THE CLASSICAL OUTLOOK
Journal of The American Classical League
The Classical Outlook (CO) is the leading publication for teachers of Latin, Greek, and the ancient Mediterranean world in schools, colleges, and universities. The official journal of The American Classical League, CO is edited by Philip Walsh (St. Andrew’s School, 350 Noxontown Road, Middletown, DE 19709). He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Classical Outlook is a journal for teachers at all levels of instruction. It seeks to engage its readers with the latest thinking in teaching and learning, to stimulate discussion about developments and debates in classical studies, and to center teaching spaces as important sites of classical reception.
Editorial decisions about submissions will be made as promptly as possible, typically within 2-3 months.
Submission Guidelines, General
The Classical Outlook does not review submissions that have been published elsewhere or that are being evaluated for publication elsewhere. In addition, during the time the submission is being reviewed by CO, it may not be submitted elsewhere. If you submit your work to CO, you acknowledge that you are complying with these policies.
Submissions Guidelines for Articles
Manuscripts should be addressed to the Editor, Philip Walsh, and emailed as a Word document attachment to email@example.com. Manuscripts should be in general conformity with stylistic guidelines detailed in The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed. (Chicago, 2017). Documentation, where necessary, may be in the form of parenthetical citations within the text itself, keyed to a list of References at the end. Parenthetical citations should include, in the case of modern works, the author’s last name and page number(s), and, in the case of ancient works, the author’s name and title, as abbreviated in the Oxford Classical Dictionary, 4th ed., with book and section references in Arabic numerals. End notes are accepted. Classics journals and other works cited should be spelled out in full. Articles that require the printing of Greek are accepted. Submissions are evaluated anonymously by at least two anonymous referees. To ensure anonymity, authorship and affiliation should only appear in an accompanying email or cover letter to the Editor, not in the manuscript itself. Authors of accepted articles will be expected to format their final copy according to a style sheet to be provided.
Submissions Guidelines for Poetry
Manuscripts should be addressed to the Editor, Philip Walsh, St. Andrew’s School, 350 Noxontown Road, Middletown, DE 19709, or e-mailed as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mail attachments are strongly preferred. Authors should retain a copy; rejected hard copy manuscripts will not be returned. Translations from Latin or Greek should be accompanied by a copy of the original; original Latin or Greek should be accompanied by a literal English translation. The Editor will forward original English verse to Christopher Childers, and translations and original Latin and Greek verse to Diane Arnson Svarlien.
Submission Guidelines for Book Reviews
Those interested in being considered as reviewers are encouraged to consult the Books and Materials Received section of each issue for a current list of available books. They can then submit to the Editor a letter of interest to review a particular book along with a description of their qualifications or their c.v. (email@example.com). (Some books listed may have already been assigned to reviewers.) More details about the process and review requirements are available from the Editor.
Quarterly Column, The Clearing House
Items for this column or requests for information concerning curricular innovations, new teaching materials, etc., should be sent directly to the column editor, Sharon Kazmierski, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Access for CO Authors and ACL Copyright
The American Classical League (ACL) holds the copyright to all material published in The Classical Outlook. If authors wish to republish their work under their own name or in a collection of their own works through a different publisher or to reproduce their work for use by students, they may do so without obtaining permission, provided they include the full citation from the issue of The Classical Outlook in which the work appeared. Example: “Your Name.” “Title of Work.” The Classical Outlook 96.4 (2021) pages xx.
Authors may post with appropriate citation an unformatted version of the final submitted draft (i.e., the version post peer review, but pre page proofs), of their contribution to CO on their personal website, in their institution's repository, or on another non-commercial website. On social media platforms including, but not limited to, Academia.edu, ResearchGate, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, no version of the work may be posted; on such platforms authors are encouraged to post the link to the citation of their publication in JSTOR, which is typically available about a year and a half after publication.
Authors may share a maximum of 25 offprints (digital or print) of the published version of their work with friends or colleagues. The journal will provide authors with a PDF of what they may share.
The Editor of The Classical Outlook should be contacted for any other permission and access issues (email@example.com).
Subscriptions, Memberships, and Advertising
Correspondence regarding subscriptions and missing or back issues, address changes, and advertisements should be directed to the Business Manager, Sherwin Little, (The American Classical League, 860 NW Washington Blvd., Suite A, Hamilton OH 45013), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Membership dues are $70 per year ($77 Canada, $85 overseas); single issues are $15.00 each. All advertisements are subject to editorial approval.
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