Call for Submissions


THE DYNAMICS AND COMPLEXITIES OF COLORISM

Due: December 30, 2018 (midnight)

 

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is accepting submissions focusing on The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism. We are interested in submissions that focus on but are not limited to the topics noted below.

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED

Articles, essays, book reviews, interviews, film/movie reviews, and social media posts with purpose.

Submission/Author Guidelines

Submissions will not be considered for publication if they have been published before or if they are under review by another journal or publisher. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to use from copyright holders for reproducing tables and figures. Submissions to JOCS are subject to an initial internal review. Submissions considered for potential publication will be reviewed using a blind peer review process. Submissions that do not follow author guidelines will not be considered for publication. Submissions will follow the style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). Submissions should be single-spaced, using 1 inch margins for the top, bottom and sides of every page, 12-pt Times New Roman font, numbered pages. Lines should be left-justified and words should not be divided at the end of a line. Submissions (including notes, references, and tables) should not exceed 25 pages.

 ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

JOCS only accepts online submissions. Registration and login are required to submit items online. To submit manuscripts for review, please register at Journal of Colorism Studies (you will be required to create a user id and password). Subscriptions to JOCS are free.

We are looking forward to your submissions.

 

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Colorism Studies
Website: www.jocsonline.org
Twitter:@colorismjournal

Topics

Racial featuresStigma

Skin color complexes

Girls of color

Women of color

Relationships

Family

Education

Housing

Business

Consumer affairs

Men of color

Boys of Color

Interracial colorism

Intraracial colorism

White superiority

White privilege

Racism

Historical perspectives

Skin bleaching

Phenotypes

Below the Mason Dixon Line

The Workforce

Girls of color and disparate treatmentStudents of color

Film/movies

Music industry

Media

Literature

Healthcare

Mental heath

Communities of color

Groups/organizations/clubs

Politics

Law

Marketing

Religion

International

Trailblazers and torchbearers

Change agents

Unsung girls and women of color

Self-validation

The marginalization of girls of color

Diversity and inclusion

Specialized glass ceilings

Opportunities

Standards of Beauty

 

The Color of Love: Colorism in Black Brazilian Families


Visibility 

The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism

Mini Series

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

 Link to Listen Live:   The Color of Love: Colorism in Black Brazilian Families

Listener Line:  323-642-1562

(Listeners may call to ask questions, comment or share)

 

Episode Description

 “The Color of Love” will focus on the psychological, emotional, physical, and social effects of colorism on the well-being and growth of Black Brazilian girls and women. Topics include racial hierarchies in families, racial features, hair, light skin, dark skin, children, love, education, jobs, how skin color and other phenotypes affect the self-esteem, self-love, self-identity, self-pride and self-respect of girls and women, visibility, voices, Afro-Aesthetics Movement, differential treatment, and cultural practices, among other topics.

Visibility’s guest is renowned researcher Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman (whose best-selling book, The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families was awarded the American Sociological Association Section on Emotions Book Award and the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism Charles Horton Cooley Book Award.

 

Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman

Biography

Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman is a Tampa native and Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of South Florida. She received her B.A. from Cornell University and her M.A. & Ph.D. in Sociology from Duke University. Dr. Hordge-Freeman published her first book, The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families (The University of Texas Press) in 2015.  This book was awarded the American Sociological Association Section on Emotions Book Award and the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism Charles Horton Cooley Book Award.  In 2015, she presented a TEDxUSF talk on The Color of Love and her book is slated for publication into Portuguese in April 2018. She has published journal articles in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Qualitative Research, and Ethnic & Racial Studies, several book chapters, and published a co-edited volume with Gladys Mitchell-Walthour entitled, Race and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Diaspora and Black Transnational Scholarship in the US and Brazil (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Hordge-Freeman has been awarded several grants and fellowships to support her research, including a Ford Dissertation Fellowship, American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship, and Ruth Landes Memorial Research Grant. In 2016, Hordge-Freeman received a Fulbright fellowship to complete data collection for a manuscript entitled, Second-Class Daughters: Informal Adoptions as Modern Slavery in Brazil, which is based on over seven years of ethnographic data and interviews.

 

Call for Submissions: Race and Color in Education


Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS)

Call for Submissions

Corrected Due Date:  February 28, 2016

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is accepting submissions for a thematic issue titled Race and Color in Education. We are specifically interested in submissions that focus on but are not limited to the following:

The Achievement Gap

Students of color and success

Students of color and retention

Students of color and achievement

Students of color and special education

Quality education and students of color

Curriculum and Black history

Mixed race identity

Race and color in the classroom

Student loans/student debt

Black males and education

Diversity on campus/in the classroom

Full-time Faculty/Adjunct faculty of color

HBCU’s

Predominately white colleges and universities

White privilege on campus

Faculty of color on campus

Faculty of color and leadership

White faculty and HBCU’s

White privilege

Tenure and Black faculty

Women of color

Men of color

College completion

Common Core

No Child Left Behind

Separate and unequal

For-profit schools and students of color

Students of color and STEM

Stereotypes and students of color

College level writing skills

Professionalism

Staff

College/university committees and racism

 

 

Standards of excellence

Learning styles (kinesthetic, auditory, visual)

White teachers and students of color

The classroom to prison pipeline

Girls of color and disparate treatment

Students of color and gender bias

Colorism in higher education

African/African-American programs

Community colleges

Black Studies

Black intellectuals

Intellectuals of color

Administration

Racism on campus

Colorism on campus

Sororities/fraternities/social clubs

Racism/Colorism

The effects of racism on students of color

The effects of colorism on students of color

Student organizations

The hidden prejudice in education

Interracial colorism/Intraracial colorism

Racism and faculty tenure

Colorism and faculty tenure

Students of color and learning environments

The education system and students of color

Racist student organizations on campus

Athletes of color at predominately white

colleges and universities

The purpose of education

Public schools/charter schools

Campus violence/violence in schools

Twenty-first century workforce ready degree   programs

Submissions Accepted

Articles, essays, book reviews, interviews, and film/movie reviews, unpublished blogs and commentaries.

Submission/Author Guidelines

Submissions will not be considered for publication if they have been published before or if they are under review by another journal or publisher. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to use from copyright holders for reproducing tables and figures. Submissions to JOCS are subject to an initial internal review. Submissions considered for potential publication will be reviewed using a blind peer review process. Submissions that do not follow author guidelines will not be considered for publication. Submissions will follow the style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). Submissions should be single-spaced, using 1 inch margins for the top, bottom and sides of every page, 12-pt Times New Roman font, numbered pages. Lines should be left-justified and words should not be divided at the end of a line. Submissions (including notes, references, and tables) should not exceed 25 pages.

 ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

JOCS only accepts online submissions. Registration and login are required to submit items online. To submit manuscripts for review, please register at http://jocsonline.org (you will be required to create a user id and password). Subscriptions to JOCS are free.

We are looking forward to your submission. If you have any questions, please contact JOCS at eic@jocsonline.org.

 

Continued Success!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

Editor-in-Chief

Journal of Colorism Studies

Website: www.jocsonline.org

Twitter:@colorismjournal

E-mail: eic@jocsonline.org

 

 

Journal of Colorism Studies

www.jocsonline.org

 

Join the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Colorism Studies


The Editorial Team of the Journal of Colorism Studies invites applications for Editorial Review Board members. Working with members of the Editorial Advisory Board, members of the Editorial Review Board will review journal submissions and ensure that the journal responds timely to submissions.

The Editorial Review Board will consist of members willing to commit to reviewing articles two times each year. Successful candidates will become members of the board beginning in 2015 for three years.  Editorial Review Board members are responsible for reviewing submissions for accuracy, clarity, and research rigor; identifying the strengths and weaknesses of submissions; providing detailed comments on reviewed submissions, and providing recommendations for accepting or rejecting manuscripts for publication.  Note: Members will perform functions virtually.

We are also interested in applications from Guest Reviewers to review submissions for our special issue Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color, scheduled for publication in 2015.

Being a member of the Editorial Review Board means being professionally associated with the Journal of Colorism Studies. The names of members will be included in each issue, listed on the journal’s web page, and included on the website of the Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc.

Composition of the Editorial Review Board will include a wide variety of members representing the community, including organizational leaders, change agents, and educators from all sectors including scholars consisting of early career through senior academics. Members should possess a master’s and/or doctorate in topics published by the journal and have equivalent experience in a relevant subject.  We invite and encourage graduate students to submit applications.

Continued Success!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Julie Jung-Kim

Editor

Journal of Colorism Studies


I am proud to announce that the Journal of Colorism Studies​ is available in 192 libraries. As Editor-in-Chief, I am so proud. Our next issue will be published in November of 2015 with a special thematic issue titled “Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color.” We have received many wonderful submissions and are busy reviewing. To everyone submitting manuscripts, thank you for your support.

In unity,
Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth​
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Colorism Studies

Advertise in the Journal of Colorism Studies


The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) in collaboration with the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC) and I Am Beautiful Global, Inc., will publish a special thematic issue in October/November of 2015 titled Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color.  The issue will consist of essays, articles, interviews, and book/movie reviews that celebrate, embrace and empower girls and women of color.  This is the first time in history that a journal is celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color.  We are making history!

This special issue of JOCS will include advertisements and we are asking for your support by placing an advertisement or by making a donation to JOCS.

Advertisement Rates

Full-Page –  Color  $500                  Full-page – Black & White: $400

Half-Page –  Color  $300                 Half-Page – Black & White: $200

Quarter-Page – Color  $150            Quarter-Page – Black & White: $100

Donations

To make a donation to JOCS, please visit the website of Complexity Publishing.

Please see the attached Journal Advertisement Form and Journal Advertisement Specifications for details (see below).  You may also place an ad by visiting the website of the publisher, Complexity Publishing, LLC, contact by e-mail at jocsads@complexitypublishing.com or call 866-829-0163.

Thank you for your support as we make history!

Journal Advertisement Order

Call for Journal Cover Design


Call for Journal Cover Design

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is calling all artists and graphic designers to submit a design with a brief description for the front and back covers of a special thematic issue titled Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color. This special thematic issue will be published in print and online.

Call for Cover Design Submission Guidelines

The Review Board of JOCS will select the final cover. Please note that selection will be based on both the aesthetic quality of the cover design and the relativity to the issue’s theme Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color.

Cover designs that are not selected for the upcoming issues may be used for future journals.

There is no limit to the number of cover designs submitted for consideration.

Cover Image Specifications and Template File

  • A4 (8.25 x 11.25 inches).
  • Front and back covers combined (17.54 x 11.25)
  • Resolution 300 DPI
  • Format: JPEG or PDF format.
  • Consider adding about 1/4 inch to each edge of the image to allow for cropping and to account for the spine. (Take into consideration that space will be need for the title and JOCS logo for the issue).

Please make sure that the digital files are large enough to fit the journal cover.

You may wish to download and use our cover template (below) to help format the front and back covers. The template shows the exact layout of the cover, including the logo, trim lines, and spine width. You may wish to use this to help with your layout or to make sure that your images are sized correctly to fit the cover and spine.

Submission of Files

Please email your cover submission(s) along with a recent photograph and brief biography to reviewbd@jocsonline.org.  The artist’s bio and photograph will be published in JOCS.

Copyright

Please consider copyright issues when submitting your ideas. For any work that is under copyright, you must obtain written permission from the copyright holder to use the images. We cannot use images without written permission and will not accept purchased images.  We do not ask for copyright of the images to be assigned to us, but we do ask for a nonexclusive license to use the image.

Deadline for Submissions:   August 30, 2015

 

 JOCS Cover Template

Editorial Review Board Invitation


The Editorial Team of the Journal of Colorism Studies invites applications for Editorial Review Board members. Working with members of the Editorial Advisory Board, members of the Editorial Review Board will review journal submissions and ensure that the journal responds timely to submissions.

The Editorial Review Board will consist of members willing to commit to reviewing articles two times each year. Successful candidates will become members of the board beginning in 2015 for three years.  Editorial Review Board members are responsible for reviewing submissions for accuracy, clarity, and research rigor; identifying the strengths and weaknesses of submissions; providing detailed comments on reviewed submissions, and providing recommendations for accepting or rejecting manuscripts for publication.  Note: Members will perform functions virtually.

We are also interested in applications from Guest Reviewers to review submissions for our special issue Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color, scheduled for publication in July 2015.

Being a member of the Editorial Review Board means being professionally associated with the Journal of Colorism Studies. The names of members will be included in each issue, listed on the journal’s web page, and included on the website of the Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc.

Composition of the Editorial Review Board will include a wide variety of members representing the community, including organizational leaders, change agents, and educators from all sectors including scholars consisting of early career through senior academics. Members should possess a master’s and/or doctorate in topics published by the journal and have equivalent experience in a relevant subject.  We invite and encourage graduate students to submit applications.

 

Continued Success!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Julie Jung-Kim

Editor

Journal of Colorism Studies


Journal of Colorism Studies

Reminder

If you plan on submitting an article, book review, commentary, or essay for publication in the Journal of Colorism Studies, the deadline for submissions is July 30, 2014 for the October 2014 publication. The October 2014 volume will be the first publication of the Journal of Colorism Studies. As  the Editor-in-Chief, I am interested in the submission of various manuscripts relative to colorism (interracial and intraracial), multiracial/biracial identity, multicultural, race relations, race issues, and the changing racial composition in America.

 

We are excited about the publication of our first journal and thank everyone for their submissions..

Continued Success!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth 
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Colorism Studies
 

Journal of Colorism Studies


As a result of the peer review process, we have decided to re-open the call for submissions.  We are looking for quality submissions that are rich in content and focus. The new submission deadline is July 30, 2014.

We are also seeking an Assistant Editor to join JOCS by June 1, 2014.

Please share with colleagues, colleges, universities and professional associations, etc.

Call for Submissions

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is an open access, online journal and the official quarterly publication of the Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc.

JOCS will present high-quality research in a forum that is informative to broad audiences including those outside as well as inside academia and those not immediately conversant with the subject matter of submissions.

JOCS is accepting submissions that contain rigorous quality research, develop theory, and explore new perspectives on colorism and race issues in society. Content includes theoretical essays, empirical research, practice-oriented papers, book reviews, and general essays.

Specific areas of interest relative to colorism and race include but are not limited to:

Personal  Family values

Dating and marriage

Physical attractiveness

Generational goal attainment

Platonic and romantic relationships

 

SociologicalClubs and associations

Church membership

Neighborhoods and communities

Caste

Multiracial

Culture

Mixed race identity

 

HistoricalReconstruction

Jim Crow

Civil Rights Era

Black Power Movement

The Millennium

Colorism tests

Intraracial

Interracial

Education Academic achievement

Colorism on campus

HBCU/Non-HBCU issues

Higher education administration

Faculty issues

Colorism in the classroom

 

Psychological 

Identity issues

Stereotypes

Racism

Prejudice

Self-Esteem

Complexes

Phenotypes

Intraracial diversity

Interracial diversity

 

 

Employment/CareerCareer choices

Promotions

Hiring  practices

Work environments

Job duties

Blue collar/White collar

Union/Non-union

Private /Public sector

Diversity

 

LawEconomics

Music industry

Media industry

Marketing

Special themes

 

 

Manuscripts should be submitted in current APA format and must not exceed 25 pages in length including title page, abstract, tables, figures, and references. Additional submission guidelines are posted on the journal’s website: http://www.jocsonline.org

Submit manuscripts online at: Journal of Colorism Studies

 

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Colorism Studies