About the Journal

About Us
Sojourners is UBC's annual Undergraduate Journal of Sociology. Since its establishement as the first undergrad sociology journal in North America, it has continued to showcase the some of best original research and analysis in undergraduate sociology academia. With submissions from around the world being published in the journal, Sojourners continues to be led by an excellent editing team of UBC's own students.

With the pandemic having delayed the production and publication of the previous volume, Sojourners is set to publish a combined Volume 12/13 this summer of 2021.

Who Can Submit
Undergraduate students from any faculty can submit; you do not have to be a student at the University of British Columbia. Recent graduates (with a graduation date within 2 years of the submission deadline) may submit papers written during their undergraduate career.

How to Submit
Email your paper(s) (adhering to the Submission Guidelines below) as a Microsoft Word document to sojourners.eic@gmail.com. (If submitting more than one paper, please include each as a separate document.) Subject line should read “Submission – [Author’s name(s)]”.

Submission Guidelines
For information on our submissions guidelines, please visit our website at https://blogs.ubc.ca/sojourners/submissions/

Copyright Statement
Sojourners is an open access journal and publishes all articles under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. With Creative Commons licenses, the author retains copyright and the public is allowed to reuse the content according to the terms of the license.

Beginning in 2021, Sojourners has transitioned into an Open Access Journal release. And so, in addition to assigning a Creative Commons license to an author's work, the author also agrees to allow their published work in Sojourners to be made available in perpetuity on cIRcle, UBC’s institutional digital repository, and to be published on OJS, as well as for anthologists to reprint the author's work if said author are unable to be contacted.