P R I O R P U B L I C A T I O N
Articles are accepted with the understanding that their content is unpublished and is not proffered for publication elsewhere.
If any part of the article has been, or is about to be, published elsewhere, the author must notify the editor upon submission.
The author’s must have permission to use any copyrighted materials quoted in their article.
U N S O L I C I T E D T E X T S
Unsolicited articles should not exceed 10,000 words, including endnotes and references.
Include coversheet with your name, institution, correspondence address and email.
Include 150 word abstract and 50 word autobiography.
Include your last name and the full title of your essay in SUBJECT heading of your email
Unsolicited articles are not returned; acknowledgement is given upon receipt.
M A N U S C R I P T
All manuscripts should be submitted via email attachment to Drake Stutesman, Framework’s Editor.
R E F E R E E
All articles considered for publication will be refereed anonymously.
W R I T I N G S T Y L E
Writing should be clear and the essay should read as an informed and engaging article that examines its subject in depth. There should be little academic jargon or repetition of phrases and all arguments should be incorporated smoothly.
MANUSCRIPTS ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION MUST USE THESE GUIDELINES:
All submissions must be formatted according to The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Edition. The Chicago Manual of Style is available online with a subscription. Otherwise, check your local library or university library for a copy.
- Texts must be in English.
- Use American spelling and hyphenation.
- Use double quotation marks (American grammatical markings).
- Use full names for the first two references of interviewer and interviewee.
- After that, use the initials of first and second name.
NOTES AND REFERENCES
- Name your endnotes section NOTES.
- For a book, first citation includes author; full title; editor, compiler, or translater (if applicable); edition, if not the first; volume (if applicable); series title (if applicable); facts of publication (city, publisher, publication year); page numbers, if applicable; and a URL for Internet sources (if applicable).
- Second and subsequent citations include last name and page number.
Paul Davies, The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin of Life (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999), 23.
- Books, journals, film titles, TV shows, plays, long poems, and multimedia are italicized.
- Articles, papers, short stories, book chapters are in quotation marks.
- If no magazine author or article title is cited, use the following format:
Leonard J. Leff, “‘Come on Home with Me:’ 42nd Street and the Gay Male World of the 1930s,” Cinema Journal 39, no.1 (1999): 3–22.
Gertrude Smith, “On Alla Nazimova,” Moving Picture World (October 21, 1919): 14–17.
Mark Wigley, “Untitled: The Housing of Gender,” in Sexuality and Space, ed. Beatrice Colomina (New York: Princeton Papers on Architecture/Princeton Architectural Press, 1992), 300.
Moving Picture World (October 21, 1919): 14–19.
- Any reference not cited in notes should appear in a separate references section.
- This list should be minimal.
- Note that book and article formatting are different in references than in endnotes.
Davies, Paul. The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin of Life. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2999. 23.
Leff, Leonard J. “‘Come on Home with Me:’ 42nd Street and the Gay Male World of the 1930s.” Cinema Journal 39, no. 1 (1999): 3–22.
FILM, TELEVISION, AND ELECTRONIC REFERENCES
- First citation of film titles are followed by the director’s name, film’s country of origin (use country codes), and year of release, in parentheses.
- All title translations follow the original foreign title and a slash.
- Followed by a parentheses with the director, country of production, and release year.
- If the director and film are referred to within the text, use the following format:
- If multiple information is needed, use brackets to cite what is necessary.
- Use a two letter country code. For a list of the codes, go here.
- If there are co-productions, use slashes to divide each country.
- If the film is produced independently, put the director’s own country.
- All references are to be in parentheses ( ) and fall within the sentence’s final punctuation.
- If a film is referred to within an interview, use square brackets [ ].
Le carabiniere/The Riflemen
Touki-Bouki (Djibril Diop Mambety, SN, 1973)
. . . Guy-Blaché’s La Vie du Christ (FR, 1906).
. . . two American-financed films that were adapted from French novels but shot in Britain, Bitter Victory (Columbia, s. René Hardy, d. Nicholas Ray, 1958) and Bonjour Tristesse (United Artists, s. Françoise Sagan, d. Otto Preminger, 1958) . . .
. . . I was influenced by Near Dark [Katherine Bigelow, US, 1987] . . .
- Bracket the channel, country of origin, and start and end year.
- If the show is ongoing, leave the dash open-ended.
The Sopranos (HBO, US, 1999–2007)
FOREIGN TELEVISION AND ELECTRONIC REFERENCES
- Original title, followed by English title, director’s name, film’s country of origin and release year
Befrielsesbilder/Pictures of a Liberation (Lars von Trier, DK, 1982)
All permissions, including picture permission, must be obtained and paid for by the author. Written permission must be presented before publication.
- All pictures are printed in black & white.
- We accept JPEGs at 300DPI or greater.
- Number all pictures sequentially in text. (Example: figure 1, figure 2, figure 3a, figure 3b, etc.)
- Identify JPEGs within the file title by:
- Author’s name
- Number of picture as it appears sequentially in text
- Include a separate list of illustration captions.
- Number captions to correspond exactly to the illustration number.
- Caption should include credit source. (Example: Fred Astaire in Top Hat. Courtesy British Film Institute.)
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