Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, and Culture

Due Date: 12-15-2019

Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, and Culture, a peer-reviewed journal organized by the graduate students in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee, is dedicated to sharing current academic investigations and creative works of master’s and doctoral students in comparable disciplines from universities across the globe.

The journal accepts high-quality submissions of scholarly essays, book reviews, interviews, and translations, as well as short stories and poetry. We welcome entries written in French, German, Spanish, or English.

Deadline for submissions: 15 December 2019

Next publication date: 15 April 2020

The latest issue and submission guidelines are available at

For inquiries and submissions, please contact Holly Villines, the editor-in-chief of Vernacular, at