Notice to Contributors

Studies In Sinology


                                         Studies In Sinology
Article Contribution Guidelines
(Revised on 03/18/2017)
1.    This is only for academic publication. We sincerely call for papers from instructors, adjunct professors, visiting professors and scholars who studies in related fields, domestic and overseas universities/colleges are both welcomed.
2.    Contributions should be unpublished or unprinted (degree dissertations, web articles and conference/symposium proceedings are considered as published works). Each article should not be longer than 20,000 characters (including citations, footnotes and endnotes); except for special contributions.
3.    The Studies In Sinologywill reject any further contribution of authors previously contributing the same article to two or more journals.
4.    Articles should be contributed in either Chinese or English. All articles should be word-processed with Microsoft Word. The followings should be included: the Chinese and English titles of their articles, their Chinese and English names, one Chinese and one English abstracts (each not more than 300 words), and not more than TEN keywords. Authors are strongly advised to follow the style specified by the Studies In Sinology to facilitate editing. The Guidance on Style and Contentswill be attached separately.
5.    Articles will be reviewed and assessed by two experts anonymously. Only articles passing the assessment will be published. The Studies In Sinologywill notify authors of the acceptance or rejection of their works in writing. Authors should keep a copy of their articles contributed to the Studies In Sinology. No articlewould not be returned after contribution. The Editors of the Studies In Sinology reserve the right to determine the quantity of articles published in any volume.
6.    Authors of articles published in the Studies In Sinology will receive one free copy of the Studies In Sinology and fifteen copies of the extract in the Studies In Sinology where their works are published. No monetary reward will be given. Also, no extract of the book review will be given.
7.    The Studies In Sinology assumes no responsibility for the copyright issues relating to or in connection with articles contributed to the Studies In Sinology, such as figures, tables and quotations. Authors should apply for permissions to the authors of such in advance. Authors should ensure that their articles are free from copyright infringement. Authors are fully liable for any legal consequences arising from or in connection with plagiarism, re-production and/or infringement.
8.    Authors, also copywriters, agree and authorize the Studies In Sinology to re-authorize this Department and School and/or other database owners to re-produce; publish over the Internet; and license subscriber to download, print and browse their works accepted by the Studies In Sinology, including modifications of their works to meet the demands of Internet services.
9.    The Studies In Sinology is a biannual journal. The closing date of contributions is March 31 and September 30 of every year (based on the post stamp). The publishing date is September and March every year.
10.The Studies In Sinology includes the following areas: classics and history, philosophy, literature, language and lexicology, Chinese teaching, and interdisciplinary areas. Authors should specify their area of contribution.
11.   Authors should include a Personal Datasheet on a separate sheet of paper. The form could be downloaded from the website at http://ch.ntnu.edu.tw/SIS/main.php and please confirm the receipt by calling.
12.Contributions should be addressed to:
Editors Committee
Studies In Sinology
Department of Chinese
National Taiwan Normal University
No.162, Sec. 1, Heping E. Rd.,
Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106,
Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Phone: (02) 7734-1549
Studies In Sinology
Guidance on Style and Contents of Articles
      The Studies In Sinology is typeset by computer. To facilitate editing work, authors should prepare their articles according to the following regulations (editors may make minor adjustments for overall format agreement).
.Please type horizontally in Chinese with font size of 12 for the body and 10 for the footnotes.
   Sections should be numbered consecutively in Chinese characters: 一、; (); 1., (1) etc. Examples should be numbered in parenthesized
   Roman numbers: (1), (2), (3) etc.
   New punctuation marks should be used; except for book titles that should be bracketed with 《Book Title》 and articles with 〈Article Title〉.
   Skip the article title when both the article and book titles are indicated in the body; e.g. 《
莊子·天下篇》. In articles contributed in English, italicize
   all book titles
and put the title of articles in double quotation marks. The rules for Chinese articles should apply to the Chinese translation of
   Japanese text.
   Leave three spaces for the indention of citations, including quotations in any non-Chinese language.
   Footnotes should appear in the same page of their referents and numbered in Roman numbers; e.g. 1, 2, 3 etc.
   Please specify the references in the end of the article.
   Style for annotations and references:
(1) Book:
EdwardMark  Lewis. Writing and Authority in Early China, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999, pp. 5-10
(2) Paper:
A. Journal paper
Joshua A. Fogel. ‘Shanghai-Japan’: The Japanese Residents’ Association of Shanghai. Journal of Asian Studies, Nov. 2000, 59,4:927-950.
B. Paper in a proceeding, anthology etc.
John C. Y. Wang. Early Chinese Narrative: The Tso-chuan as Example, In Andrew H. Plaks, ed., Chinese Narrative: Critical and Theoretical Essays. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977, pp. 3-20
(3) Please specify the edition of quotations used in annotations.
(4) Annotations for terms should be indicated after the corresponding terms. Annotations for sentences should be indicated at the end of the sentence in front of the punctuation mark; except for citations where the annotation number should be indicated after the punctuation mark.
(5) Annotation of materials quoted from the same book in different parts of the article may be omitted. Please specify the volume, chapter heading or section heading in parentheses.
8.   Please specify the URL of materials quoted from the Internet.
9.   Please specify the References in the end of the article in two sections: Classical Works and Contemporary Works. Classical Works should be listed by the dynasty and stroke count of the author’s last name. Contemporary Works should be listed by the stroke count of the author’s last name or alphabetical order of non-Chinese authors. The format is as follow:
(1) Hanan, Patrick. The Missionary Novels of Nineteenth-Century China. Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies. 2000, 60.2: 413-443.
(2) Hymes, Robert P. and Conrad Shirokauer. Ordering the World: Approaches to State and Society in Sung Dynasty China. Berkeley: University of California Press,1993.
(3) Jia, Jinhua. The Hongzhou School of Chan Buddhism and the Tang Literati. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1999.
(4) Wang, John C.Y. Early Chinese Narrative: The Tso-chuan as Example. In Andrew H. Plaks, ed., Chinese Narrative: Critical and Theoretical Essays. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977, pp. 3-20
10.Citation Bibliography: Please translate all the references into the Citation Bibliography and list them in alphabetical order by authors' family name.
(※To be submitted after acceptance.)……………………………………
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