Focus and Scope

Verges: Germanic and Slavic Studies in Review is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published by the graduate students in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria. Verges welcomes a diverse range of topics and issues from all areas of Germanic or Slavic studies.

Recognizing the benefits of both interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary contributions made by students outside Germanic and Slavic studies, we extend our call to all students including upper-level undergraduate students, and those from community colleges and universities across Canada.

Peer Review Process

Peer review is an essential component in the selection process. Submissions will be reviewed by the editorial board of the journal in a review process. Selection will be based on originality, quality of research, effective methodology, and overall contribution to Germanic or Slavic studies.

Publication Frequency

Verges: Germanic and Slavic Studies in Review is published once a year. The journal may or may not be themed, and publishes papers from upper-level undergraduate and graduate students.

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.

Author Self-Archiving Policy

This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in this journal.

Sponsors

Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
University of Victoria

Publisher

Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
University of Victoria

Journal History

Germanic & Slavic Studies in Review is a journal published by the graduate students in the Germanic & Slavic Studies department at the University of Victoria. The journal was started by Dorota Lockyer in 2011 in order to publish selected proceedings from the Germanic & Slavic Studies graduate student symposium.