Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Emergence features the work of the Junior and Senior English majors who are currently participating in the Arnhold Undergraduate Research Fellows Program.  The program is part of an honors initiative within the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

The majority of the articles in this journal are academic essays, often written for the Fellows' college classes.  Creative work may also be featured, when accompanied by a critical component.

 

Section Policies

Editor's Note

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Articles

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Peer Review Process

In its initial year (2010), Emergence: A Journal of Undergraduate Literary Criticism and Creative Research is not a peer-reviewed publication.  For future issues, the journal plans to have the Senior English majors participating in the Arnhold Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (an honors initiative of the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara) act as peer reviewers and section editors. 

 

Publication Frequency

Emergence: A Journal of Undergraduate Literary Criticism and Creative Research is published annually.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Readers do not need to register in order to access the essays published in Emergence.  However, if you are interested in creating an account, please see "Registering for an Account with Emergence."

 

Registering for an Account with Emergence

You are not required to register in order to access the essays published in Emergence.  If you would like to receive updates from the journal (for example, notifications when new issues are published), you may register and create a free Reader account.  Anyone may sign up for a Reader account. 

If you would like to create another type of accont, such as an Author account or Reviewer account, please contact the Arnhold Graduate Fellow.  All non-Reader accounts require the approval of the Arnhold Graduate Fellow.  (Please note that only students currently participating in the Arnhold Undergraduate Research Fellows Program are eligible for Author and Reviewer accounts.)