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SAGAR Online

Call for Submissions

The deadline for our 2015 print issue will be in Fall 2014. Please check for an updated deadline.

All manuscripts must follow the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style and full citation information should be included in footnotes. Entire essays, including block quotations and notes, should be double-spaced. Please remove any identifying information so that submission is suitable for anonymous review.

(1) Full-length research articles: full-length-articles should be between 8,000 and 10,000 words and should include a one-paragraph article abstract.

(2) Original translations: translations should be between 3,000 and 6,000 words and should be preceded by a 1300-1600-word introduction that contextualizes the text or excerpt. Please send a scanned copy of original source text along with your submission. If your submission is accepted, you will be asked to type the original source text for publication on our website.

(3) Online articles: We accept online essays throughout the year. Online essays should be 1500 words or less and should include citations. Submissions with images, video and/or audio are encouraged.

(4) Reviews of archives: Our archive reviews are published throughout the year.

We encourage contributions from scholars who have recently consulted particular archives. Contributors should include information about archive holdings, accessibility and fees, working hours, duplication, and food and lodging. 

Please submit electronic copies of papers saved as Microsoft Word file and include a 150-word biography and publishable images with credits, where applicable. Submissions of articles and translations received after October will be considered for the following year’s issue of Sagar. Send all electronic manuscripts and questions to

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All correspondence regarding subscriptions, advertising, or business should be addressed to:

SAGAR Editorial Board
The University of Texas at Austin
South Asia Institute
120 Inner Campus Drive, G9300
Austin, TX 78712

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