About the Journal:
The Journal of Vaishnava Studies (JVS) was founded in 1992 by Steven J. Rosen and is a biannual, interdisciplinary refereed publication dedicated to the in-depth study of Vaishnava traditions of India, from ancient times to the present. It is the official publication of the Institute for Vaishnava Studies.
JVS is the longest running academic journal in the field of Hindu studies in North America, with almost three decades of unbroken publications. In serving the academic community, it has published nearly 700 articles (a small percentage of which are book reviews), contributed by scholars from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Hundreds of scholars from around the world reference articles published by JVS in their works, which are then published by top academic publishing houses including Oxford, Chicago, Columbia, Princeton, California, Yale, Harvard, etc.
The Journal of Vaishnava Studies is a biannual publication (June/December), each issue of which has all of its articles focused upon an aspect of the declared theme in the call-for-articles announcement made prior to its submission deadline.
Peer Review Policy:
All entries are reviewed by at least two (anonymous) qualified scholars in the field prior to publication. However, more importantly, they are reviewed as to how they contribute to the theme of the issue. Our editorial board consists of the following members:
Editor-in-Chief - Steven J. Rosen
Senior Editors - Graham M. Schweig (Graduate Theological Union Christopher Newport University); Krishna Abhishek Ghosh (The for Vaishnava Studies)
Consulting Editorial Board -Guy L. Beck (Tulane University), Edwin F. Bryant (Rutgers University), Gerald T. Carney )Hampden-Sydney College), Ravi M. Gupta (Utah State University), Barbara A. Holdrege (University of California, Santa Barbara), E. H. Rick Jarow (Vassar College), June McDaniel (College of Charleston), Vasudha Narayanan (University of Florida), Jonathan Edelmann (University of Florida)
The Journal of Vaishnava Studies follows the Committee on Publication Ethics’ International Standards for Authors, summarized below:
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All manuscript submissions should be sent in electronic format, both in Microsoft Word and as a PDF file. Authors should also send a working title, provide keywords, an abstract and a one paragraph bio to accompany the article. Submissions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
How To Subscribe:
Our journal thrives because of our readers who regularly subscribe to it, encouraging us to provide the latest cutting edge research in the field of Vaishnava Studies.
We offer a yearly subscriptions at $80/year.
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