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The Murakami Haruki Studies Series (7th Edition) Call for Papers

Poster:Yuji OchiaiPost date:2019-08-15
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The Murakami Haruki Studies Series (7th Edition)
Call for Papers
1.     Aim
Call for papers are aimed at researched papers relating to the theme “Sympathy in Haruki Murakami’s Literature”. The Editorial Committee seeks to build the foundation of “Haruki Murakami Studies” with research papers of constructive and innovative nature from various fields of expertise.
2.     SubmissionQualifications
Submissions are open only to speakers, presenters, and guests of roundtable forum during The 8th Haruki Murakami International Symposium 2019.
3.     Theme
Title or content of said paper should be related to Movement in Haruki Murakami’s Literature”. Main heading or sub-heading of papers should be related to “Murakami Haruki” as well as having the word Movement (移動)” in any part of the paper.
4.     Language
Submissions are only limited to Japanese and English. Japanese is preferred for the standardisation of overall appearance of the publication.
5.     Deadline
All submissions must arrive by 30th September 2019.
6.     Review System and Fees
In order to maximize reliability of the publication, strict review system will be implemented. All fees for reviewing are to be bear by contributors. Fees are set at NT$ 2000 (New Taiwan Dollar) or ¥ 8000 (Japanese Yen). Two reviewers will be invited by the editorial committee. In case of the need of a third reviewer, the committee will bear the extra cost of NT$ 1000 (New Taiwan Dollar). Only papers recommended by the reviewing panel will be published.
7.     Note: Due to the themed nature of the series, submissions without any apparent relation with “Movement in Haruki Murakami’s Literature” or clear-cut definition of the word Movement will be rejected during preliminary review on the ground of inconsistency with the theme of the series.

8.     Submission of Papers
                 i.          All papers are to be uploaded to CMSTKU’s website at: http://www.harukistudy.tku.edu.tw/main.php
               ii.          Papers received by post or e-mail will not be accepted.
             iii.          Reviewing fees are to be to be sent in cash by registered mail for domestic contributors.
             iv.          For contributors seeking to remit reviewing fees from Japan, please contact Professor Yuji Ochiai (see below for contact).
9.     Remuneration Policy
No remuneration will be paid for papers recommended by the reviewing committee. Instead, three (3) copies of the published series will be presented.
10. Formatting
To ensure highest quality of academic writing, contributors are advised to refer to writing format as shown on the attached documents. Formatting will be taken into consideration during the preliminary review.
11. Copyright Consent
Contributors with papers recommended for publish are required to submit a copyright consent within a designated timeframe.
12. Publishing Date
The Murakami Haruki Studies Series (7th Edition) is expected to be published by May 2020.
13. Reviewing Fees Addressee; Inquiries
                 i.          Reviewing Fees Address
Center for Murakami Haruki Studies, Department of Japanese
No. 151, Ying-Zhuan Road,
Tamsui District, New Taipei City
251, Taiwan (R.O.C)
               ii.          E-mail Inquiries
Professor Yuji Ochiai (Japanese)
Associate Professor Chia-Lin Wang (Mandarin Chinese)
             iii.          Phone Inquiries
Associate Professor Chia-Lin Wang
+886-2-2621-5656 ext. 2492
Assistant Takahiro Suzuki
+886-2-2621-5656 ext. 3590
This modus operandi for the publication of The Murakami Haruki Studies Series (7th Edition) is reviewed and approved by the Editorial Committee.
Approved: May 21, 2018
Last modification time:2019-09-11 PM 2:49


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