Call for Papers: SAGAR: A South Asia Research Journal

Event Date: December 1, 2016

SAGAR: A South Asia Research Journal is now accepting full-length research articles and translations for its next print volume, to be published in Spring 2017. The theme of this issue is “Space.” We welcome papers that:

  • Analyze South Asian history, culture, politics, arts, and society in comparison with other regions of the world
  • Look at space in terms of scope, latitude, margin, position, range, and location
  • Engage different kinds of narratives that can be located in but not restricted to local, global, (trans)national, institutional, digital/virtual, media, performative, literary, domestic, religious, political, cultural, social, ecological, and communal spaces

The deadline for submission is December 1, 2016. Please send your manuscripts or questions to Submissions should be:

  • 8,000-10,000 words and include a 250-word abstract
  • Translations should be 3,000-6,000 words, preceded by a 1,200-1,500 word introduction contextualizing the text or excerpt.
  • Manuscripts are expected to follow APA guidelines. Full citation article information should be included in footnotes.
  • The entire article, including block quotations and notes, should be double-spaced.

Submissions should include:

  • Two files in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Both files should include:
    1. Article submission
    2. Publishable images with credits, if any. Each photograph is equivalent to 250 words.
    3. For translations, a scanned copy of the original source text.

  • One of the files should also include a title page with the author’s name and email address as well as a 100-word biography of the author. The second file will be for blind submission and cannot contain the name or contact information of the author.

Sagar publishes innovative academic writing in the humanities and social sciences of South Asia, as well as critical translations. It was established in 1993 and is published annually by the South Asia Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. Submissions for our print issue are blindly evaluated by an editorial board of advanced scholars in the field.

Sagar is listed on EBSCO databases, which are used for academic research by tens of thousands of institutions worldwide. This will substantially enhance the visibility of articles published in the journal.

Charlotte Giles, Paromita Pain, and Saleha Parveiz
Chief Editors, Sagar: A South Asia Research Journal

Contact Info

Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies
c/o John Metz, Treasurer
1586 Rockhurst Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45255-2637

ANHS Kathmandu Research Center
54 Kantishree Marg, Baluwatar
Kathmandu, Nepal.