Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Final Call for Submissions The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today No. 6

The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today is an online and double blind refereed journal published on the teachings and research on Ruskin. The scope of the journal is multidisciplinary and it welcomes submissions related to art, religion, historiography, social criticism, tourism, economics, philosophy, science, architecture, photography, preservation, cinema, and theatre. It reports research, publications, and events related to John Ruskin; and it publishes papers, abstracts, book reviews, creative essays, and art works by scholars interested in the teachings of Ruskin.

The Eighth Lamp is led and managed by Dr Anuradha Chatterjee (Founding Editor and Co-Editor) Lecturer in History and Theory in Architecture and Design, University of Tasmania, Australia, and Dr Laurence Roussillon-Constanty (Co-Editor), Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France. It is part of The Oscholars group of journals ( edited by David Charles Rose and it is published by Rivendale Press, UK. It has a growing community of scholars now part of the Editorial board that aims to provide the intellectual and pedagogical support and leadership to the journal.

The Oscholars site has a monthly audience of over 45,000, which complements the readership of The Eighth Lamp, and the journal alone is circulated to over 100 scholars and academics internationally. The journal is listed in key Victorian studies and nineteenth century literature, culture, and visual studies forums. The Eighth Lamp can be accessed via the following link: Please feel free to browse through the contents.

We invite our contributors to send in news, events, titles of publications, articles, reviews, creative work, and abstracts related to Ruskin. Please email these directly to latest by March for July-August publication and September for a December-January publication. Scholarly papers should be submitted at least six to eight months in advance to allow for the refereeing process.

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