Call For Special Issues 

Proposals Due: July 1, 2020
First Issue to appear Fall 2021

*Jazz and Culture* is seeking proposals from Guest Editors wishing to
propose special themed issues of the journal, beginning with the issue of
Fall 2021. Interested scholars are invited to submit brief proposals of 500
words, explaining the theme, possible topics for research articles, and
(where applicable) 3-5 potential authors, and/or oral historians to invite.
Issues may be curated through invited submissions, or solicited through
open calls, though all research submissions will be conducted through the
journal’s standard peer review process.

For consideration for the Fall 2021 issue, please email proposals to
Pittjazz -at by July 1, 2020. All applications will be treated as
strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without regard
to the race, religion, nationality, sex, seniority, or institutional
affiliation of the individual submitting the proposal.

*Jazz and Culture* is an annual, peer-reviewed publication devoted to
publishing cutting-edge research on jazz from multiple perspectives. All
methodological approaches are welcome, including ethno/musicology, music
theory, and critical and cultural studies. Drawing upon recent trends in
music scholarship, we further seek to interrogate a range of issues
connecting music, race, class, gender, and other realms of social practice.
We particularly encourage submissions exploring the music’s international

Guest editors will work in close collaboration with the Editor-in-Chief
whose role is to oversee and manage the editorial procedure. Duties will
include writing and circulating a call for papers; selecting and allocating
reviewers; selecting papers to be reviewed; acceptance/rejection/revision
decision process; helping authors respond to reviewers; writing an
editorial introduction; assisting preparing the manuscripts; and checking
publisher’s proofs.

For questions email: Editor-In-Chief Michael Heller at Michael.Heller -at-


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