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The Alexandria School Journal

Agora University publishes the Alexandria School Journal, an Orthodox Christian Academic Journal once a year in the Fall. Articles submitted to the Journal must adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style.

Editorial Board

Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan, Ph.D.
Rev. Fr. Mark Aziz, M.Th.
Rev. Fr. Michel Najim, Ph.D.
Prof. Christopher Veniamin, Ph.D.
Prof. Samuel Moawad, Dr. Phil.

Journal Director

Emmanuel Gergis, Ph.D.
Mary Ghattas, Ph.D. (ABD)

ASJ Subscription

The Alexandria School Journal (ISSN 1687-9902) is published once a year. The subscription price is:

Institutions:

  • $100 per year for institutions for print and electronic
  • $75 per year for institutions for electronic only

Individuals:

  • $50 per year for individuals worldwide for print only
  • $25 per year for individuals in USA and Canada for print only

Call for Papers

 

Scholars, theologians, and students are invited to submit paper proposals for volume 5 of the Alexandria School Journal. The Journal seeks to engage with articles that address Orthodox theological topics in all its aspects and is accepting paper proposals on various topics. There is no specific theme for volume 9. 

Send abstracts of no more than 200 words to asj@aui.ac before June 15th, 2021. Accepted papers, approximately 3500-5000 words in length and adhering to the Chicago manual of style, must be submitted by October 15th, 2021. Volume 9 of the Alexandria School Journal will be published in December 2021.

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Monographs

If you are interested in publishing a monograph with us, please follow these guidelines:

  • One recommendation letter from an academic advisor or a scholar well acquainted with your work (for first time authors)
  • CV/ Academic resume
  • Book proposal (see below)
  • Names of two academic reviewers (for dissertations only)

Your book proposal should address the following three areas in as much detail (and as realistically) as possible: project description, detailed synopsis, and target market. 

The first area should include a working title and subtitle, a summary of the work’s argument and main themes, a compelling abstract, and date of completion. The detailed synopsis must include the work’s table of contents, chapter summaries, and a working bibliography. The synopsis should indicate the basic structures of the argument and how it is furthered throughout the work. The third section of the book proposal should answer questions of intended audience, the academic need for a published book on the topic and how it fits in the larger academic conversation. Tell us how the proposed work is distinctive from other participants already in the conversation and the works upon which it builds. In addition, indicate how the work fits in with other Agora University Press publications.

Please email your submission, with the above files attached, to the following address: aupress@agora.ac. In your email subject line, please use: Monograph Proposal. Please allow four to six weeks for a response from us.

 

Popular Series

If you are interested in publishing a popular work with us, please follow these guidelines: 

  • One recommendation letter from a reviewer
  • CV/Resume
  • Book proposal that addresses the following: the type of book and its popular need, how the work will address this need, your intended audience, and your projection for its success. A detailed synopsis of the work along with the table of contents, chapter summaries, and a working bibliography. Tell us how the proposed work is distinctive from others on the market and how this work will fit into Agora University Press publications. Finally, be sure to include a writing timeline and a projected date of completion. 

Please email your submission, with the above files attached, to the following address: aupress@agora.ac. In your email subject line, please use: Popular Series Proposal. Please allow four to six weeks for a response from us.

 

Translations

If you are interested in translating a patristic, theological, pastoral, etc. piece with us, please follow these guidelines: 

  • One recommendation from an academic advisor, mentor, or reviewer
  • CV/ Academic resume 
  • Book proposal that addresses the following: the intended work to be translated and its importance for your intended audience, how this work will fit into Agora University Press publications and its projected success, a detailed synopsis indicating the work’s table of content, chapter summaries, as well as a projected date of completion along with a writing timeline. 

Please email your submission, with the above files attached, to the following address: aupress@agora.ac. In your email subject line, please use: Translation Proposal. Please allow four to six weeks for a response from us.

 

Patrons

Patrons have the opportunity to support Agora University Press in producing a manuscript and preparing it for publication. Patrons who sponsor these productions further Agora University’s mission and vision, bringing Eastern Christian wisdom to their communities. If you’d like to become an Agora University Press patron, contact Mary Ghattas, Director of Agora University Press, at aupress@agora.ac to discover the various projects in need of a patron.