Information For Authors

CALL FOR PAPERS Volume 51 (2023)

The editors of Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies are pleased to announce an open call for papers and book reviews for the forthcoming volume (Vol. 51). We welcome submissions in all areas within the study of religion, including:

  • Anthropology
  • Art history and criticism
  • Comparative religions
  • Ethics
  • Gender
  • History
  • Literature
  • Method and theory
  • Music history and criticism
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Politics
  • Sociology
  • Textual studies

Arc is an interdisciplinary, refereed journal published annually by the School of Religious Studies, McGill University. The journal combines the talents of professors and graduate students in offering space for scholarly discussions on various aspects of the academic study of religion, including method and theory in the study of religion. Arc encourages submissions from diverse religious traditions and perspectives.

The submission deadline for Volume 51 is October 15, 2023. Submissions received after this date will be considered for subsequent volumes. Articles should not exceed 10,000 words in length, including footnotes. Book reviews should not exceed 1,500 words. For detailed submission guidelines, please consult the “Submission” section on the journal website ( All electronic correspondence should be sent to the editors at the following email address: