Submitting an Article

Manuscripts should be submitted to the editorial office:

Redaktionsbüro Amerikastudien – American Studies
Professor Dr. Oliver Scheiding – General Editor
Johannes Gutenberg – Universität Mainz
FB 05 Dept. of English and Linguistics Amerikanistik
Jakob Welder Weg 18 (Philosophicum)
Zi 02-579 D-55128 Mainz

Tel.: +49 6131 39 22 357
Fax: +49 6131 39 20 356

Manuscripts of articles and reviews can only be accepted if submitted as computer files (preferably MS Word) and accompanied by a hard copy. All manuscripts must be formatted in our in-house style. Article manuscripts – manuscript text, abstract, notes, list of works cited – should not exceed 60,000 to 70,000 characters (including spaces). Since Amerikastudien / American Studies follows a blind peer-review system, articles should contain no references to the author. The reading process takes about 4 months. For further formal requirements, see the style sheet.

Submitting a Review

Amerikastudien/American Studies publishes reviews of recent publications in the field of American Studies. We always welcome new reviewers. If you would like to write a review on an American Studies title, please contact the General Editor of Amerikastudien/American StudiesProf. Dr. Oliver Scheiding. Reviews should generally not exceed 3-4 pages. For further details, see the review style sheet.