What We Publish

[Re]collection publishes posts on a variety of topics relevant to the CMU history department community and others in the field of history. We invite submissions from faculty, grad students, undergrads, alumni, friends of the department, and writers or producers of history on any topic related to historical research projects, teaching methodologies, and other experiences related to their historical studies, including work experience and tangential paths.

Guidelines for Submissions

[Re]collection posts range from 500-800 words in length. Posts will be edited, and you should expect to be contacted with suggestions for revisions. We reserve the right to refuse posts we deem to be inappropriate for our forum.

If your post refers to online materials, please include hyperlinks. If you intend a specific image to accompanying your post, send the image in JPEG, TIFF, or PNG format in the same email as your post. You must have permissions to use photographs, and it is the guest blogger’s responsibility to secure permissions from the copyright holder. Send the permissions to the editor along with a credit line and caption.

To submit a post for consideration, please email Gillian Macdonald at cmichhistoryblog@gmail.com and use the following subject line: Recollection Submission. Be sure to include a title for your post, your name contact information, and Twitter handle, if applicable.