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Noetica: Journal of Global Premodern Studies

Interested in intellectual dialogue and academic exchange? What insights can we draw from the past?


Noetica is a student-founded undergraduate research journal seeking to promote the highest level of erudition. Our motto, Eruditio Flumen Vivendi, or Knowledge is the Flow of Living, reflects our mission to uplift bright thinkers by providing them the opportunity to be recognized for their intellectual endeavors. Noetica encourages submissions of scholarly papers bridging the past and the present. We are affiliated with the interdisciplinary Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at William & Mary. Learn more about how to submit or get involved below.

Submission Requirements 

All submissions must meet these requirements in order to be considered for final review.

  1. Topics may vary, however, the intent of scholarship must focus on or establish a connection with the global premodern.
  2. Length of papers must constitute anywhere between 2500-8000 words
  3. Chicago 16th ed. citation style
  4. Submissions may fall under one or more of the following review committee concentrations:
  • Politics and Economics
  • Religion and Philosophy
  • Society and Culture
  • Art and Literature
  • Anthropology and Theory
  • Law and Government
  • Science and Technology

Please include a 200-250 word abstract of your intended submission and a separate attached word .docx or standard .pdf file of your completed work. All submissions must be sent by the deadline (January 15, 2023) to the submissions email only. For any questions regarding the eligibility of your paper, please contact our Editor-in-Chief or Submissions Editor.

Submissions Email


Terence Flannery

Submissions Editor

Jacob Conrod

Faculty Advisor

Alexander Angelov