Humanities Review Journal: Submissions

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Author Guidelines

Papers for Humanities Review Journal should be submitted in English and should not exceed 25 pages typed double-spaced on A4 paper. References should be listed alphabetically at the end of the paper. Two copies of the paper, plus a 3_ diskette in Microsoft Word should be submitted. Neither diskette nor hard copies will be returned. Submissions will be blind vetted by two assessors. All information about authorship must therefore be restricted to the title page that shall be removed before being sent to reviewers. Paper title should also appear on the first page of text. Review process normally takes three months. Manuscripts are accepted for consideration with the understanding that they are original material, which are not currently being considered for publication elsewhere. Submissions are accepted throughout the year. Send all contributions for the June edition not later than 28th February and for the December edition, not later than 31st August.

All submissions should be accompanied by a brief biographical profile.

Contributors whose papers are accepted for publication would be required to pay a token amount towards the publication of the journal.

Send all contributions to:

Dr. (Mrs.) Foluke Ogunleye,
The Editor,
Humanities Review Journal,
P.O.Box 1904,
Department of Dramatic Arts,
Obafemi Awolowo University,


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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ISSN: 1596-0749
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