Author Guidelines

Each work submitted to Theory & Event will receive a preliminary review by the Co-editors of the journal, Kennan Ferguson and James Martel. The Co-editors will then decide whether to send the submission out for review to a) an outside referee and b) a Coordinating Editor or Advising Editor. Reviewers will be drawn from an international network of political theorists, philosophers, cultural theorists, social theorists and anthropologists, as well as freelance intellectuals, artists, and activists. Final decisions concerning the publication of any work submitted are made jointly by the Co-editors. Works submitted to Theory & Event must be e-mailed to Books for review or proposals for review essays must be sent to our Review Editor, Kam Shapiro at or by regular mail c/o Kam Shapiro, Illinois State University, Department of Politics and Government, Campus Box 4600, Normal, IL 61790-4540.

Editor Contact Information

Kennan Ferguson, Theory & Event Co-editor
Department of Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

James Martel, Theory & Event Co-editor
Department of Political Science
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, HSS 263
San Francisco, CA 94132

Submissions should be submitted in MS Word and employ endnotes and generally adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style guidelines for manuscripts. Please include an abstract of up to 100 words in length with your submission.