Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice/Études critiques sur le genre, la culture, et la justice sociale is a scholarly research journal devoted to critical work in a variety of formats that reflects current scholarship and approaches to the discipline of Women's and Gender Studies. It incorporates a diversity of feminist, anti-racist and critical identity, intersectional, transnational, and cultural studies approaches to a wide range of contemporary issues, topics, and knowledges. Atlantis is dedicated to the ongoing growth of knowledge in the field of Women's and Gender Studies, as well as to critical reflections on the field itself.

Atlantis is published twice a year and only considers previously unpublished materials (i.e, not currently in the public domain, either in print or electronic form). It accepts submissions in both English and French.

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Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice / Études critiques sur le genre, la culture, et la justice sociale est un journal érudit de recherches consacré au travail critique dans une variété de formats qui reflètent l'érudition et les approches actuelles dans la discipline des études sur les femmes et sur le genre. Il inclut une variété d'approches féministes, anti-discriminatoires, intersectorielles, transnationales et culturelles envers une vaste gamme d'enjeux contemporains, de sujets et de connaissances. Atlantis est consacré à la croissance continue des connaissances dans le domaine des études sur les femmes et sur le genre, ainsi qu'aux réflexions critiques sur le domaine même.

Atlantis est publié deux fois par année et accepte uniquement les œuvres non publiées (c'est-à-dire qui ne sont pas actuellement du domaine public, soit en format papier ou électronique). Il accepte les soumissions en français et en anglais.

 

Section Policies

Original Research

Atlantis considers original, unpublished scholarly research in the field of critical studies in gender, culture and social justice.

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Literary Works

Atlantis accepts submissions of literary work. Poems must not exceed two pages; short stories and creative nonfiction must not exceed 3,000 words. Content must relate to gender, culture and/or social justice.

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Book Reviews

Atlantis book reviews should be 200 to 500 words in length for a review of a single book and up to 1000 words in length for a review essay of multiple books. Books must pertain to critical studies in gender, culture and social justice.

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Review Articles

Atlantis welcomes reviews and analyses of existing research in the field/s of critical studies.

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Interviews

Atlantis accepts submissions of interviews with individuals whose work relates to the field/s of critical studies in gender, culture and social justice.

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Peer Review Process

Atlantis considers only previously unpublished submissions (i.e. not currently in the public domain, either in print or electronic form), including scholarly research, review articles, book reviews, interviews and literary work. Original research and review articles undergo anonymous peer review by at least two external reviewers. The publication decision is based on the referees' reports and each author of work accepted for publication is asked to sign a letter of agreement with the publisher which specifies rights, warranties, considerations and duties.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

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Ce journal offre un libre-accès immédiat à son contenu selon le principe que le fait de rendre la recherche disponible au public appuie un plus grand échange de connaissances à l'échelle mondiale.

 

Archiving

This journal uses the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...