Call for Papers: Fall 2021 Issue
Fall DEADLINE: October 1st, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal (CLUJ) welcomes submissions for its Fall 2021 issue. We invite papers from those working in, around, or critically engaging with literary topics in a comparative nature, broadly construed. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

-Interdisciplinary research across disciplines within the humanities
-Research engaging with literary theory and schools of criticism
-Articles comparing at least two authors or texts

CLUJ provides undergraduate students from around the world the opportunity to publish and share their research with an international audience.
Please adhere to the following Submission requirements
Submissions must be between 16 and 60 pages in length, adhering to the most recent stylistic and bibliographic guidelines set by the Chicago Manual of Style 7th edition or the Modern Language Association.

Each submission should be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 300 words. The abstract should state and explain the topic of the paper and the way in which it contributes and relates to comparative literature.

Submissions should be able to be categorized as research papers. As such, they should engage with literary criticism or critical theory in some fashion. Papers must be clearly edited and proofread prior to submission. No first drafts and self contained in one document.

All papers must have been written prior to graduation from an undergraduate degree program.Information for International Students: We understand that some universities have programs in which students go straight from secondary education to a five or six-year program. For authors enrolled in concurrent Bachelor’s/Master’s degree programs lasting five or more years, our only requirement is that you not have completed the fourth year of that program at the time of your submission.

Submissions must not have been previously published. We do not allow simultaneous submission.
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Submissions must be between 16 and 60 pages in length, adhering to the most recent stylistic and bibliographic guidelines set by the Chicago Manual of Style or the Modern Language Association. *
Each submission should be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 300 words. The abstract should state and explain the topic of the paper and the way in which it contributes and relates to comparative literature. *
Submissions should be able to be categorized as research papers. As such, they should engage with literary criticism or critical theory in some fashion. Papers must be clearly edited and proofread prior to submission. No first drafts and self contained in one document. *
All papers must have been written prior to graduation from an undergraduate degree program. Information for International Students: We understand that some universities have programs in which students go straight from secondary education to a five or six-year program. For authors enrolled in concurrent Bachelor’s/Master’s degree programs lasting five or more years, our only requirement is that you not have completed the fourth year of that program at the time of your submission. *
Submissions must not have been previously published. We do not allow simultaneous submission. *
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