New Opportunity: Past Tense is Looking for Copy-Editors

As we are settling into new term, we would like to announce an opportunity to get involved with Past Tense as a copy-editor.

All graduate students in the Department of History are eligible to join Past Tense as copy-editors. The majority of copy-editing work will take place between February 14 and March 1st.  However, we do have some articles ready to go to copy right away if that works better for your schedule.  Copy-editors can expect to spend 4-8 hours editing the article they have been assigned.

If you are interested in participating, please complete the form available at by February 14, 2017.

2017 Call for Papers Closed

The call for papers for the 2017 issue of Past Tense is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted articles for consideration. We are now beginning the review process and will be in contact with authors by November.

Thanks also for the overwhelming interest from graduate students in working with Past Tense as external reviewers. We have now contacted all applicants, and look forward to working with you! Applications will re-open in the summer of 2018 for the next issue.

We are still accepting applications for internal reviewers! Please contact us if you have any questions about getting involved with Past Tense.

Now Recruiting Internal and External Reviewers

Past Tense is currently seeking new internal and external reviewers to join our editorial team. All reviewers participate in a double-blind peer review process and assess the quality of articles for publication. Reviewer feedback is instrumental in determining the articles published in Past Tense.

Graduate students within the Department of History at the University of Toronto are eligible to participate as internal reviewers, and graduate students in History at any other university may apply as external reviewers. Follow the links below for the respective application forms:

Apply now to be an internal reviewer.

Apply now to be an external reviewer.

Past Tense Vol. 4, No. 1 Now Available

Past Tense Cover Vol4Iss1resizedWe are pleased to announce that the new issue of Past Tense Graduate Review of History has been published. The new issue is available for download here.

Thank you to the Editorial Team and special thanks to Editor Jacob Hogan and Managing Editor Gavin Wiens for their commitment and service to Past Tense over the last two years. The editorial team is now transitioning to the leadership of Katie Davis and Laurie Drake.

A call for papers for the Spring 2017 issue will be available soon.