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The Howard Journal of Communications

Call for Special Issue Proposals

The Howard Journal of Communications calls for submission of proposals for special issues. The journal plans to publish special issues annually. Each issue shall include manuscripts that are selected through a competitive process and undergo review via the journal’s database of reviewers. 

Senior scholars, who have published multiple pieces in refereed journals, are invited to submit proposals for special issue(s). Key requirements for submitting a proposal include the following: 

    Must be a published senior scholar in the journal’s interest.

    Must be involved in securing contributors to a special issue that you propose.

    The proposal must provide a compelling argument for the importance of the communication issue to the journal’s audience at this time.

    Provide a draft call for papers in your designated special issue area.

    An outline timetable for delivering the special issue.

    Your proposal should identify possible contributors to the special issue.

    Submit your proposal to [email protected]

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    More about the journal

    The Howard Journal of Communications is a quarterly journal that publishes original and current research papers focusing on ethnicity and culture as they interact with communication. It encourages research that seeks to combat racism and is written by authors from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. The purpose of the journal is to serve as a forum for researchers as well as policy and decision makers who seek to use research as the frame for social awareness and change. The journal has a strong history of providing space and voice for persons and ideas that would otherwise be silenced. The journal invites work that makes important contributions in its focus areas. These may include a variety of topics such as gender, ethnic representations in the media, interracial issues, cultural resistance, and much more. The journal welcomes a variety of methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative. All papers go through a process of rigorous blind reviews by top scholars in the field.

    Peer Review Policy:

    All research articles and review papers in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review by the editor and at least two anonymous referees.

    Publication office: Taylor & Francis, Inc., 530 Walnut Street, Suite 850, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Readership:

    Professionals and researchers in women’s studies, political science, ethnic studies, sociology and communications, social psychology and media history.

    Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

    Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

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