowledgements should be given either in a footnote on the first page or at the end of the manuscript, before the list of references.

The reference list should be placed at the end of the text and must only include sources referred to in the text. All items should be listed alphabetically by author and by year of publication. Italics must be used for titles of books and journals.

The list of references should appear at the end of the text. It should be double spaced and listed in alphabetical order by author's name.

Basic Format for Books

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher Name. DOI (if available)

Edited Book, No Author

Editor, E. E. (Ed.). (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher. DOI (if available)

Article or Chapter in an Edited Book

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In E. E. Editor & F. F. Editor (Eds.), Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle (pp. pages of chapter). Publisher. DOI (if available)

Article in Print Journal

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. https://doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyy

Webpage or Piece of Online Content

Lastname, F. M. (Year, Month Date). Title of page. Site name. URL

 

For additional details about APA (7th edition) style of referencing, such as listing audiovisual media in the reference section, please visit https://apastyle.apa.org/products/publication-manual-7th-edition.

Illustrations should be inserted in the text. All graphs and diagrams should be referred to as figures, and should be numbered. Illustrations can be in colour and appear in colour for the online version but the print version of the journal will be printed in one colour.

Tables should also be numbered consecutively in the text and must be inserted in the text. There should not be redundant tables in the manuscript.

Any submission which does not conform to the above instructions may be returned for the necessary revision before consideration for publication.

Editorial Policy

All submitted papers are screened and reviewed by the editorial and/or external reviewers. Referees are expected to provide supportive comments regarding their decisions. Following the receipt of a manuscript in the appropriate format, we anticipate a decision within three months.

Articles

Full-length articles should be normally about 5,000-6,000 words, excluding the footnotes and references.

Book Reviews

Book reviews should be about 1,000-1,500 words, excluding the footnotes and references.

Commentary

Commentaries should be normally about 1,000-3,000 words, excluding the footnotes and references.

Artistic Works

Artistic submissions should include the artistic work and a 1,000-2,000 words statement about its relevance to posthuman themes.

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