TIS Submission Guidelines

Three types of submissions will be considered for publication in TIS:

  • Scholarly articles
  • Translation scholarship in English translation
  • Review essays

All submissions should be in English.

Scholarly Article

  1. Submissions should be between 5000 and 6500 words, exclusive of bibliography. Please contact the editor concerning submissions that do not fit within these word limits.
  2. All submissions should conform to the journal style sheet. See below.
  3. Submissions can be delivered electronically as a Word file attachment or as a hard copy. Hard copies can be sent to: Brian James Baer, TIS, 109 Satterfield Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242.
  4. Receipt of submissions will be confirmed via email.
  5. The review process typically takes six (6) months. If a disagreement among the reviewers requires that the submission be sent out to a third reviewer, the author will be notified of any delay.

Translation Studies in Translation

  1. Translations of scholarly works into English should be submitted with a copy of the source text, a short introduction (100-500 words) by the translator, explaining the importance of the source author's work to Translation and Interpreting Studies, as well as permission to publish;
  2. Submissions should be between 5000 and 6500 words, exclusive of bibliography. Please contact the editor concerning submissions that do not fit within these words limits;
  3. All submissions of this kind should conform to the journal style sheet. See below..

Review Essays

  1. Review essays should consider three or more scholarly works in a single field or in related fields of Translation and Interpreting Studies and situate them within a disciplinary context;
  2. The length of review essays should be between 1000 and 3000 words;
  3. All review essays should conform to the journal style sheet.