NOTICE TO ALL CONTRIBUTORS
All single manuscripts must be submitted to Editorial Manager for publication consideration.
All manuscripts must be double-spaced, including quotations and endnotes, and should contain no references to the author's identity, including in the notes. Endnotes must use arabic numerals. Please number pages.
If there are images in your paper, please also submit a permissions log at the time of initial submission. Please see below for instructions. You need only apply for permission once the paper has been accepted.
Manuscripts must adhere to the positions style guide 2016 or they will not be considered for publication.
Always provide images as separate files in a graphics file format. DO NOT
submit them pasted into the essay's Word document or a separate Word
Where the image is to appear in the text, place a "call out" in the Word document in the form of
-- insert figure 1. caption: [input caption text here] --
Do not include the actual image in the text.
See also Art Guidelines. Download Duke University Press's Journal Art Guidelines here.
At manuscript submission you
should also submit a permissions log, including the basic information
about each image: item name, brief
description and placement notes. Note, however, that you need only
apply for permission if and when the paper is accepted for publication. Please type into
the document rather than writing by hand.
Click HERE to download the Excel permissions log. There you will find: (1) instructions for use; (2) a sample permissions log; (3) a blank permissions log where you should enter the information about your images.
Note: Obtaining permissions for the images is solely the author's responsibility. Authors need only apply for permission after acceptance of their paper. Forms and Guidance are available from the Editorial Office at that stage.