IU Press Journals


Africa Today

Africa Today (ISSN 0001-9887, e-ISSN 1527-1978) publishes peer-reviewed, scholarly articles and book reviews in a broad range of academic disciplines on topics related to contemporary Africa. It encourages interdisciplinary research and seeks to be a venue for diverse perspectives on a broad range of topics. Africa Today has been on the forefront of African Studies research for more than 45 years. The editors accept submissions based on original research in any humanities and social science discipline. Recent issues include works focusing on social, cultural, political, historical and economic issues, as well as special issues focusing on complex topics from multiple perspectives. Please read our Submission Guidelines and contact the Managing Editor or any of the editors with additional questions you might have about publishing in Africa Today.

To view current and past issues, visit Africa Today on JSTOR and Project MUSE.

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African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review

African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review (ISSN 2156-695X, e-ISSN 2156-7263) is an interdisciplinary forum for creative and rigorous studies of conflict and peace in Africa, and for discussions among scholars, practitioners, and public intellectuals in Africa, the United States, and other parts of the world. ACPR provides a wide range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical perspectives on the causes of conflicts and peace processes including, among others, cultural practices relating to conflict resolution and peacebuilding, legal and political preventative measures, and the intersection of international, regional, and local interests and conceptions with conflict and peace. ACPR is published by the West African Research Association and Indiana University Press.

ACPR publishes the following kinds of works:

  • scholarly research articles,
  • briefings,
  • photo essays (i.e. photos plus text),
  • multimedia (i.e. audio and/or video plus text), and
  • book and film reviews.

For information about submitting a manuscript, visit the Submissions page. To view past and current issues, visit ACPR on JSTOR and Project Muse.

For information about purchasing a subscription to the journal, please visit the JSTOR Subscriptions page.

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Antisemitism Studies

The Canadian Institute for the Study of Antisemitism (CISA) is pleased to announce its new journal, Antisemitism Studies, which will be published by Indiana University Press.

A double-blind, peer-reviewed academic publication, Antisemitism Studies (ISSN 2474-1809, e-ISSN 2474-1817) is the leading forum for scholarship on the millennial phenomenon of antisemitism, both its past and present manifestations. Published semiannually and multidisciplinary and international in scope, the journal will publish a variety of perspectives on, and interpretations of, the problem of antisemitism and its impact on society.

Each issue is composed of a brief introduction by the editor, a selection of scholarly articles, and reviews of significant new books published on the subject.

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Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures

Chiricú Journal (ISSN 0277-7223, e-ISSN 2472-4521) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published twice per year (fall and spring) by the Indiana University Press in conjunction with the Latino Studies Program of IU. Submissions for publication are welcomed in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Submission deadlines are August 1 and February 1 each year. We seek academic articles on a wide variety of topics related to Latina/o literatures, arts, and cultures; solicited book and film reviews; interviews; editorials; and creative submissions of photography, fine arts, poetry, and short story.

To view current and past issues, visit the Chiricu on JSTOR and Project MUSE Premium Collection.

For our second issue of 2017, our journal played host to an exchange about the language politics of "Latinx" and uses of the "x" signifier more broadly. Several scholars across the US mainland and Puerto Rico participated in this conversation. The entire exchange can be found here.

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Confluence: Journal of World Philosophies

Confluence: Online Journal of World Philosophies is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed, international journal dedicated to comparative thought. It seeks to explore common spaces and differences between philosophical traditions in a global context. Without postulating cultures as monolithic, homogenous, or segregated wholes, it aspires to address key philosophical issues which bear on specific methodological, epistemological, hermeneutic, ethical, social, and political questions in comparative thought.

Confluence aims to develop the contours of a philosophical understanding not subservient to dominant paradigms and provide a platform for diverse philosophical voices, including those long silenced by dominant academic discourses and institutions. Confluence also endeavors to serve as a juncture where specific philosophical issues of global interest may be explored in an imaginative, thought-provoking, and pioneering way. We welcome innovative and persuasive ways of conceptualizing, articulating, and representing intercultural encounters. Contributions should be able to facilitate the development of new perspectives on current global thought-processes and sketch the outlines of salient future developments.

Please note: Confluence: Online Journal of World Philosophies is no longer published. To read the back issues of Confluence, follow this link. The journal is now publishing as the Journal of World Philosophies.

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e-Service Journal

Electronic services provide the fundamental interface for society's increasing interaction with web-based economic, political, and educational institutions and are at the forefront of the delivery and collection of information that impacts diverse facets of society. e-Service Journal (ISSN 1528-8226, e-ISSN 1528-8234) provides an important forum for innovative research on the design, delivery, and impact of electronic services via a variety of computing applications and communications technologies. It offers both private and public sector perspectives and explores new approaches in e-business and e-government.

To view current and past issues, visit e-Service Journal on JSTOR and Project Muse.

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Historical Performance

Published annually, Historical Performance is a new, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the practical, performance side of musicological research. Extending from the middle ages to the early-twentieth century, Historical Performance examines the complexities long inherent between the historical evidence of the sources—"theory"—and what is possible to adduce about the more ephemeral realizations of performance—"practice"—then and now. Studies of historical improvisation, basso continuo, genre (such as the French overture), early recorded sound, and Early Music as cultural production, comprise some of the leading topics to be offered in the inaugural issue.

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Indiana Theory Review

Publishing since 1977, Indiana Theory Review (ISSN 0271-8022, e-ISSN forthcoming) provides a venue for creative and imaginative articles on music theory, a forum for the thoughtful exchange of ideas and directions in the field through letters and editorial comments, and an opportunity for review of books and periodicals dealing with a variety of music subjects. Each semiannual, peer-reviewed issue, sponsored by Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, its Department of Music Theory, and the Graduate Theory Association, showcases the basic philosophy of sound scholarship and high quality performance as the hallmarks of superior music education.

Past issues of Indiana Theory Review can be found on JSTOR. To contact an editor, email itreview@indiana.edu.

 

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Jewish Social Studies

Jewish Social Studies (ISSN 0021-6704, e-ISSN 1527-2028) plays an important role in advancing the understanding of Jewish life and the Jewish past. Key themes are issues of identity and peoplehood, the vistas opened by the integration of gender as a primary category in the study of history, and the multiplicities inherent in the evolution of Jewish societies and cultures around the world and over time. Regular features include work in anthropology, politics, sociology, religion, and literature, as well as case studies and theoretical discussions, all of which serve to rechart the boundaries of Jewish historical scholarship.

To view current and past issues, visit Jewish Social Studies on JSTOR and Project Muse.

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Journal of Folklore Research

The Journal of Folklore Research (ISSN 0737-7037, e-ISSN 1543-0413) is an international forum for current theory and research among scholars of traditional culture. Its pages include incisive examinations of vernacular or traditional expressive forms, as well as essays that address the fieldwork experience and the intellectual history of folklore and ethnomusicology studies.

Learn more about the Journal's policies, history, scope, and staff by visiting our About the Journal page. See Information for Authors for guidance on how to submit manuscripts for consideration.

You can view the table of contents of past issues, find  bibliographic information for specific articles, and conduct Web searches on the entire journal on JSTOR and Project MUSE. However, you will not be able to view full-text articles on JSTOR without a subscription. To subscribe, click here.

For more than a decade we've also published Journal of Folklore Research reviews (JFRR) online; these are timely, concise, freely accessible reviews of works relevant to the disciplines of folklore and ethnomusicology. We invite you to browse the hundreds of reviews currently online. And if you sign up at the JFRR subscriptions page, we'll deliver new reviews to your inbox free of charge.


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Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies

The Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies (ISSN 2470-7066, e-ISSN 2470-7074) is a multidisciplinary academic journal sponsored by the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS). The journal’s purpose is to forward the field of Islamic and Muslim studies more broadly, and to make contributions to its represented disciplines in advancing theories, epistemologies, pedagogies, and methods. Published semiannually each May and November, the Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies is peer-reviewed, with four to six articles per issue, and includes discussions, forums, and reviews on books, conferences, and films. Select the "About" link at the top to review the journal's submission guidelines.

To view current and past issues, visit JIMS on JSTOR.

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Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association

Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association (formerly, Turkish Studies Association Journal) is a refereed journal published semi-annually by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association.

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Journal of World Philosophies

Journal of World Philosophies

Journal of World Philosophies (e-ISSN 2474-1795) is a semiannual, peer-reviewed, international journal dedicated to comparative thought. Published as an open access journal by Indiana University Press, JWP seeks to explore common spaces and differences between philosophical traditions in a global context. Without postulating cultures as monolithic, homogenous, or segregated wholes, it aspires to address key philosophical issues which bear on specific methodological, epistemological, hermeneutic, ethical, social, and political questions in comparative thought.

Journal of World Philosophies aims to develop the contours of a philosophical understanding not subservient to dominant paradigms and provide a platform for diverse philosophical voices, including those long silenced by  accident, history, or design. Journal of World Philosophies also endeavors to serve as a juncture where specific philosophical issues of global interest may be explored in an imaginative, thought-provoking, and pioneering way. We welcome innovative and persuasive ways of conceptualizing, articulating, and representing intercultural encounters. Contributions should be able to facilitate the development of new perspectives on current global thought-processes and sketch the outlines of salient future developments.

Journal of World Philosophies is an open-access journal, freely available to read. Contributors to the journal can contribute without any submission or publication charges.

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Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies

The Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (ISSN 2412-611X, e-ISSN 2470-8518) is a peer-reviewed, semiannual journal sponsored by the Khaldunia Centre for Historical Research and  published by Indiana University Press. The journal aims to develop critical ideas on less explored and innovative themes in social, cultural, art, architectural, political, and economic histories. Scholars engaged with current historical debates about any region and period can submit articles on a particular theme thus initiating a dialogue on theoretical and methodological issues. PJHS publishes reviews on significant new publications on the theme of the issue. By moving beyond the dualistic discourse on secularism vs theocracy, capitalism vs communism, traditionalism vs modernism, colonialism vs postcolonialism, meta-narrative vs micro-narrative, and so on, each issue aims to promote rigorous scholarship helpful in understanding our past and its contradictions.

Submissions
To submit a manuscript to PJHS for consideration, please review the Author Guidelines, register an account with PJHS (or log-in to your existing account), and then click the "New Submission" link. An account with the journal is required to submit a manuscript for consideration.

To view current and past issues, visit the Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies on JSTOR.

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Philanthropy & Education

Philanthropy & EducationPublishing semiannually each May and November, Philanthropy & Education (ISSN 2470-7686, e-ISSN 2470-7694) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, that seeks to publish interdisciplinary works which examines prosocial voluntary actions benefitting education. The journal’s mission is to advance scholarship in and inform practice around philanthropy, broadly defined, including but not limited to fundraising, volunteerism, civic engagement, alumni relations, corporate social responsibility, and prosocial behavior development. As such, Philanthropy & Education will publish empirical and scholarly studies that are written in a way that are accessible to practitioners across the spectrum of disciplinary perspectives with a clear implication for practice.

Philanthropy & Education encourages articles from all aspects of education (K-20+), both domestically and internationally, from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including but not limited to: anthropology, economics, history, law, management, political science, psychology, public administration, religious studies, social work, and sociology. To further the journal's mission, Philanthropy & Education welcomes submissions from scholar-practitioners, particularly those who have recently completed their dissertations.

Submissions
To submit a manuscript for consideration, review the Author Guidelines, register an account with a journal or log-in to your existing account, and then click the "New Submission" link. An account with the journal is required to submit a manuscript for consideration.

Subscription and Ordering Information

To subscribe to the journal's print edition, electronic edition, or both, please visit: https://purchase.jstor.org/products.php?issn=24707694.

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Philosophy of Music Education Review

Philosophy of Music Education Review (ISSN 1063-5734, e-ISSN 1543-3412) features philosophical research in music education for an international community of scholars, artists, and teachers. It includes articles that address philosophical or theoretical issues relevant to education, including reflections on current practice, research issues or questions, reform initiatives, philosophical writings, theories, the nature and scope of education and its goals and purposes, and cross-disciplinary dialogue relevant to the interests of music educators.

To view current and past issues, visit Philosophy of Music Education Review on JSTOR and Project Muse.

Submissions
To submit a manuscript for consideration, review the Author Guidelines, register an account with a journal or log-in to your existing account, and then click the "New Submission" link. An account with the journal is required to submit a manuscript for consideration.

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Prooftexts

For more than thirty years, Prooftexts (ISSN 0272-9601, e-ISSN 1086-3311) has provided a forum for the growing field of Jewish literary studies. Integral to its mission is an attempt to bring together the study of modern Jewish literatures (in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages) with the literary study of the Jewish classical tradition as a whole. Since its inception, the journal has as much stimulated and created the field of Jewish literary studies as it has reflected its achievements.

To view current and past issues, visit Prooftexts on JSTOR and Project Muse.

Article Submissions

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines.

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Recreation, Parks, and Tourism in Public Health

Recreation, Parks, and Tourism in Public Health (ISSN 2474-1825, e-ISSN 2474-1833) is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on parks, recreation and tourism’s impact on public health. Articles will share research and community models that focus on the relation between parks, recreation and tourism and their impact on healthier lifestyles. 

The journal’s aim is to encourage researchers and practitioners to submit conceptual and/or applied papers related to municipal, state, and national parks and recreational and tourism services within the lens of public health. The source of manuscripts will be generated from researchers and professionals who have presented at the previous National Symposium: Parks and Recreation in Public Health. Subsequent sources will include national and international scholars and professionals. 

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Research in African Literatures

Research in African Literatures, founded in 1970, is the premier journal of African literary studies worldwide and provides a forum in English for research on the oral and written literatures of Africa. In addition to thought-provoking essays, reviews of current scholarly books appear in every issue, often presented as critical essays, and a forum offers readers the opportunity to respond to issues raised in articles and book reviews. Thematic clusters of articles and frequent special issues reveal the broad interests of its readership.

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Spectrum

Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men is a multidisciplinary research journal whose articles focus on issues related to aspects of Black men's experiences, including such topics as gender, masculinities, and race/ethnicity. Spectrum examines the social, political, economic, and historical factors that influence the life chances and experiences of African-descended males using disciplinary and interdisciplinary theoretical perspectives, empirical methods, theoretical analysis, and literary criticism.

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