Call for Papers: Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities (JJADH)

call for papers [150-2]We are now looking for submissions for Volume 2 of the English version of the Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities. We would therefore like to invite you to submit your DH-related paper to the journal for publication, according to the following guidelines (technical directions for web submission are at the bottom of the page):

(1) Papers should be between 10 and 18 pages in length (4,000 to 8,000 words) A4 or letter, double-spaced, 12-point, Times New Roman.

(2) We would like to have your paper, written in English, in MS-Word (*.doc, *.docx) or Libre Office (*.odt). We can of course render other formats for web publication, but copy editors will generally only work with a standard word processor format.

(3) The journal will be published online, so you can include hyperlinks, graphics, and so forth, as necessary. Citations such as the reference list, footnotes, and parenthetical citations should be made following the standards specified by The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition.

(4) For your references/bibliography, please follow the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) guidelines (readily available online). A brief sample is provided here:

Behdad, Ali, and Dominic Richard David Thomas. 2011. A Companion to Comparative Literature. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Flanders, Julia. 2002. “Learning, Reading, and the Problem of Scale: Using Women Writers Online.” Pedagogy 2 (1): 49–59.

Pierazzo, Elena. 2011. “A Rationale of Digital Documentary Editions.” Literary and Linguistic Computing 26 (4): 463–77.

Presner, Todd Samuel. 2014. Hypercities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press.

Schreibman, Susan, Raymond George Siemens, and John Unsworth. 2004. A Companion to Digital Humanities. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Pub.

Shimoda, Masahiro, and Kiyonori Nagasaki. 2009. “Daizōkyō and Databases for Humanities.” IPSJ SIG Notes 2009 (8): 1–6.

(5) Please also follow CMS guidelines for other aspects of prose styling, such as italicization of foreign words, monograph titles, and so forth.

(6) If you are not a native speaker of English, please have your paper proofread by a scholar who is a native speaker before submission.

(7) Papers will be reviewed by academic peers.

Directions for online submission:

To submit your paper, please access this link:

And then register with the journal by clicking the “register” link.

(Please don’t forget to register as “Author” on the bottom of the registration page)

After that, you can submit your paper by clicking “New submission” on the journal page. Please read the instructions on the pages carefully.

Submissions will be accepted until November 30, 2015.


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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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