Thursday, December 7, 2017
Call for Papers: American University’s Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
You are invited to submit articles for possible inclusion in a special themed edition of the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law. The edition will focus on timely and important legal issues in the areas of sexual harassment and sexual assault. As one of the top-cited legal periodicals in the U.S. and selected non-U.S. regions in the subject areas of women, gender, sexuality, and the Law, the Journal is deeply committed to publishing high-quality pieces that explore legal issues relating to gender and social policy.
The Journal will consider articles that propose a new argument or perspective on a timely legal issue relating to sexual harassment or sexual assault. To fulfill its interdisciplinary mission, the Journal will accept articles authored by legal, policy, and gender scholars. Articles selected for publication in the Journal must include an analysis of U.S. law in addition to any international focus. All contributions are required to conform to the author policies available at: http://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/jgspl/policies.html#whocansubmit
While not an exhaustive list, the Journal encourages authors to submit articles on any of the following topics:
● Institutional responses to sexual assault (e.g., schools, universities, the military, and prisons)
● Sexual assault in the workplace
● Statutory limitations in sexual harassment and sexual assault cases
● Selection of impartial venues
● The Department of Education Q&A on Campus Sexual Misconduct
● Judicial discretion and sentencing requirements
Deadlines for Submission:
Contributions for this special edition must be submitted by January 5, 2018. All submissions must include the article, a resume/CV, and contact information for the author(s).
Please direct questions and final submissions to the Journal Senior Articles Editors: Sahar Ahmed and Kathryn Suma (firstname.lastname@example.org).