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Ghetto Frida, courtesy of Rio Yañez

Feminist Formations invites submissions that reflect the journal’s mission to cultivate a forum where feminists from around the world articulate research, theory, activism, teaching, and learning. The resources here, including our Author Guidelines below, should guide you in the preparation of your manuscript. Keep in mind our mission statement in this process.

We are particularly interested in cutting-edge feminist work in the following areas:

Affect Theory

Asian and Asian American Studies

Black Studies

Borderlands Studies

Chican@ and Latin@ Studies

Critical Ethnic Studies

Critical Youth Studies

Critical Geography

Cultural Studies

Disability Studies

Indigenous Studies

Performance Studies

Posthuman Studies

Public Scholarship

Queer of Color Critique

Queer Theory

Rhetoric

Trans Studies

Transnational Feminisms

Visual Cultures

Author Guidelines

Download our style guide, submission checklist, anonymization guide, and a sample article. Submissions should be prepared in the following manner:

  • Check to make sure that your manuscript falls within the Feminist Formations guidelines of 8,000-11,000 words. The word count includes endnotes and references.
  • Remove all identifying information, with the exception of the cover page, which should contain the author’s institutional affiliation and contact information (i.e. postal address, phone number, and e-mail address). The cover page should contain the following acknowledgment: “This is a draft copy of a manuscript submitted to Feminist Formations. If it is accepted for publication, the copyright will be assigned to the publisher, the Johns Hopkins University Press.”
  • Submit your complete manuscript to our editorial assistants, Leida (LK) Mae and Andrés López, at feministformations@oregonstate.edu in three files as attachments: 1st file) Cover page; 2nd file) Abstract and keywords; and 3rd file) Complete manuscript, including the abstract and keywords. Files must be in Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf).
  • Follow the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) author-date system with parenthetical citations. All text, including quotations, must be double-spaced.

For any questions about the journal in general or about submitting, please feel free to contact the editor, Patti Duncan.