CFP - Trans Asia Photography

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Call for Papers
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies

Call for Papers - Trans Asia Photography

Trans Asia Photography invites submissions for a general issue, Volume 12, no. 2 (Fall 2022). The journal examines all aspects of photographic history, theory and practice by centering images in or of Asia, conceived as a territory, network, and cultural imaginary. The journal welcomes articles (5000-7000 words) that broadens understanding of Asian photography in transnational contexts. The journal also publishes shorter pieces (1000-2000 words) in formats that include interviews, curatorial or visual essays, and portfolios.

Trans Asia Photography is an international, refereed open-access journal based at the University of Toronto. It provides a venue for the interdisciplinary exploration of photography and Asia. Guidance for authors on submissions can be found here:

For more information, contact the editors:

Deadline for research articles and shorter pieces: October 31, 2021.

Contact Info: 


Deepali Dewan, Royal Ontario Museum and University of Toronto

Yi Gu, University of Toronto

Thy Phu, University of Toronto