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The Journal for Literary and Intermedial Crossings (JLIC) is an e-journal that publishes original and innovative contributions engaging with literary and intermedial phenomena from various methodological angles and a wide range of disciplines including literary, theatre, media and cultural studies. We particularly welcome articles focusing on aesthetic ‘crossings’ of media, genres and spaces.

There will be two issues each year. The first issue of the year regroups regular submissions following an ‘Open Call,’ while the second issue represents a selection of papers delivered at the annual symposium of the journal’s founding research Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings. Call for Papers are regularly posted in the Open Calls section.

We welcome contributions between 5,000 and 6,000 words (references and footnotes included) in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. All manuscripts are peer-reviewedJLIC supports textual as well as multi-media formatting. In addition to articles, we also welcome suggestions for thematic issues (including a minimum of 5 articles plus introduction). All work submitted to JLIC should reference and be formatted according to our Author Guidelines. Articles may be submitted in Word format. Figures, video and audio files etc. should be saved separately from the text.

All manuscripts are peer-reviewed.

JLIC considers all manuscripts on the strict condition that:

- the manuscript is your own original work, and does not duplicate any other previously published work, including your own previously published work.

- the manuscript has been submitted only to the Journal for Literary and Intermedial Crossings; it is not under consideration or peer review or accepted for publication or in press or published elsewhere.

- the manuscript contains nothing that is abusive, defamatory, libellous, obscene, fraudulent, or illegal.

- the author has obtained the necessary permission to reuse third-party material in their article. The use of short extracts of text and some other types of material is usually permitted, on a limited basis, for the purposes of criticism and review without securing formal permission. If you wish to include any material in your article for which you do not hold copyright, and which is not covered by this informal agreement, you will need to obtain written permission from the copyright owner prior to submission.

Please submit your special issue proposal or article via e-mail in Word-format (.doc or .docx) to jlic@vub.be. For articles, please do not mention your name or contact details in this document, but provide a separate file containing the article’s title, your name, affiliation, e-mail address, a 100-word abstract, and a list of 5 keywords.