The Western Society for French History brings together specialists in the study of France and French culture from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds.
- Bethany Keenan, Coe College
- Julia Osman, Mississippi State University
- Sarah Shurts, Bergen Community College
- Steve Harp, University of Akron
- Diane Margolf, Colorado State University
- Nina Kushner, Clark University
About the Journal
The Journal of the Western Society for French History publishes selected, peer-reviewed papers from the Society's annual meeting. Founded in 1974, the Western Society for French History seeks to promote the study of French and Francophone history. The Society and its conference proceedings bring together specialists in the study of France and French culture from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds, beginning with history, but also embracing literary studies, art and music history, as well as political theory, philosophy, anthropology, and sociology.
Volumes 1-42 of this journal were published under the title The Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, Online ISSN 2162-0423. The current title debuted in 2015 with Volume 43.
Information for Submission
Authors: We invite participants of the 2016 Cedar Rapids meeting of the WSFH to submit revised versions of their papers for publication in The Journal of the Western Society for French History. Selected papers from the conference are peer reviewed for publication (see below). Deadline for submissions is 15 January 2017. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically to wsfh.proceedings.editors AT gmail DOT com. All submissions must conform to the following procedure guidelines to receive consideration for publication: Call for Papers and Author Instructions 2016
- 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 do not pay fees to publish in the journal, and they retain intellectual copyrights for their work
Panel commentators and chairs: There is a change in the reviewing procedure for the Journal. We no longer ask you to review papers immediately following the conference. Upon receipt of submissions, you will be asked to review a manuscript from your panel session. Further instructions about the reviewing procedure will be given to you at that time.
The Journal of the Western Society for French History is an open access journal which means all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Published articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs license, which permits anyone to download, copy, distribute, or display the full text without asking for permission, provided that the creator(s) are given full credit, no derivative works are created, and the work is not used for commercial purposes.