Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human Animal Studies

Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human Animal Studies is looking for submissions for the second issue of their undergraduate journal. The deadline for the Fall issue is: July 30, 2015.

As part of their efforts to reach out to students with an interest in human-animal studies, the Animals and Society Institute has created this journal for undergraduate students and recent graduates to publish their papers, book and film reviews, and other work.

Sloth is co-edited by Kelly Enright (Assistant Professor of History and Director of Public History, Flagler College) and Kara Kendall-Morwick (Assistant Professor of English, Washburn University).

 Sloth is an online, refereed, bi-annual journal that publishes international, multi-disciplinary writing by undergraduate students and other early career scholars that deals with human/non-human animal relationships from the perspectives of the social sciences, the humanities, and the natural sciences.

 Sloth showcases the important and innovative contributions of undergraduates and recent (within three years) graduates, giving those who are interested in human/non-human animal relationships a way to contribute to and engage with the field, as well as an opportunity to build their skills, knowledge, and resumes in anticipation of their graduate school careers.

Contributions can explore anything in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences that are related to human/non-human animal relationships.

Please format your submissions according to the following guidelines:
1. PC-compatible files only (MS Word);
2. required length: 3-5,000 words;
3. on a separate page/post, include your name and your postal and e-mail addresses, the title of your essay, and a brief abstract of its contents (3-5 sentences);
3. for the text itself: margins at 1″, double spaced, font size 12 pt. or smaller;
4. use Chicago Style (author-date) for all documentation;
5. include Notes and Works Cited at the end as regular text. In other words, please do NOT use the “automatic” footnote/endnote function on your word processor to generate these. They sometimes tend to disappear when traveling through cyberspace or when the document is converted.
6. include a one page CV or resume with your submission

Submissions should be sent to

Please visit to read their first issue.

Questions can be directed to: Kelly Enright, and Kara Kendall-Morwick,