CFP 8.1: Indian Ocean Studies, Afro-Asian Affinities (Due: 11/01/2020)

Verge 8.1 will be a special issue on “Indian Ocean Studies, Afro-Asian Affinities,” co-edited by Emmanuel Bruno Jean-Francois (Penn State) & Neelima Jeychandran (Penn State).

Essays (between 6,000-10,000 words) and abstracts (125 words) should be submitted electronically to and prepared according to the author-date + bibliography format of the Chicago Manual of Style. See section 2.38 of the University of Minnesota Press style guide or chapter 15 of the Chicago Manual of Style Online for additional formatting information.

Authors’ names should not appear on manuscripts; instead, please include a separate document with the author’s name, address, institutional affiliations, and the title of the article with your electronic submission. Authors should not refer to themselves in the first person in the submitted text or notes if such references would identify them; any necessary references to the author’s previous work, for example, should be in the third person.

👉Submission Deadline: November 1, 2020*

👉All submissions and inquiries should be sent to

👉 You can download the PDF of the CFP here:

*The submission deadline is November 1, 2020 although given the current situation, if extensions are needed we will allow late submissions up until December 1 as long as we get an abstract and statement of intent to submit by 11/1/20.



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