Call for Manuscripts: Edward Waters University Undergraduate Research Journal

The Edward Waters University Undergraduate Research Journal is an interdisciplinary journal that focuses on undergraduate research across curriculums and disciplines. Submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by the editorial board, which selects the best critical research articles. We encourage currently enrolled undergraduate students at Edward Waters University or any other college or university, especially HBCUs, to submit their manuscripts to the journal.

We accept manuscripts throughout the year, but to be considered for the second issue publication, you must submit your manuscript by the deadline below. Manuscripts should be in the APA standard document style and should not exceed 20 pages in length—not including tables, graphs, figures, and references—and typed double-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman. However, exceptional quality may warrant exceptions. Manuscripts should be original and not submitted to other journals or receive permission to reprint.

Please attach an abstract of 150 words maximum on the first page of your essay, and start the main text at the top of the second page. Do not include any information that will reveal the author’s identity in the abstract, the main text, or the endnotes. You can submit manuscripts in Microsoft Word format (.docx) as an attachment to Dr. Hyo Kyung Woo at [email protected] for consideration.

Deadline for manuscripts: August 31, 2024

Call for Manuscripts: HBCU Journal of Research Initiatives

The HBCU Journal of Research Initiatives is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal housed and published by Edward Waters University with an emphasis on research initiatives at historically Black colleges and universities. The editorial board and readers review submitted manuscripts and select the best critical articles in research. Edward Waters University faculty members, as well as other esteemed scholars from local, national, and international colleges and universities, are welcome to submit their manuscripts.

We accept manuscripts throughout the year, but to be considered for the second issue publication, you must submit your manuscript by the deadline below. Manuscripts should be in the APA standard document style and should not exceed 25 pages in length—not including tables, graphs, figures, and references—and typed double-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman. However, exceptional quality may warrant exceptions. Manuscripts should be original and not submitted to other journals or receive permission to reprint.

Please attach an abstract of 150 words maximum on the first page of your essay, and start the main text at the top of the second page. Do not include any information that will reveal the author’s identity in the abstract, the main text, or the endnotes. You can submit manuscripts in Microsoft Word format (.docx) as an attachment to Dr. Hyo Kyung Woo at [email protected] for consideration.

Deadline for manuscripts: August 31, 2024

Call for Manuscripts: HBCU Journal of Research Initiatives: Social Justice, Special Issue

The HBCU Journal of Research Initiatives has collaborated with the A. Philip Randolph Institute for Law, Race, Social Justice, and Economic Policy at Edward Waters University to publish an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that examines law, race, social justice, and economic topics. In the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, specifically after the murder of George Floyd, social justice issues have been at the forefront of many discussions. This special issue aims to educate readers on various social justice topics in an effort to advance the topics’ narratives. Guest editor TaKeia N. Anthony, Ph.D. invites scholars and lay-persons to submit manuscripts that define, examine, and/or reimagine law, race, social justice, and economic issues. The areas of interest are as follows but not limited to:

Education

Immigration/migration

Wage gaps

Food insecurities/ Food deserts

Environmental/Climate injustices

Civil and/or Human Rights

Reproductive Rights

Gender inequalities

HBCUs

Housing/ Redlining

Criminal (in) justice

Prison Industrial Complex

Affirmative Action

Mental and Physical Health

Healthcare

Gun Violence

Racism

Voting

LGTBQ+

Ageism

Faith/religion

Authors should submit manuscripts to [email protected]. Manuscripts, including footnotes, must be between 10,000 and 11,500 words (approximately 35 to 40 pages) and typed double-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman font. Please attach an abstract of 150 words maximum on the first page of your essay and start the main text at the top of the second page. Do not include any information that will reveal the author’s identity in the abstract, the main text, or the footnotes. Authors must submit manuscripts in Microsoft Word format (.docx). September 1 is the deadline for submission.

About Edward Waters University

Edward Waters University (EWU), accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and a member of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), is a private, historically black, urban institution of higher education, which offers a liberal arts education with a strong emphasis on the Christian principles of high moral and spiritual values. EWU was established in 1866 and is an African Methodist Episcopal Church-related institution of higher learning. It is the first private and independent institution of higher education in the State of Florida. For more information, visit www.ew.edu.