Interdisciplinary Academic Journal

The Arts & Science Interdisciplinary Academic Journal is an ensemble of essays and academic papers with the main purpose being to branch between the Arts and the Sciences. Graduate submissions are now accepted!

Fields of submission:


1) Humanities
  • 2000 words minimum
  • Structure, citations, and bibliography must follow the guidelines outlined by the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the Chicago Manual of Style
  • Maximum of 20 pages, single spaced (including references)
  • Must have the structure: question, thesis, argument

2) Social Sciences
  • 2000 words minimum
  • Structure, citations, and bibliography must follow the guidelines outlined by American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Maximum of 20 pages, single-spaced (including references)
  • Must have the structure: question, thesis, argument

3) Sciences
  • 2000 words minimum
  • Structure, citations and bibliography must follow the guidelines outlined by American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Maximum of 20 pages, single spaced (including references)
  • Must have the structure: question, thesis, argument

4) Creative Writing
  • Must include an integration of disciplines across the Arts & Sciences
  • Poems will be accepted
  • 500 words minimum
  • An illustration must be used to complement your work. All pictures will be taken by our photographer

More details

→ General criteria:
  • Authors must be Concordia students enrolled in minor, major, specialization or Honours program within the Arts & Science Faculty;
  • Submissions cannot have been published anywhere else however, papers written for a Concordia Arts & Science course will be accepted;
  • Students can only submit one paper;
  • Font must be in Times New Roman size 12;
  • Only electronic versions saved as .doc (.docx) will be accepted;
  • Authors will be contacted about potential revisions brought by the Editorial Board and submissions will not be published without the author’s final consent;
  • Abstracts are mandatory for all the submissions
→ Publishing process:
  • Submissions will first be reviewed by the department editors who will provide the authors with their recommendations.
  • Once the necessary revisions have been made by the authors and approved by the department editors, submissions will be evaluated by the copy editors and lastly by the proofreaders.
  • Submissions will be sent again to the authors and their final approval will be required for the paper to be published.
** Disclaimer:

We strongly encourage authors to submit their papers before this deadline, as to receive the feedback mentioned above AND have ample time to address the department editors' recommendations. In other words, if your paper has minor or major content issues, you will not have time to correct them if your paper was submitted close to the deadline. Please keep this in mind!

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