See our Announcements to stay updated on CJA's newest volumes and calls for submissions, and, for Columbia and Barnard undergraduates, for opportunities to get involved in the Editorial Board.

Inaugural CJA Launch Event: April 29, 2022

April 19, 2022

Everyone is welcome to our inaugral Columbia Journal of Asia (CJA) launch event, from 2:30-4pm EST on Friday, April 29, 2022. The event will be hybrid, with an in-person component open to Columbia community members hosted in Fayerweather 411, and a zoom option open to all. Our launch will feature presentations from the authors and editors of our creative and academic pieces for CJA's first-ever issue, alongside a panel discussion with CJA's faculty advisory board and open Q&A. Please register for the event at

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Graduate students: Call for peer reviewers

February 10, 2022

The Columbia Journal of Asia (CJA) is currently recruiting graduate peer reviewers from the academic community. If you are a graduate student in a Master's or Doctoral program whose work relates to the study of Asia and/or the Asian diaspora, we would welcome your help in reviewing articles for our journal, whether for the upcoming Spring 2022 issue or for future publications. Peer-review is an essential part of academia, and we would love to have you on board with us for this integral process. Please complete the peer reviewer interest form in order to join, and feel free to direct any questions about the journal to

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Spring 2022: Call for Submissions

January 23, 2022

The Columbia Journal of Asia (CJA) is currently accepting submissions for its first issue! 

We welcome both academic papers (notes, which are research papers of 1,500-4,000 words, and articles, which are manuscripts of >4,000 words) and creative works (<2,000 words), which includes and is not limited to poetry, prose, and original translations. Undergraduate students of all majors, tracks, and class years at any accredited university are encouraged to submit. 

The regular deadline for submissions is Feb. 28, 2022, by 11:59 PM EST. The priority deadline is Feb. 14, 2022, by 11:59 PM EST. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and all applicants will hear back about the status of their submission by mid-March. 

Read more about our journal and submit your paper here. Any questions can be directed to

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Columbia/Barnard Undergraduates: Join the CJA Editorial Board

January 23, 2022

Note: We are now no longer able to accept new members to our Spring 2022 Editorial Board due to the progress of the editorial process. If you are interested in joining CJA, see the full announcement for more details about how to get involved.

Interested Columbia University and Barnard College undergraduates are welcome to join the CJA Editorial Board. Past editorial or research experience is not required. We currently have openings for articles editors, as well as editors managing the production process (typesetting, copyediting) and social media. Please complete our interest form, which has descriptions of all open roles, and reach out to us if you have any questions.

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