METAFOR: The Boğaziçi University Journal of Literature Call for Papers,

Dear Colleague,

The Department of Western Languages and Literatures and the Department of Turkish Language and Literature at Boğaziçi University are pleased to announce the launching of a new journal: METAFOR: The Boğaziçi University Journal of Literature. Our mission is to issue an academic periodical of the highest standards, one that provides a forum for innovative discussions in the field of literary studies and literary criticism. The journal accepts submissions of original essays, book reviews, interviews and short commentaries. We especially welcome contributions that take an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. METAFOR will be a semi-annual journal, accepting submissions in Turkish and English. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by referees assigned by the editorial board. For more detailed information about submission requirements, please visit our webpage at

Publication date for our first issue: June 2017

Deadline for submission to the first issue: January 30, 2017

All manuscripts are to be submitted via our registration system at


Best regards,

Prof. Aslı Tekinay, Editor

Assoc. Prof. Nur Gürani Arslan, Editor