Skip to main content
Back to Results
Cover image of Arethusa
Cover image of Arethusa
Share this Title:

Arethusa

Editor :

Carolyn Higbie, The State University of New York at Buffalo

           

Volume:
Volume
54 (2021)
Frequency:
Frequency
3 issues
This distinguished journal is known for publishing original literary and cultural studies of the ancient world that combine contemporary theoretical perspectives with traditional approaches to literary and material evidence. Arethusa introduced the world of classics to the application of new methods in literary theory, and continues to be an exciting venue for innovative and stimulating approaches.
Jump to
Subscribe
About

Journal Details

Volume
54 (2021)
Frequency
3 issues
ISSN
Print: 1080-6504
Online: 0004-0975
  1. All papers should be double-spaced and set in 12 point type.
  2. We prefer to have your notes as endnotes, double -spaced in 12 point type, though this is not essential. They will appear as footnotes in print, but it is easier for us to copy-edit this way. Do NOT send notes as a separate file.
  3. When first submitting an article, do so anonymously, that is, make sure the article does not include your name or university affiliation, and if necessary, alter footnotes so that you don't reveal your identity. (If your article is accepted, the final version should include this information).
  4. Please supply an abstract of 100 or fewer words with your paper.
  5. Arethusa uses a social sciences format for notes and bibliography. We prefer that short citations be added in parentheses to the body of your text; only longer remarks should appear as footnotes. Be as concise as possible. Use the bibliography and notes from a recent issue of Arethusa as a guide when you prepare your copy.
  6. Please include translations of all Latin and Greek quotations.
  7. Please be consistent in the transliteration of Greek names.
  8. Please make it clear in the notes which edition of a text you are using.
  9. If you are using illustrations or other copyrighted material (including modern poems and songs), please be sure to obtain any necessary permissions and include copies of the permission letters with your revised final version.
  10.  Please submit the article electronically, preferably in Word. You may submit it by email to Carolyn Higbie at chigbie@buffalo.edu. Please include who is to be credited for any translations used in your article. If the translations are your own, you may indicate that in your first footnote.
  11. Arethusa operates within strict page limitations, so brevity is a virtue as far as we are concerned. Articles of more than 25 pages present us with logistical problems, making us less inclined to accept them.

Address editorial correspondence to the editor:

Carolyn Higbie
Department of Classics
338 MFAC
SUNY at Buffalo, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261-0011

Email at chigbie@buffalo.edu

The Hopkins Press Journals Ethics and Malpractice Statement can be found here.

Peer Review Policy

Arethusa publishes original interdisciplinary work related to Classical Studies. We do not accept papers simultaneously submitted to other journals, translations of previously published papers, or reprints.

When a submission arrives, the editor reviews it and eliminates obviously unsuitable submissions (e.g., off topic, illiterate, unsuited to the mission of the journal, clearly lacking in grasp of the subject matter and/or scholarship). A member of the editorial board then recommends whether or not it is suitable to send out to external reviewers. If the recommendation is positive, the editor sends it out to two external reviewers; the review process is double-blind. We ask reviewers to consider originality, clarity, and quality of scholarship; recommend whether MS should be published (with or without revisions), revised and resubmitted, or rejected; suggest clarifications that would enable the author to clarify his or her argument; suggest supplemental bibliography.

If reports are positive, the editor accepts, requests submission of final copy, and evaluates the final version of the MS. We usually do not ask authors to revise and resubmit. If we feel confident the author can do so successfully, we ask the author to revise based on the readers’ reports. We send the revised article to a third reader. Editor makes the final call. We used to ask referees to return reports within 2 months, but now suggest 4 weeks to try to shorten the review process. Unfortunately, it often takes several months for the reports to come in. Decisions are made very quickly once we have both reports. Time to publication once articles are submitted varies depending on whether we have one or more theme volumes in the production queue. We normally publish within three to six months of receipt of final copy.

 

Editor

Carolyn Higbie

Associate Editors

Daniel W. Berman
Neil Coffee
David Fredrick
David Konstan
John J. Peradotto

Editor, Arethusa Monographs

Martha Malamud

Managing Editor

Madeleine S. Kaufman

Editorial Assistant

Cassidy Phelps

Abstracting & Indexing Databases

  • Clarivate Analytics
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    • Current Contents
    • Web of Science
  • De Gruyter Saur
    • Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
    • IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
    • Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur
  • EBSCOhost
    • Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson), Jan.2003-
    • Current Abstracts, 4/1/2003-
    • Humanities Abstracts (H.W. Wilson), 1/1/2004-
    • Humanities Index (Online), 2003/01-
    • Humanities International Complete, 4/1/2003-
    • Humanities International Index, 4/1/2003-
    • Humanities Source, 4/1/2003-
    • Humanities Source Ultimate, 4/1/2003-
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • New Testament Abstracts (Online)
    • OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson), 1/1/2004-
    • Poetry & Short Story Reference Center, 4/1/2003-
    • TOC Premier (Table of Contents), 4/1/2003-
  • Elsevier BV
    • Scopus, 2002-ongoing, 1974-1975
  • Gale
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
  • National Library of Medicine
    • PubMed
  • OCLC
    • ArticleFirst, vol.25, no.3, 1992-vol.44, no.3, 2011
    • Electronic Collections Online, vol.29, no.1, 1996-vol.44, no.3, 2011
    • Humanities Index (Online), 2003/01-
    • Periodical Abstracts, v.36, n.1, 2003-v.43, n.2, 2010
  • Personal Alert (E-mail)
  • ProQuest
    • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (Online), Selective
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • Periodicals Index Online
    • Professional ProQuest Central, 01/01/2003-
    • ProQuest 5000, 01/01/2003-
    • ProQuest Central, 01/01/2003-
    • Research Library, 01/01/2003-

Abstracting & Indexing Sources

  • Bibliographic Index (Ceased) (Print)

Source: Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.

Published three times a year in January, May and September.

Readers include: Scholars and students of classical antiquity, philologists, linguists, and university and research library patrons

Print circulation: 132

Print Advertising Rates

Full Page: (4.75 x 7.5") - $375.00

Half Page: (4.75 x 3.5") - $281.00

2 Page Spread - $563

Print Advertising Deadlines

January Issue / Issue 1 - November 15

May Issue / Issue 2 - March 15

September Issue / Issue 3 - July 15

Online Advertising Rates (per month)

Promotion (400x200 pixels) - $281.00

Online Advertising Deadline

Online advertising reservations are placed on a month-to-month basis.

All online ads are due on the 20th of the month prior to the reservation.

General Advertising Info

For more information on advertising or to place an ad, please visit the Advertising page.  

eTOC (Electronic Table of Contents) alerts can be delivered to your inbox when this or any Hopkins Press journal is published via your ProjectMUSE MyMUSE account. For detailed instructions on setting up your MyMUSE account and alerts, click here.  

related

Also of Interest

Cover image of MLN
MLN
Editors :

Visit the Editorial Board tab below for the full list of Editors.

Cover image of Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity
Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity
Editor :

Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Temple University

Cover image of TAPA
TAPA
Co-editors :

Joshua Billings and  Irene Peirano Garrison

Cover image of American Journal of Philology
American Journal of Philology
Editor :

Joseph Farrell, University of Pennsylvania

Cover image of The Classical Journal
The Classical Journal
Editor :

Georgia L. Irby, College of William & Mary

30th Anniversary
Cover image of Journal of Early Christian Studies
Journal of Early Christian Studies
Editor :

Stephen J. Shoemaker, University of Oregon

Cover image of Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
Executive Editor :

Deborah McGrady, University of Virginia

Cover image of Journal of Late Antiquity
Journal of Late Antiquity
Managing Editor :

Andrew Cain, University of Colorado at Boulder