Call for Submissions

Issue No. 7

The Deaf Studies Digital Journal (DSDJ) is pleased to announce a 

Call for Submissions for Issue No. 7, Spring 2019.

Original Articles Section
Theoretical or Empirical

We are seeking contributions of original publications in ASL as the primary language of submissions. 

DSDJ will accept one English text as a source text to be translated into ASL per issue. We will consider other categories; please contact DSDJ’s managing editor at with the topic of interest.


  • History 

  • Cultural 

  • Sign Language 

  • Education 

  • Community 

  • Policy

Communication Section

In addition, we are also seeking contributions to the Communication Section. The purpose of this section is to share thoughts, reflections, and ideas about the issue’s area of interest or relevant current events.   

  • Commentary 

  • Responses 

  • Reviews 

Non-Peer Review Section

The Non-Peer-Review Section will serve as a platform to disseminate various work that may be previously published in written text (i.e. reports, white paper) to be translated in ASL. The section also includes previously published peer-reviewed articles from other journals to be translated in ASL with the permission of the publisher. 

  • Reports 

  • White Paper 

  • Translation from original articles published from other peer-reviewed journals

Submission Information

The deadline to submit the statement of interest and materials has been EXTENDED.



The following deadlines have been revised - please contact DSDJ's managing editor for an updated timeline at


If you are aware of anyone that is interested in contributing to Deaf Studies Digital Journal, please feel free to pass on the email thread. If you are interested, we will welcome your submission! 

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