Saturday, June 21, 2014

Melilah (update)

This journal went open access in 2010 (see 7/16/10 entry), but here's an update from the homepage:

CALL FOR PAPERS. The editorial board of Melilah invites submissions for its 2014 volume, for which the theme is 'Jewish Studies and the New Testament', to be defined broadly. Interested authors are encouraged to contact the editors in advance. Papers should be submitted by 31 August 2014.

Melilah is an interdisciplinary Open Access journal available in both electronic and book form concerned with Jewish law, history, literature, religion, culture and thought in the ancient, medieval and modern eras. It encourages work from younger scholars at the start of their academic careers as well as contributions from established scholars.

The title of the journal refers to the ears of corn that are plucked to rub in the hands before the grains can be eaten (Deut. 23:25). 
Melilah was founded by Edward Robertson and Meir Wallenstein in 1944; the original series is now available online. The journal was relaunched as a New Series by Bernard Jackson and Ephraim Nissan in 2004 under the auspices of the Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester. The current editors are Daniel Langton and Renate Smithuis.

If you wish to be informed when a new volume of Melilah appears, please subscribe (for free) for an email announcement.

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