North Street Review: Arts and Visual Culture

Open Call for Papers :: Volume 17 (2014)

Closing Date: October 14th 2013

The North Street Review is a peer-reviewed annual publication for original and innovative postgraduate scholarship in the field of art history. Founded as Inferno in 1994, and published as the St. Andrews Journal of Art History and Museum Studies from 2009-2013, the North Street Review publishes essays representing the diverse approaches to all facets of art history within the University of St. Andrews, the United Kingdom, and abroad. Inclusive and interdisciplinary, the Review encourages research from all methodological perspectives and invites contributions pertaining to art history across all time periods and geographical areas.

We hereby invite submissions of essays (2,000 – 5,000 words, including endnotes) from the discourses of art and visual culture, including work that spans interdisciplinary and intermedial boundaries, and with no constraints on time period and geographical location. Potential areas of study include, but are not limited to:

  • Art History;
  • Painting;
  • Sculpture;
  • Photography;
  • Architecture;
  • Text/Image;
  • Performance Art;
  • Furniture;
  • Iconology;
  • Museum and Gallery Studies.

Each submission should be accompanied by a 100 word biography, and an abstract of not more than 300 words.

The North Street Review encourages illustrated submissions but stresses the responsibility of the author in both providing the images and securing permissions to reproduce them. Please read the Review’s Copyright Agreement before making a submission.

Submissions must be made through our website at, where you will be asked to register and complete the online submission process. A guide to the online submission process is available on our website. All submissions must be in English and adhere to the North Street Review style guide, also available on our website.

Submissions should be in either Microsoft Word or PDF file formats. You will be asked to follow a Preparation Checklist before making a submission.

Any queries or enquiries should be made to the editors of the North Street Review, Kristen Adlhoch and Michael Nott, through the Review website, or by email at