cfp: Goethe's Delicate Empiricism
- CALL FOR PAPERS
Janus Head: An Interdisciplinary Journal
SPECIAL ISSUE: Goethe's Delicate Empiricism
Craig Holdrege, Director of the Nature Institute
William Bywater, Professor of Philosophy, Allegheny College
Please submit your writing--including poetry and fiction as well as
theory--considering all aspects and applications of Goethe's methodology.
Essays on the following topics are most welcome:
-- the philosophical and spiritual foundations of the method
-- the historical context of the development of the method
-- the impact of the method on 20th Century and contemporary
humanistic and scientific theorizing
-- the use of the method in contemporary study of life
Creative work which reflects the scope, power, or impact of Goethe's
approach to nature, imagination or knowledge is especially invited.
Deadline for submissions: August 15, 2004
Janus Head is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that is
especially interested in the intersection among continental
philosophy, phenomenological psychology, literature and the arts. The
journal is available in hard copy and on-line formats.
CRITERIA FOR ESSAYS:
Submissions should be no longer than 10,000 words. Works should be
typed and double-spaced. Format requirements: APA or MLA styles.
Submit one disk or CD and two (2) copies to the address below. Your
essay should include a brief abstract (120 words or less). Also
include a brief biography for the contributors page, should your paper
be accepted. Make sure to include all relevant contact information,
including a permanent e-mail address. E-mail submissions will not be
CRITERIA FOR SHORT FICTION AND POETRY:
Please include a cover letter, a short biography, and correspondence
information. Short fiction should be typed and double-spaced and
should be no longer than 9000 words (about 36 pages or shorter).
Poetry should be typed in the format in which it is intended to be
printed. Three to five poems are the suggested number for poetry
submissions. Submit one disk or CD and two (2) copies to the address
below. Poetry, if 300 words or less, may be sent via e-mail to
jhinfo@... (but please include full correspondence address).
If your submissions does not follow these guidelines, it will not be
CRITERIA FOR ARTWORK:
We are seeking artists to submit portfolios to feature in the journal.
Photos, slides, and/or electronic images are the preferred formats.
Please e-mail the editors if you have any questions: jhinfo@....
1. Essay and poetry submission materials will not be returned.
However, art, photography and other materials will be returned, if you
include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
2. Upon the acceptance of your paper, Janus Head reserves the right to
use your work for promotional purposes, anthologies, etc. However, you
are welcome to publish your work elsewhere as you see fit.
3. Contributors will get a complimentary hard copy of the issue in
which their work appears, as well as access to an electronic PDF file
of their articicle for distribution. Additional hard copies of the
issue can be purchased at $10 per copy at the Janus Head website.
Please send to:
P.O. Box 7914
Pittsburgh, PA 15216-0914
Authors should include their e-mail address. Allow at least 3-6 months
for the review process and editorial decisions. Notice of receipt of
materials can be obtained by e-mail at jhinfo@....