Student Anthropologist is pleased to announce a new Book Review Editor, Zhiying Ma, for the 2013-2015 term. Zhiying looks forward to continuing the journal’s commitment to publishing excellent student commentary on new literature in anthropology, and she is eager to create new opportunities for students to contribute to Student Anthropologist. Zhiying invites interested students to submit their book reviews, and welcomes suggestions for works to be reviewed. All submissions, suggestions, and inquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Update Your Address Books! Please note that our email address has been updated to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Book Reviews – Student Anthropologist, 2014 issue
Deadline: January 5th, 2014
Student Anthropologist is the flagship peer-reviewed journal of the National Association of Student Anthropologists (the largest organization of anthropologist students in the world). It is an annual digital publication. Students from all levels and disciplines are encouraged to contribute.
We are currently seeking submissions for our book review section. Student Anthropologist is interested in three types of book reviews:
- Book reviews of current award winning anthropology texts, including those of AAA section award winners;
- Book reviews of recently published ethnographies (within the past three years), edited volumes or other texts, which possess particularly useful pedagogical qualities;
- Reviews of two or three recently published books (within the past five years) focusing on a particular topic (i.e. well-being, kinship, etc.).
All submissions should be sent to the Book Review Editor at email@example.com. The submission should include the manuscript and a cover sheet containing the author’s name, contact information, student status and affiliation.
For further details on Book Review submission guidelines click here –> SAJ_CfBR_Jan 2014
Call for Papers – 2014 issue
Deadline: December 15th, 2013
Student Anthropologist is putting out a new Call for Papers for our 2014 volume. December 15, 2013 is our deadline for submissions.
Our journal seeks scholarly submissions from undergraduate and graduate students worldwide, in particular those emphasizing anthropology’s capacity to shape public issues, social problems, and global realities. These submissions should contain original research.
The two types of submissions accepted include:
1. Scholarly articles: under 6,000 words in length, subject to a peer review process.
2. Commentary submissions: opinion or theory pieces that are the original work of the author. Commentary submissions might include such mediums as written pieces (approx. 2,000 words in length), photo essays (10 photos + 1,000 words of commentary in length) and videos/YouTube© clips (10-minute maximum in duration + 1,000 words of commentary in length).
Student Anthropologist not only aims to publish excellent research but also provide an avenue for professionalization for students to become involved in the journal process.
For further details on submission guidelines click here –> SAJ CFP_2014 issue
ALSO – keep in mind that our 2013 issue of Student Anthropologist will be released on the eve of the Chicago AAA meet, under 3 weeks away!
Call for Book Review Editor
Deadline: October 1, 2013
Student Anthropologist is seeking an editor to oversee the editorial process for the Book Review section of the 2014 issue of Student Anthropologist. The Book Review Editor’s primary role will be to solicit manuscripts and books, to work with authors throughout the manuscript revision process, and to provide general support to the Editorial Board.
- Research potential books for review (based on the journal’s key areas of interest) and solicit desk copies from publishers to be reviewed by authors.
- Solicit book review manuscripts by posting Calls for Book Reviews.
- Identify promising students and invite them to submit a manuscript.
- Understand the journal’s policy and expectations for book reviews; ensure that these expectations are accurately conveyed and adhered to by authors.
If you are interested in submitting an application, please send the following to the Editor of Student Anthropologist at firstname.lastname@example.org. (We also suggest that you review the Book Review section of our 2012 issue, as well as our Call for Book Reviews from 2013.)
Full name, university affiliation, and current CV.
- A brief response to the following two questions (no more than 150 words): a) What book would you recommend for review and why?
b) Why are you interested in an editorial position?
The deadline for applying is October 1, 2013.
Student Anthropologist is pleased to announce a new Editor, Sara Smith, for the 2013-2015 term. Sara looks forward to continuing the journal’s commitment to publishing excellent student scholarship, and she is eager to create new opportunities for students to contribute to Student Anthropologist.
Sara is currently assembling a new Editorial Board and welcomes students who are interested in peer reviewing to contact her at email@example.com
Sara Smith is beginning a Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology at Yale University, where she will focus on questions concerning health disparities, cancer experience, and the social implications of emergent genetic knowledge and technologies. She recently completed a MA in social anthropology at SOAS, University of London) and graduated cum laude with an honors degree in anthropology from New York University in 2009.
Please note: Update Your Address Books! Our email address has been updated to firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Anthropologist Journal has completed reviewing manuscripts for this academic year but is gearing up for our next deadline.
This means we are looking for some peer reviewers to help with the review process.
We receive submissions from a variety of thematic areas, such as youth, ethnomusicology, space, food, land, linguistic anthropology, gender, religion, political anthropology, amongst others. To assist Student Anthropologist Journal with reviewing article contributions from our peers, we would like to hear from students with expertise in or working within all areas of anthropology
If you are interested in being or have any questions about being a peer reviewer for Student Anthropologist Journal, please email:email@example.com. Visit our website for more information: http://studentanthropologist.wordpress.com/
(Also take a look a this little 2012 post over at Savage Minds on the virtues of peer reviewers)