Friday, June 28, 2013

Journals and other resources


Revue pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone.
Cercles welcomes articles on the social and cultural practices of the English-speaking world: literature, linguistics, history, politics, sociology, anthropology, esthetics… It offers a variety of perspectives, involving gender, ethnicity, ideology, and theory. We encourage submissions in English and French, but also any other language, provided a translation is submitted in either French or English.
  No manuscript will be considered if it is concurrently under consideration by another journal or is soon to be published elsewhere. However, the editors might consider publishing previously printed material, provided the original publisher has granted one-time printing rights to Cercles. Articles published in Cercles may not be published elsewhere unless permission is granted by Cercles.
  Authors are encouraged to submit relevant graphics (photographs, maps, charts, line drawings, cartoons) with the manuscript. Author are responsible for obtaining written permission to publish any copyrighted material

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Early Modern Culture Online – 
Early Modern Culture Online (EMCO) is an interdisciplinary, open-access, peer reviewed electronic journal. EMCO aims at publishing original research on Renaissance and Early Modern culture, broadly construed, through a wide variety of approaches.
We invite edited studies on thematically related research in all areas of Renaissance and Early Modern literature, art history, language, philosophy and musical research.
The themes and cultural expressions discussed, and the wider relevance of Early Modern art forms and cultural statements in contemporary society, turn the series into a valuable resource for specialists as well as for the general reader.

English Historical Review – Oxford Journals
First published in January 1886, The English Historical Review (EHR) is the oldest journal of historical scholarship in the English-speaking world. It deals not only with British history, but also with almost all aspects of European and world history since the classical era: it covers the history of the Americas, including the foreign policy of the USA and her role in the wider world, but excludes the internal history of the USA since Independence, for which other scholarly outlets are plentiful. The EHR includes major Articles, ‘Notes and Documents’, and Debates on medieval and modern themes, as well as an unusually extensive range of Reviews and Shorter Notices of books published throughout the world. A summary of international periodical literature published in the previous twelve months is also provided.

European History Quarterly – Sage
European History Quarterly (EHQ) is a quarterly peer reviewed journal which has earned an international reputation as an essential resource on European history, publishing articles by eminent historians on a range of subjects from the later Middle Ages to post-1945.

Gender & History – Blackwell
Gender & History is a major international journal for research and writing on the history of femininity, masculinity, and gender relations. Spanning epochs and continents, this journal publishes rigorous, though readable, articles both on particular episodes in gender history and on broader methodological questions which have ramifications for the discipline of history as a whole.

The Historical Journal – Cambridge UP
Founded in 1958, the Historical Journal publishes on all aspects of history since 1500, providing a forum for younger scholars making a distinguished debut as well as publishing the work of historians with an international reputation. The journal publishes original research in full-length articles and shorter communications and major surveys of the field in historiographical reviews and review articles. Contributions are aimed both at specialists and non-specialists.

Interdisciplinary Humanities – HERA -
The journal accepts articles that deal with "any learning activities with content that draws upon the human cultural heritage, methods that derive from the humanistic disciplines, and a purpose that is concerned with human values."Articles dealing with the interdisciplinary humanities or humanities education at all levels (K-12, college, and adult learning) are welcome, as are creative works of poetry, fiction and non-fiction that reflect the the journal's interests and the themes of specific issues.

Journal of British Studies – NACBS

Journal of Early Modern History – 
The Journal of Early Modern History, the official journal of the University of Minnesota Center for Early Modern History, is the first scholarly journal dedicated to the study of early modernity from this world-historical perspective, whether through explicitly comparative studies, or by the grouping of studies around a given thematic, chronological, or geographic frame.

Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies – GEMS
The Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies is the official publication of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies and regularly publishes articles and reviews on the cultural history of the early modern period, broadly defined. It provides a venue for exchange between scholars in such diverse fields as sociology and anthropology; history, economics, and political science; philology and literary criticism; art history and iconology; and African, American, European, and Asian studies. By extending its boundaries in the direction of cultural theory, gender studies, colonial and postcolonial studies, and postmodernism, JEMCS challenges the boundaries that separate such traditional scholarly disciplines while also bringing those disciplines into contact with each other.

Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies – ASECS

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies – Duke Press
The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies publishes articles informed by historical inquiry and alert to issues raised by contemporary theoretical debate. The journal fosters rigorous investigation of historiographical representations of European and western Asian cultural forms from late antiquity to the seventeenth century. Its topics include art, literature, theater, music, philosophy, theology, and history, and it embraces material objects as well as texts; women as well as men; merchants, workers, and audiences as well as patrons; Jews and Muslims as well as Christians.

Notes and Queries –  Oxford Journals
Founded under the editorship of the antiquary W J Thoms, the primary intention of Notes and Queries was, and still remains, the asking and answering of readers' questions. It is devoted principally to English language and literature, lexicography, history, and scholarly antiquarianism.

Past and Present
Founded in 1952, Past & Present is widely acknowledged to be the liveliest and most stimulating historical journal in the English-speaking world. The Journal offers:
-          A wide variety of scholarly and original articles on historical, social and cultural change in all parts of the world.
-          Challenging work by young historians as well as seminal articles by internationally regarded scholars.
-          A range of articles that appeal to specialists and non-specialists, and communicate the results of the most recent historical research in a readable and lively form.



differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies – Duke UP
differences is a critical forum where the problematic of differences is explored in texts ranging from the literary and visual to the political and social. This journal highlights theoretical debates across the disciplines that address the ways concepts and categories of difference, notably but not exclusively gender, operate within culture.
European Journal of Women's Studies – Sage
Exploring the complex theoretical and empirical relationship between women and the particular, yet diverse, context of Europe, the European Journal of Women's Studies supports cutting-edge scholarship and research on European women's studies. Conference reports, reviews, short topical and polemical pieces, and overviews of the state of women's studies in European countries are welcome for submission in addition to articles.
Gender & Society – Sage
Gender & Society (GENDSOC) is a peer-reviewed journal, focused on the study of gender. It is the official journal of Sociologists for Women in Society, and was founded in 1987 as an outlet for feminist social science.

Journal of Gender Studies – Taylor & Francis
The Journal of Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary journal which publishes articles relating to gender and sex from a feminist perspective covering a wide range of subject areas including the Social and Natural Sciences, the Arts, the Humanities and Popular Culture. We seek articles from around the world that examine gender and the social construction of relationships among genders. In drafting papers authors should consider the readability of their paper for readers outside of their discipline.

Journal of Women's History – JHU
Devoted to the international field of women's history, the Journal of Women's History is guided by the belief that the divide between 'women's history' and 'gender history' can be bridged by work that is sensitive to the particular historical constructions of gender that shape and are shaped by women's experience. Articles on women's history from a variety of perspectives, revealing the diverse views of feminisms, are welcomed.

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society – U of Chicago
A leading international journal of women's studies, Signs publishes pioneering articles addressing the intersections of gender, race, class, sexuality, and/or nation. Special issue and symposia topics covering a broad range of issues are periodically published. Innovative submissions are welcomed which invite further inquiry and ignite debate.

Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature – U of Tulsa
Publishing articles, notes, archival research, and reviews, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature promotes path-breaking literary, historicist, and theoretical work by both established and emerging scholars, with a focus on the rehabilitation of women's literary history. This journal encourages submissions on literature in all time periods and places, including foreign-language literatures, and in every genre.

Women’s WritingTaylor and Francis
Women's Writing is an international journal focusing on women's writing up to the end of the nineteenth century. The aim of this journal is to open a forum for dialogue, discussion, and debate about the work of women writers. Submissions are welcomed on theoretical and historical perspectives, and contributions that are concerned with gender, culture, race, and class.

Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal Taylor and Francis
Women's Studies provides a forum for the presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics, anthropology, and the sciences. It also publishes poetry and film and book reviews.