CFP for LIGHTS, the MESSA Journal from the University of Chicago

Volume IV, Issue 1 of LIGHTS, the MESSA Journal From the University of Chicago


We invite graduate students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern Studies. We encourage papers that explore the political, linguistic, and cultural significance that transcend limitations across formal/generic cultural, ideological boundaries, and/or within various aesthetic approaches.  Book reviews, critical, analytic, and photographic pieces related to the Middle East are welcome.  Submissions must be in Microsoft word .doc(x) format or PDF form for photographs.

This journal is aimed at publishing the work of Masters students as it relates to the Middle East, including history, politics, art history, anthropology, etc.


The submission deadline is 5pm on Sunday, February 15th.  Please send submissions to: uchicagomessalights@gmail.com