CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS HMONG STUDIES JOURNAL VOLUME 9 (2008)

Deadline: May 30, 2008

The Hmong Studies Journal invites article submissions for its 2008 issue (Volume 9).

The Hmong Studies Journal is a unique and established peer-reviewed Internet-based
academic publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, Hmong
culture, Hmong people, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia and
around the world. The Hmong Studies Journal has published 10 online issues and more
than 60 scholarly articles since 1996.

Hmong Studies-related scholarly articles from all disciplinary backgrounds and
perspectives are welcome. Works considered for submission must consist of original
research and not have been previously published elsewhere. Book reviews are
welcome but works consisting primarily of non-original literature reviews of other works
generally are not accepted. Neither are works that consist primarily of political-oriented
commentary. Articles for submission review should be sent on diskette or by e-mail
attachment to Mark E. Pfeifer, PhD, Editor, Bell Library, Texas A and M University,
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5702, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5702. E-Mail:
editor@hmongstudies.org

Please note: As a peer-reviewed journal, the Hmong Studies Journal reserves the right
to suggest and request revisions to any submitted article. The editors and editorial
board of the Hmong Studies Journal will review all articles and subsequent drafts for
possible submission and will decide whether articles are to be accepted or declined.

Manuscripts submitted in "Uniform format" should be organized, as follows:

1.  Abstract
2.  Introduction/Background
3.  Methods [and Material]
4.  Results
5.  Discussion
6.  References

To view all of the articles in the past issues of the Hmong Studies Journal visit:
http://www.hmongstudies.org/HmongStudiesJournal

To view the manuscript review form used by the Hmong Studies Journal's editorial
board to assess articles for publication visit:
http://hmongstudies.org/HmongStudiesJournalSampleManuscriptReviewForm.pdf

In addition to its heavily visited website, the Hmong Studies Journal has all of its
content distributed in digital format as a peer-reviewed full-text scholarly journal to
hundreds of academic libraries around the world through ProQuest's Ethnic
NewsWatch. Other peer-reviewed scholarly journals related to Ethnic Studies
distributed by Ethnic NewsWatch include: Research in African Literatures, American
Indian Quarterly, Pacific Historical Review, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education,
Jewish Social Studies, Israel Studies, History and Memory, Ethnic Studies Review,
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Cultural Survival Quarterly, Canadian Ethnic
Studies, Race, Gender, and Class, and The Social Studies.

The Hmong Studies Journal has also recently reached agreement with EBSCO to
distribute all of its content published since 1996 in digital format beginning in 2008.
EBSCO claims that its databases including Academic Search Premier reach close to
90% of all public and academic libraries in the United States and Canada.