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Lumen Call for Submissions 2021

***Deadline extended to April 1st 2022***

The guest editors for Lumen volume 41 (Erin Keating, Kathryn Ready, and Anne Sechin), invite submissions from all those who presented at the 2021 online conference jointly hosted by the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

The focus of this volume will be on the conference theme, “Translation and Appropriation in the Long Eighteenth Century.” Essays unrelated to the conference theme will also be considered.

We are asking for essays in English or French developed from papers presented at CSECS-MWASECS 2021, up to a maximum length of 8,500 words, including footnotes. Submissions should be typed single space in Times New Roman. For more detailed information on formatting please consult the Lumen style guide.

Essays with illustrations are welcome. Illustrations should be included as figures. Permissions are not necessary at the initial submission stage but will need to be obtained if the essay is accepted for publication.

The editors will arrange a double-blind review for all submissions.

Essays that are accepted for publication will be automatically considered for the CSECS Lumen prize ($250), awarded for the best essay published in each issue of Lumen.

Deadline for submission is April 1st, 2022. Please send your submissions to the following email address:


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