Drama Australia

PUBLISHING IN NJ: Drama Australia Journal (Edition 44)

The call is currently open for submissions for the two editions of NJ for 2020.

We invite submissions of research papers and scholarly works that address the themes of:

  • Drama education, creative practice and applied theatre
  • Drama, pedagogy and old/new skills for turbulent times
  • First Nations peoples, cultures, drama education and practice
  • What does the research tell us about the urgent and compelling issues
  • The impact of drama in diverse educational contexts.

NJ: Drama Australia Journal is an internationally respected peer-reviewed journal, providing the drama education community of teachers, arts practitioners and researchers with reflection, discussion and research into innovative drama praxis, across the many fields of drama practice in Australia and internationally. Two editions are published each year, both online through Taylor & Francis, and in print form to subscribers.

Please note:

Contributions to NJ: Drama Australia Journal may employ a variety of forms including but not limited to research studies that may be critical, descriptive, empirical, ethnographic, historical or theoretical in nature, position papers, interviews and profiles of organisations or individuals.  Creative work that is research based and informed, with related academic framing can also be considered.

A typical paper for this journal should be no more than 5000 words, inclusive of endnotes; this limit does not include tables, figure captions or references. NJ uses Chicago Author-Date reference style.

We also welcome reviews of drama and education related books and conferences.

Submissions of articles for first issue by: 31 May 2020

s.davis@cqu.edu.au and admin@dramaaustralia.org.au  

Submission of full articles for second issue by:  31 August 2020

See the NJ page on Taylor and Francis for submission details and portal:

NJ – Submission Details
Submission Portal

For enquiries please contact:

Assoc Prof Susan Davis s.davis@cqu.edu.au

Assoc Prof Joanna O’Mara joanne.omara@deakin.edu.au

Review Editor:  Dr Carol Carter Carol.H.Carter@newcastle.edu.au