Journal of the Western Society for French History
The Journal of the Western Society for French History was previously known as the Proceedings of the Western Society for French History. It has published selected, peer-reviewed papers from the Society's annual meeting since 1974. The Journal of the Western Society for French History and the Proceedings are indexed in Historical Abstracts; America: History and Life; PapersFirst; and ProceedingsFirst. The journal is online and open access with no subscription charges so please encourage your university library to link The Journal of the Western Society for French History site to its catalog.
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Latest issue: Volume 45 Table of Contents
Co-Editors: Bethany Keenan, Julia Osman, and Sarah Shurts
Information for Submission
We strongly encourage participants of the annual meeting of the WSFH to submit revised versions of their papers for publication in The Journal of the Western Society for French History. The Journal is also accepting outside submissions so we also encourage authors to consider submitting an article to the journal even if they did not present it at the annual meeting. The Journal is a competitive, peer-reviewed publication that accepts articles for publication that make a significant contribution to the field, are properly formatted for journal publication, and incorporate revisions suggested by peer reviewers and the editors. The due date for submissions each year is 15 January. Acceptance, rejection, or revise and resubmit letters will be sent to authors in April.
Manuscripts must be submitted electronically to email@example.com. All submissions must conform to the following procedure guidelines to receive consideration for publication:
Authors whose papers are accepted for publication in the Journal will receive a journal publication agreement form to complete at the time of acceptance. Authors retain intellectual copyrights for their work.