At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Call for Papers - Women's Policy Journal of Harvard

The Women’s Policy Journal of Harvard, John F. Kennedy School of Government is a student-run, nonpartisan review dedicated to publishing interdisciplinary work on policy making and politics affecting women. We strive to improve the quality of public policies affecting women with the intention of furthering female economic, social, and political empowerment.

They are currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2011 volume.

They seek papers that explore the impact of public policies on women around the world and provide new insight into issues affecting diverse groups of women. They also welcome articles and commentaries that offer a gendered or a woman’s perspective on pressing political, social, and economic policy issues or investigate the role of women in the policy-making sphere.
Selection Criteria:

  • Timeliness of topic to current women’s and gender policy discussions
  • Originality and depth of research and ideas
  • Sophistication and style of arguments
  • Contribution to scholarship and policy making
Submission Guidelines:

  • Research articles should be between 4,000 and 7,000 words and include a 100-word abstract.
  • Commentaries should be between 1,500 and 3,000 words.
  • Work must be original and unpublished.
  • Work should be formatted in any version of Microsoft Word and included as an attachment.
  • Citations should be formatted in the author-date system via running text, according to the guidelines in the Chicago Manual of Style. Footnotes are not accepted.
  • All figures, tables, and charts must be submitted as separate files.
  • A cover letter should include the author’s name, address, e-mail address, daytime phone number, and a brief biography.
  • Authors are required to cooperate with editing and fact checking.
Deadline: November 15th, 2010

Inquiries and submissions to or visit the website.

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