Writing Articles for Publication in Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Arts and Humanities

1 July 2019
09:30 am - 16:30 pm

Writing Articles for Publication in Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Arts and Humanities

This event will take place at the University of York

This one-day workshop is being facilitated by Josie Dixon, Publishing and Research Training Consultant with Lucian Consulting

Why publish, and where to publish?

  • Reasons for writing (and reasons for others to read your work)
  • Choosing the right journal

What journal editors look for

  • What are their criteria, and how will you meet them?

Addressing your readership

  • Context, genre and level
  • UK and international readerships
  • What’s in it for the reader?

Writing tips

  • First impressions and avoiding clichés
  • Stylistic principles

Presenting a scholarly argument

  • Making claims with confidence
  • Case studies and their larger implications
  • Use of secondary scholarship

The peer-review process

  • Readers’ reports, revision and acceptance

Article publication

  • The production process – implications for what you submit
  • Copyright issues
  • The afterlife of your article online

This event is not taking bookings yet but if you would like to express your interest please email the WRoCAH office.

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