Submit Art and Literary Research to Creating Knowledge, The College of Liberal Arts & Social Science’s Annual Student Research Journal


Creating Knowledge is the annual publication of undergraduate scholarship published by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.  Each home unit in the college has the right to include an example of student written work in the journal.

Creating Knowledge also provides a venue for the best work of our student artists.  Any DePaul undergraduate student who is a major or a minor in any department/program of LAS is eligible to submit their art work for possible inclusion in the journal.  The following timeline is in place.  Please feel free to share this information with your students.

2015 Creating Knowledge Art Submission Schedule:

April                       Call for artwork via the Slideroom application (see below)

May 5th               Submission deadline for student artworks. Please note that this is earlier than the June 30th deadline for   written work from departments and programs.

May 6-15             Jurors select artworks & selected artworks sent to designer for review

May 30                 Deadline for selected student artists to submit high resolution images

June 15                Designer and jurors confirm selected artwork. Notify students that their artworks are selected for the     publication.

Thus a student who wishes to submit their artwork needs to visit this website:

Once there the student should select “Creating Knowledge 2015” and then “Sign Up” or “Log In” to the system, and then enter the requested information. After a short delay the student will receive an email confirmation that their account has been activated and that they may now use the system.  At that point they may log on and enter their submissions.  Students are limited to one (1) submission of up to five (5) images.  Subject matter and medium are open. The deadline for student art submissions is May 5, 2015. 

Please feel free to contact Assistant Professor Adam Schreiber of the Art, Media, and Design Department, at if you have any questions regarding the online submission process.


CALL FOR PAPERS: DePaul English Department Spring Conference


The DePaul English department invites you to participate in our sixth annual student-run conference. The spring English conference will be held on the afternoon of Friday, May 8, 2015, in Arts & Letters Hall. To make this conference a success, we need YOU, DePaul undergraduate and graduate students, to submit your original works of:


Creative Nonfiction


Literary Analysis

Pedagogical and Literary Theory

Publishing, Professional, and Teaching Practices

The DePaul English conference is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their work in front of a positive, supportive community of DePaul faculty and peers. If you have never publicly read your work before, consider this student-run conference. We look forward to making it a rewarding event for everyone involved!


1. Submit 300- to 500-word abstracts OR complete papers (complete papers are preferred, but abstracts are fine, too) for up to two works total: ONE creative piece and ONE work of literary study.

2. All submitted work, both creative and academic, should be 15–20 minutes when read aloud (approximately eight to ten double-spaced pages).

3. Please attach submissions as separate Word or .pdf files within the same email. All submissions must be emailed to with the subject heading “Spring Conference Submission.”

4. Do NOT put your name or any identifying information anywhere on the submission(s). Instead, enclose a cover sheet with your submissions. The cover sheet should include the following information.




Academic program:

Phone Number:


5. If your submission is selected for the Spring Conference, you must be available to present it on the afternoon of Friday, May 8, 2015 at Arts & Letters Hall, 2315 N. Kenmore Ave.

Works accepted for the conference will be grouped into panels according to genre and/or theme, and a 15-minute Q&A session will conclude each panel. All works submitted must be original, and we encourage writers to submit recent work. In the spirit of academic fellowship, we encourage participants to stay for the duration of the conference and to celebrate at the reception following. The day will conclude with a keynote address.


Please send submissions or inquiries to:

Madison Journal of Literary Criticism Seeking Undergraduate Submissions (Deadline 1/20/15)

Publishing Opportunity in the Madison Journal of Literary Criticism


The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism is an international publication at University of Wisconsin-Madison devoted to publishing outstanding essays of undergraduate literary analysis. The journal is currently calling for papers analyzing any form of literature in 8-20 pages. Articles will be chosen for their originality, eloquence, and quality of academic research. The deadline for submissions is January 20th.

This is an excellent and rare opportunity for all literature majors, and especially for those considering graduate school or a career in publishing. Publication serves to distinguish a CV through inclusion in a selective publication.

Students may submit up to two papers. Submissions and any questions can be sent to Please visit for further guidelines.

AURA: The Yale Undergraduate Journal of Comparative Literature Seeks Submissions (deadline 1/16/15)

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AURA: The Yale Undergraduate Journal of Comparative Literature is pleased to announce that the journal is now accepting submissions for this year’s issue, which will be published in April of 2015. Student writers are strongly encouraged to submit academic papers, creative pieces, or artwork with an interdisciplinary, intertextual, or translational focus. We welcome high-quality papers on any topic.

All submissions are due to by noon EST on Friday, January 16, 2015. Authors of selected pieces will be contacted in mid-February. Multiple submissions are permitted, although a maximum of one piece per author will be published in a given issue. The student should not include his or her name in the submission document, as all work will be reviewed anonymously, but the following information should be included in the body of the email:

  • Title of work
  • Student name
  • College and class year
  • Student email address

Please feel free to email with any questions you may have.