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Women's Studies Journal

Calling for Submissions

Contributions for general issues are accepted at any time. WSJ publishes work that addresses women's experiences, explores gender as a category of analysis, and furthers feminist theory and debate in areas that have relevance to Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Pacific within a broader context of international concerns. Proposals for Special Issue subjects are also welcome.

The due date for submissions to the first 2021 issue is Friday 5 March. The deadline for submissions for the second issue is Friday 30 July. Please see the Call for Papers for more details.



All correspondence other than submissions for consideration should be forwarded to:

Women's Studies Journal
c/o Faculty of Arts
The University of Auckland
14 Symonds Street
Aotearoa/New Zealand

All submissions should be emailed, in Word format, to:

Guidelines for Submission to the Women's Studies Journal

The Women's Studies Journal editorial collective invites suitable submissions within the following categories:
  • Full papers/review essays (8,000 words)
  • Brief research reports (2,000-4,500 words)
  • Student research reports (2,000-2,500 words)
  • Reflections from the field (2,000-2,500 words)
  • Film/media analyses (1,500 words)
  • Political commentaries (2,000-2,500 words)
  • Book reviews (if you wish to submit a book review, please email the journal to check its suitability
Articles submitted for consideration must be original work and should not be submitted elsewhere while under review with WSJ. Before submitting your original manuscript, please ensure it conforms to the Guidelines for Submissions.