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Submission Guidelines

 Diasporic Italy: Journal of the Italian American Studies Association

Submission Guidelines

Authors wishing to have an article manuscript considered for publication should submit the following three items in Microsoft Word format as attachments through the University of Illinois Press Journal Submission management system:

  1. a copy of the manuscript without any identification of the author, i.e., no title page, no header
  2. an article abstract
  3. a brief bio (50 words maximum) should accompany the mss. in a separate attachment

Illustrations, figures, tables, and maps should be included, preferably embedded at the end of the manuscript; however, you do not need to obtain permissions or high-quality versions at this point. The manuscript should contain references to the figures (e.g., “insert Figure 1 about here”), and a list of figure captions should be listed as a separate page. Discussion of the placement and inclusion will follow the article’s acceptance.

Articles should generally be no more than twenty pages (6000 words) long, double-spaced with font in 12 point Times New Roman, not including bibliography and endnotes in a Word file. (Original article manuscripts and their subsequent revisions should not exceed 7,500 words, including endnotes, words cited, and any appendix materials.

Diasporic Italy follows the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017). The journal uses the Chicago Style author-date system for citations, with authors’ full names included in the Works Cited list.

For example: In-text citation: (Lahiri 2016, 146)

Bibliography entry:  Lahiri, Jhumpa. In Other Words. Translated by Ann Goldstein. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.