Utah Valley University
A Journal of Creativity and Multivocality
Information About Us
JustPeace: A Journal of Creativity and Multivocality is an online journal published by the Peace and Justice Studies program at Utah Valley University and the PJST student club. JustPeace is an interdisciplinary platform for media of many kinds: research articles, essays, short stories, poetry, photographs, short films, and musical compositions—all on themes relevant to the journal's purpose: conflict, peace, and justice studies. We take a broad view of the interdisciplinary nature of the journal (and the discipline), accordingly, submissions might concern sustainable development, democratization, transitional or restorative justice, environmental justice, human rights, conflict transformation, peacebuilding, reconciliation, art as peacebuilding, peace education, or many other themes.
We are now seeking submissions. As per above, all submissions will be evaluated for creativity, innovation, and depth of analysis (where relevant).
Call for Submissions
JustPeace: A Journal of Creativity and Multivocality is now seeking submissions for academic articles and media. Original academic articles and work in the mediums of literature, short film, music and photography are welcome. All submissions will be evaluated for creativity and providing a unique perspective into peace and justice related themes. Such themes include but are not limited to:
-War and Peace
-Peacebuilding and Peace Education
Submission deadline is July 15th, 2015. Please send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions from undergraduate and graduate level students are welcome. All submissions will go through a double, blind, review process. Please observe the following guidelines for submissions:
-Page count should not exceed 25 pages, approximately 8,000 words, 12 point font, New Times Roman, one inch margins.
-Chicago or Turabian styles are preferred. Please use footnotes instead of endnotes or in text citations.
-Please do not include any identifying information on the paper itself. Instead, please include a cover page with your name, email, institutional affiliation, whether you are a graduate or undergraduate, and the title of the work. Please also include a short abstract, not exceeding 300 words.
-Documents: .pdf (Portable Document Format; Adobe Acrobat), .doc, .docx (Microsoft Word Document), .odt (OpenDocument Text Document)
Literature, Photography, Short Film, and Music:
Submissions are welcome from all. Works of literature should not exceed 25 pages, approximately 8,000 words, 12 point font, New Times Roman, one inch margins. Films should be no longer than 30 minutes, including beginning and ending credits. All submissions should include the following information:
-The submitter’s name, email address and the title of the work.
-A short abstract of the work, detailing the context and perspective of the piece, not exceeding 150 words.
-A short bio of the author/composer/photographer/filmmaker/musician not exceeding 150 words.
-Images: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif
-Audio: .mp3, .m4a, .ogg, .wav
-Video: mp4, .m4v (MPEG-4), .mov (QuickTime), .wmv (Windows Media Video), .avi, .mpg, .ogv (Ogg), .3gp (3GPP), .3g2 (3GPP2)