Submission Guidelines

WHAT KIND OF WORK DOES PHENOMENA ACCEPT?

 

We accept any work created by an Undergraduate Sociology

student including, but not limited to:

  • Research Papers

  • Essays

  • Articles

  • Creative Writing (fiction, non-fiction, prose and poetry)

  • Photography and Visual Art (must be accompanied by a brief description)

So long as any of the above fall within the realm of Sociology

Content and novelty:

  • We look for original work that is of interest and impact to the academic community, contributing to the student knowledge base

  • We want diversity in opinion and content, so we encourage students to write about whatever topics interest them

Style & Citations:

  • We only accept work in English ​

  • As this is a Sociological Journal, we accept citations and references in line with ASA standards and guidelines

HOW DO I SUBMIT?

 

1. Be sure to review all the guidelines on this page.

2. Select one or multiple works that fit the journal's criteria 

3. Send your submission in a Word doc format to the managing editor at phenomena.queensu@gmail.com 

NOTE: The Journal cannot process submissions in PDF format, so please be sure to use Word format ONLY.

4. Attach the Academic Integrity and Permission to Publish form to your email

WHY SHOULD I PUBLISH MY WORK?

  • Becoming published is excellent preparation for graduate school.

  • You will gain valuable experience with the publication process.

  • You will improve your work through peer-review.

  • You will be published in the first-ever Queen's University Sociology Journal!

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

January 27th                        Submission for Spring Journal opens

February 16th                      Submission for Spring Journal closes

February 28th                         Final submissions are selected                                                          and all participants are contacted

TBA (Very soon!)                Phenomena Spring Issue is launched