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Call for Undergraduate Submissions: Asterisk* Journal of Art, Deadline 11/6/2020

Published October 17, 2020

Asterisk* Journal of Art is an art history and art publication started by students at Yale University last year. They manage one of the few peer-reviewed, intercollegiate, art history and art publications at the undergraduate level. You can access their first issue online here:

Asterisk* is looking for high-quality essays that subvert traditional narratives in art and artworks that will offer new perspectives. These works can be a version or part of a course research paper/project, independent study, or honors thesis.

For essays: please submit a 300-word abstract that details the thesis of your essay along with the logical line of argumentation that gets you to it. Furthermore, attach a 2,500-3,000-word essay in a Microsoft Word Document with all the images you reference in the essay. You can use a maximum of 6 artworks per essay. It would be preferable if the essay was already in Chicago citation style (including footnotes, bibliography, etc.). Asterisk* will peer review all essays. Writers selected for the publication will receive drafts for revision, prior to final publication.

For artworks: please submit a photograph of your artworks as individual and high-resolution “.jpgs” with their titles as file names. Furthermore, please attach a 200-word description of the artwork in a Microsoft Word Document. All photographable mediums of creative work will be considered (painting, photography, digital art, drawings, etc.).

To submit both artworks and essays, please email Please indicate your full name, your university, your class year, and your email. The title of the email should be “Lastname, Firstname Submission.” The deadline to submit is November 6th, 2020. Please do not submit previously published work.

The team at Asterisk* is looking forward to your submissions!