Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers and creative works for a forthcoming issue on the theme of humour. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
– Humour and identity
– Humour and music
– Humour and politics
– Psychology of humour
– Humour in the humanities
– Humour and truthfulness
– Black humour
– Cultural humour
– Irony and sincerity
– Humour and emotions
– Forms of humour
– Humour and feminism
Philament accepts submissions from current postgraduate students and early-career scholars (less than five years post-qualification).
Submissions may include:
– Academic papers up to 8000 words.
– Opinion pieces reviews (book (please contact us for our books for review), stage, screen, etc.), conference reports, short essays, responses to papers previously published in Philament, up to 1,000 words.
– Creative works; Writing, images, sounds, or mixed media.
Submissions should be limited to three pieces.
All submissions should be sent as an email attachment in a PC-readable format to firstname.lastname@example.org together with a submission form available from arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament/submissions.htm
Academic papers must include endnotes and conform to the Philament house style of referencing as detailed at the URL above. Philament will only accept submissions not previously published and not under consideration elsewhere.
Submissions close March 31st.