NEOS Submissions
Neos is a bi-annual publication consisting of peer-reviewed short articles as well as editor-reviewed feature pieces. Neos relies on the work of many volunteers, including editor, assistant editors (copy editor, layout editor, and more), reviewers, the ACYIG communication team, and a multitude of advisory board members for both Neos and ACYIG. For more information, visit or contact the Neos Editor at

We are soliciting submissions for the bi-annual publication of Neos on a rolling basis. Prior to submitting, you must indicate your intent to submit to

We accept submissions on a rolling basis from August 15th-September 5th (for publication in the October issue), and December 15th-January 5th (for publication in the February issue). Please notify the Editor of your intent to submit by the start of the rolling period (i.e., August 15th and/or December 15th). The final submission deadlines for all materials are September 5th (October issue) and January 5th (February issue). Please note that earlier submissions will facilitate an enhanced review and revision process. Note that these deadlines may change slightly at the discretion of the editor as per current Call for Submissions.

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Using This Form
In this form, you will be asked about article/file information, you will be able to upload all materials related to this submission (e.g., document and accompanying images), and you will be asked to report your name and email address. The information you enter in this form will be kept private and confidential by Neos and ACYIG staff working on Neos and will never be reported or sold to any third parties.
Please use one separate form per submission. For instance, if you are submitting an article and a feature, please use two separate forms.
You must hit SUBMIT at the end of this form to finish a submission. You will receive a confirmation message for a successful submission.
Types of Submissions
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES (1000 words or less, excluding references)

● Methods and Ethics in the Anthropology of Children and Youth, in which members explore the methods and ethics of doing research with children or youth.
● Childhood and _______ (you fill in the blank!), in which members discuss a topic of interest to their research.
● My Experiences/Intersections with Interdisciplinary Research on Children and Youth, in which members investigate the value, pitfalls, and lessons associated with combining anthropological research with that of other disciplines to study children and youth.
● An Ethnography of Children or Youth that has Impacted My Work, in which members discuss their favorite classic or contemporary ethnography of children or youth. Note that this should NOT be written as a book review, but rather as an account of how a particular ethnography has impacted your theoretical or methodological approach, or how it might be used in your teaching.
● Children and Youth in Our Lives and Our Work, in which members discuss the challenges and triumphs of balancing their own lives with their research, focusing particularly on the fieldwork stage.


● Letters to the Editor (250 words or less), in which members comment on Neos and/or its contents.
● Obituaries (250 words or less), in which members share memories of an anthropologist of children and youth. Please notify the Editor of your intent to submit an obituary.
● Photos from the Field, which should be accompanied by a caption of 30 words or less explaining the context of the photo.
● Unsung Heroes of ACYIG (1000 words or less), in which members interview an important contributor to ACYIG. Please notify the Editor of your intent to submit an interview. See the February 2016 issue for an example.
● New Book Announcements (250 words or less), which must include the title, author, publisher (and the book series, if applicable), date of publication, and listing price of the book, in addition to a description of the contents. If possible, please send—as a separate attachment—a digital image of the book cover.
● Member News (200 words or less), in which members may submit job announcements and research opportunities; grants/prizes available; calls for papers and conference announcements; recent appointments; grants received and/or prizes awarded; publication announcements; and other professional achievements.
● Correction Notices may be submitted to the editor if Neos has printed an error in a previous issue.

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Submission Guidelines
*General Guidelines*
List References at the end of your article, following the revised (2015) AAA Style Guide: When in doubt, please refer to the latest version of The Chicago Manual of Style:
Cite works parenthetically in text. E.g. (Smith 1999, p. 9) or (Smith 1999).
Avoid footnotes and endnotes.
Use Times New Roman 12 pt font, double-spaced, with 1-inch margins on all sides.
Submit your article or feature using the Neos Submissions Form. If you are submitting multiple pieces, please fill out a new form per submission.
Please review the Author Agreement for Publication before submitting:

*Article Submissions*
Remove any and all personal information on the submission itself that will identify the submission author(s). This information will be collected through the submissions form.

*Photo Submissions*
Submit photos electronically through this form. No hard copies will be accepted. Photos can be submitted in color or in black and white.
Photo submissions should credit the photographer(s). Each submission must include a statement certifying that the submitter has permission from the photographer(s) to publish the submitted photo(s).

If you have further questions about how to prepare your submission, please contact the Neos Editor at This information can also be found at for your reference.

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