Call for Submissions

Past Imperfect is now welcoming submissions from graduate students in all areas of history and classics in English for publication in its twenty-second annual edition. 

Please include one copy your work, which must have all identifiers removed, along with an abstract of no more than 300 words, and a cover page containing your contact information.

Authors should submit their documents by December 2nd, 2019for consideration in the 2020 issue. For more information or to submit please contact pastimpe@ualberta.ca, ATTN: Samantha Blais.

Submission Guidelines for Articles and Reviews

  1. Research Articles

Submissions will undergo a blind review process by two to three reviewers (including at least one faculty member).

Reviewers make their recommendations for publication based on the following criteria:

 

Style & Structure:

Originality & Argumentation:

 

 

 -  Approximately 20-30 double-spaced pages

  -  Based on primary sources

 

 

 -  Clarity and coherence

  -  Sound methodology

 

 -  Structured and organized presentation

  -  Conversant with relevant literature

 

 -  Adherence to the Chicago Manual of Style

  -  Sophisticated analysis

         

 

  1. Reviews
  • Approximately 4-6 double-spaced pages
  • Reviews of works published in the previous five years
  • Adherence to the Chicago Manual of Style

Authors should submit their documents by December 2nd, 2019 for consideration in the 2020 issue. For more information or to submit, please contact pastimpe@ualberta.ca, ATTN: Samantha Blais.