It is a truth rarely divulged that all journals regardless of subject area
are desperate for decent articles (Hint: Don't quote Jansen or Gardner in
your paper!). The 85+ journals listed below are all either run by graduate
students or are interested in publishing your work.
indicates an online publication.
Please Note: Because there are so many journals, all eagerly awaiting your masterpiece, I have begun to list new, more specialized titles at the bottom of the page of the various individual subject CFP pages, such as Film, Gender, or Islamic Art.
"the academic journal of the Smithsonian American Art Museum" Now online.
"Anistoriton is an electronic journal of History, Archaeology and Art History. It is published by the "Anistoriton History Library" (AHL) organizing committee, based in Athens, Greece. Submissions to the journal are peer-reviewed by specialists in the relevant field and/or topic as well as by the Editorial Board. As "anistoriton" is the Greek word for "ignorant in history," the journal is an attempt to bridge the gap between professional historians and archaeologists and their specialized research, on the one hand, and the general public, the true history and archaeology lovers, on the other."
Please see publication announcement at: Antennae.
"ARRIS is a peer-reviewed journal published annually by the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians."
"L'ART ITALIEN" (Bulletin de l'association des historiens de l'art italien), welcomes submissions for its 12 th. issue (2007). "L'Art Italien" is a multilingual journal (French, Italian, English and German) pubished annually in Paris and [indexed in the Bibliography of the History of Art (Getty / CNRS) ha!], the Art libraries network (kubikat.org) and Earlymodernitaly. Our aim is to represent the full spectrum of current research in Italian art history from the medieval times up to the present and to emphasise interdisciplinary work. Please see the Web site for details.
"Global in scope and extensively illustrated, this unique and innovative new e-journal demonstrates the vitality of art historical and visual culture scholarship undertaken outside English-speaking territories and cultures. Offering high quality English language translations of seminal works presently available only in their source language, Art in Translation offers a fresh perspective on global art practices, history and theory. It covers all areas of the visual arts including painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture, design, and electronic media."
"Art on the line is designed especially for historians and theorists in the fields of visual culture, including art, architecture, design and film....There are also reviews and news items." Still alive? Kinda looks like no (r.i.p. 2004) but site may be of interest.
The English-language version (More or less) of La Tribune de l'Art
"ARTMargins is the only online periodical devoted to contemporary art, visual culture, and aesthetic theory in East-Central Europe. ARTMargins publishes original reviews, essays, and interviews that focus on current issues in contemporary art." For more information, see the Web site.
From UCLA's Asia Institute.
"Asian art articles by leading scholars and experts as well as informed amateurs are featured in the Asian Arts articles pages. We welcome contributions from scholars, students, and lovers of asian [sic]art."
Athanor is published by the Art History Department of Florida State University and the FSU Museum of Fine Arts. It publishes versions of the papers presented at the Graduate Student Symposium as well as papers submitted by graduate students who were not able to attend the symposium. The articles are original essays on topics of art history and humanities. For more information, contact Allys Palladino-Craig, director of the Museum and general editor of Athanor. Tel.: (850) 644-1254; orE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the Web site for details.
"The Chicago Art Journal is an annual publication, edited and produced solely by graduate students. Each year it aims to provide hands-on experience with an academic publishing process as part of graduate education, to acquaint students with the principles of editing and peer review, and ultimately to engender debate among students and across disciplines within the academic community by disseminating current graduate scholarship and promoting interest in the visual arts." See the Web site for details.
"The primary goal...is to promote pioneering research on cities and to foster the sort of urban administration that has the vision and authority to reinvent cities adapted to the challenges of the 21st century. For more information and article submission, please visit the journal homepage [above].
A handsome site--and they are looking for articles!
Devoted to publishing new scholars, Comitatus seeks articles with a pronounced interdisciplinary emphasis and original translations of culturally or historically interesting works. Contact: the Editor, Comitatus, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024-1485. [This is sort of online now--text is there but not the images]
"Cahiers metiers d'art * Craft Journal is a non-profit organisation that encourages and publishes critical, historical and technical research on local and international craft."
"a scholarly, peer-reviewed online publication edited by graduate students in the Department of History of Art & Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh...The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2010."
This is the "first issue of the on-line, peer-reviewed, open-access journal..." Still going? Hard to tell.
"Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal is the only journal devoted solely to the interdisciplinary and global study of women and gender during the years 1400 to 1700. Each volume gathers essays on early modern women from every country and region, by scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines, including art history, cultural studies, music, history, political science, religion, theatre, history of science, and history of philosophy." See the Web site for more information.
"The latest special issue...is now available online on the topic of "Victorian Science and Visual Culture"." See the link for details.
"(EPVC) is a peer-reviewed, academic journal dedicated to stimulating research and interdisciplinary studies in relation to all forms of popular visual culture before 1930." See the Web site for details.
Online journal from Virginia Tech. "We welcome submissions on all aspects of the ancient Mediterranean cultures, literatures, languages, religons, art and archaeology, philosophy, etc." See the Web site for details.
"emaj (electronic Melbourne art journal) is one of the only online, refereed art history journals in Australia. Published annually in association with the University of Melbourne, emaj aims to provide an international forum for the publication of original academic research in all areas and periods of art history." See the Web site for details.
"...is seeking scholarly work to publish for its 10th issue, an online issue. We are looking for papers focusing on visual art. Submissions should be no longer than 50 pages. We are also open to excerpting from longer papers."
- Eleven Eleven
- California College of the Arts
- 1111 8th street
- San Francisco, CA 94107
- E-mail: email@example.com
"Emotion, Space and Society provides a forum for interdisciplinary debate on theoretically informed research on the emotional intersections between people and places..." See link above for more information.
"Eras is an online journal edited and produced by postgraduate students from the School of Historical Studies at Monash University [Australia]. As a fully refereed journal with DEST status, Eras is intended as an international forum for current or recently completed Masters and PhD students to publish original research, comment and reviews in the following fields covered by the School's teaching and research: History, Archaeology and Ancient History, Religion and Theology and Jewish Civilisation...Detailed notes and editorial guidelines for individual contributors are available on our web site" (listed above).
Essays in History is the annual history journal sponsored by the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia...With the support of the Corcoran Department of History, EiH aims to continue its tradition as a source of high-quality historical work by graduate students and outstanding undergraduates." For more information, check the Web site.
CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS "exposure is the journal of the Society for Photographic Education. exposure welcomes submissions from photographers, historians, critics, writers, professors, instructors, and students. Preference is given to SPE members but membership is not required for publication in exposure. Deadlines: Submissions are accepted year-round. exposure is published bi-annually [sic] in Spring (April) and Fall (October)." Please see the Web site (Publications) for more information.
"...the first peer-reviewed academic journal to cover the full range of contemporary design and manufacture within the context of the fashion industry." Please see the Web site for more information.
"Fashion Theory takes as its starting point a definition of 'fashion' as the cultural construction of the embodied identity. The importance of studying the body as a site for the deployment of discourses has been well established in a number of disciplines. Until Fashion Theory's launch 12 years ago the dressed body had suffered from a lack of critical analysis." See the Web site for more.
"Flow is an online journal of television and media studies launched in October 2004. Flow's mission is to provide a space where researchers, teachers, students, and the public can read about and discuss the changing landscape of contemporary media at the speed that media moves." Check the Web site for more information.
"Frontiers is one of the oldest and most respected academic feminist journals in the United States. Founded in 1975, it is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary journal of scholarship, creative work, and personal essays..." Check the Web site for more information.
"La Fusta is published by the Italian Graduate Society of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Italian studies, many areas.
Art-related news releases, museum news, job postings, post your resume.
Not the most compelling Web page, but seems to have the information.
"The eHistory Bulletin is a peer-reviewed, refereed academic journal of history that targets undergraduates, secondary school students, and the general public as an audience. As more people turn to the internet for research purposes, The eHistory Bulletin seeks to provide a reliable source of historical information through the dissemination of general articles, book reviews, and critical reviews of websites related to history." TONS OF ADS--is this a real journal?
"Unique in both range and approach, History Compass is an online-only journal publishing original, peer-reviewed survey articles of the most important research and current thinking from across the entire discipline." Please see the Web site for more information.
"...an international quarterly devoted to the history, practice and theory of photography. It intends to address all aspects of the medium, treating the processes, circulation, functions, and reception of photography in all its aspects, including documentary, popular and polemical work as well as fine art photography."
"...an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the critical understanding of the domestic sphere, its artifacts, spaces and relations, across timeframes and cultures. Home is a highly fluid and contested site of human existence that reflects and reifies identities and values."
"Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literatures and cultures of the medieval world. Published electronically once a year, its mission is to present a forum in which graduate students from around the globe may share their ideas. See the Web site for more information.
"Image [&] Narrative is a peer-reviewed e-journal on visual narratology inthe broadest sense of the term. Beside tackling theoretical issues, it is a platform for reviews of real life examples."
This journal is particularly interested in visual culture, and articles that reference the visual in their analysis. In addition to articles, the journal is also looking for people interested in writing reviews. For more information, see the Web site. [Loretta Lorance]
"In Media Res is dedicated to experimenting with collaborative, multi-modal forms of online scholarship." See the Web site for more details.
"As a response to the onslaught of discourses attempting to position a united "us" against a homogenous "them," InterCulture is committed to publishing academic and creative work that wants to exist in that iconic space between." See the Web site for more information.
"Interventions is conceptualized as a curatorial platform featuring essays, interviews, web-based art projects, and experimental investigations of the implicit cross-sections between these practices. Flexible in format, the project aims to cultivate dialogue amongst a diverse body of participants including curators, artists, and art and architectural historians in order to establish a common space and archive of exchange."
"An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture". From the University of Rochester. "Each issue of Invisible Culture is is based on a theme." For more information, check the Website.
"Italian Culture [is] the journal of the American Association for Italian Studies..."
For information, contact Richard Woodfield (firstname.lastname@example.org).
" More information can be found on our website: (http://www.jar-online.net/)
"Published by the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, this is the only journal specifically devoted to this decisive period (roughly 1870 and 1920) in numerous areas of American history and culture, including of course artistic practice and its professional and institutional infrastructure. Though published in black and white, the journal is happy to publish essays on the arts that depend on illustrations. Please see the Web site.
New journal; unclear whether is or will be published online. See the Web site.
Going electronic! Need articles! See the Web site for more information.
Biannual. "a peer-reviewed e-journal that offers original research on the history and culture of the Empire. We welcome contributions from all avenues of historical inquiry, including but certainly not limited to political, art, military, religious, gender, social, and economic history..." Please see the Web site for more information.
"...a refereed academic journal published by ICAS Press for the Islamic College in London. The journal conscientiously aims to provide a scholarly platform for critical and informed articles in all fields of Shi'a studies, including but not limited to, theology, philosophy, mysticism, law, jurisprudence, politics, history, Qur'an and Hadith studies."
"...focuses on the subject of modern European and American intellectuals' obsession with the 'New World'."
"Journal of postmodern cultural sound, text and image." See the Web site for details.
"Kunstgeschichte: Open Peer Reviewed Journal is an international, cross-epochal periodical on art history. It is published in accordance with the principles of public peer review."
This is from the School of Classics at Leeds University in Great Britain. This online journal posts articles on a rolling basis.
"is a new electronic publication forum intended to allow researchers to present initial findings or hypotheses such as might, at a more advanced stage, become eligible for publication in established scholarly journals. As such it will be of particular interest to postgraduate researchers, though established scholars are also invited to submit papers. Any questions can be directed to the editors at (email@example.com)..."
"...a peer-reviewed journal for everyone with an interest in world history and global studies. Everyone, no matter where you teach, research and study, is warmly invited to contribute. The middle ground is the common space shared between teachers and students, between research and teaching, among all levels and types of places of learning, and among different areas of specialization and methodological approaches." See the link for more information.
"Montage is an online art history journal produced annually by members of The University of Iowa Art History Society (AHS) that features contributions from graduate students across the country. The journal emerges from the annual graduate art history symposium sponsored by AHS." Please see the Web site for more information.
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature. See the Web site for more information.
"Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World is a volume of essays on art and architectural history."
"n.paradoxa invites feminist scholars working on contemporary art by women to contribute to future issues of its bi-annual publication." See Web site for more information.
"An online inter-disciplinary journal for the study of America..."
"a peer-reviewed research resource for studies in architecture and mathematics."
Many articles and reviews.
"Palinsesti is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to historical studies concerning Italian Art since 1960. The editors invite contributors to submit articles for its first thematic issue: "A new methodology for the Sixties?" Did the art of the Sixties effectively introduce innovations to such a point that suggests the need to revise and adapt historical methodology according to these new objects of study (the artworks)? Is still possible to study and analize these artworks as a corpus comparable to the past artworks?...The Editors invite submission of an abstract of 500 words to: (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deadline 31th September 2010. First issue will be published in Winter 2011." See the Web site for details.
"is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published by the graduate students of the Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies at the University of California, Irvine."
"...is actively seeking unpublished scholarship addressing Northwest Ohio's political, military, social, economic, cultural, and ethnic history...The journal is interested in all periods of Northwest Ohio's history, from the prehistoric to the modern era. Because of the periodical's broad-ranging interests, the journal particularly welcomes submissions based upon interdisciplinary scholarship." See the Web site for details.
"Papers of Surrealism is the online, open access journal edited by the Centre for the Study of Surrealism and Its Legacies (University of Manchester, University of Essex, Tate)." So go see.
"this journal [is] to develop an inter-disciplinary, cross-temporal, and socially interventionist (and therefore, also publicly intellectual) medieval cultural studies that would bring medieval studies into mutually beneficial critical relations with scholars working on a diverse array of post-medieval subjects, including critical theories that remain un- or under-historicized." Now you know.
"An online juried journal devoted to the study of medieval art and architecture...For future issues we are actively seeking articles on any aspect of medieval art and architecture, including: long and short scholarly articles, scholarly book reviews, review articles on issues facing the field of medieval art history, interesting notes and announcements, useful website recommendations, new archeological discoveries, and recent museum acquisitions as well as calls for papers and conference listings." Please see the Web site for more information.
"the online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney... publishes academic papers, as well as fiction, non-fiction and multimedia pieces by postgraduate scholars working anywhere in the world. We are published online biannually, and encourage submissions that conform, however loosely, to our current theme." See the Web site for more information.
"The Poster provides a forum for debate about the ways in which visual devices are used to form opinion, sway, persuade, provoke, unite and divide us. Scholars and practitioners of visual culture, visual ethnography, critical studies, cybernetics and the social sciences are invited to join in the discussion about the ethics, aesthetics, effect and operation of visual rhetoric in the public sphere...Lead by Simon Downs (email@example.com) at Loughborough University." See the Web site for details.
They publish a variety of studies. See the fully explanatory Web site.
Online journal of art reviews. In Italian.
"Preternature publishes original scholarship and texts in edition/translation on magics, the occult, spiritualism, demonology, monstrophy, and the "preternatural" in all its cultural, historical, anthropological, artistic, literary, and folkloric iterations. Submissions pertaining to any time period and to any geographic area are welcome, though the language of publication is English.
"the electronic publishing arm of the Centre for Rhetorics and Hermeneutics. It encourages submissions (in any media) that analyze, critique and/or demonstrate the rhetorical function of power in any and all contexts." Please see the Web site for more information.
The (radical) Designist (ThRAD) online journal of Design Culture asks for contributions about the Golden Age of Design Culture (1950-1990). Out of ThRAD, annually,we will publish in paper "The Reader's Designist Magazine" (ThREAD). ThREAD papers will be published according to the advise [SIC] of the international advisory board. We also look for reviewers or people willing to be members of the international advisory board willing to work on the homely atmosphere of their homes for the glory of Design Culture Scholarship. For the time being you can take a look at the zero issue available at: www.iade.pt/designist [see link above] ThRAD is affiliated to the Theory and History of Material Culture research track inside UNIDCOM/IADE, Unidade de Investigacao em Design e Comunicaiao do Instituto de Artes Visuais Design e Marketing funded by FCT, Fundacao para a Ciencia e Tecnologia. ThRAD will be a journal about Culture in general with a Design motto.
- Eduardo Corte-Real
- IADE - Design School
- Av. D. Carlos I, 1200-649 LISBOA
- Phone: +351 21 393 96 00
- Fax: +351 21 397 85 61
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"An interdisciplinary bilingual journal dedicated to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy." Gorgeous online journal.
"For more details and notes for contributors, please visit our website [above] or e-mail us at (email@example.com).
"Reconstruction: an interdisciplinary culture community"is an innovative culture studies journal dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars and their audience, granting them all the ability to share thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work in contemporary interdisciplinary studies." For more information, please see the Web site.
"RIHA, the International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art, is pleased to announce the launch of RIHA Journal, the new international online-journal for the history of art, on April 14, 2010...RIHA Journal welcomes submissions at any time. Please contact the RIHA institute in your country and/or field of expertise, or the managing editor."
From Boston College. Currently [April 2010] they are looking for "articles on the special topic of JERUSALEM, especially in the city and literature, music, art history, photography, painting, cartography, architecture, film, or other artistic media, from any faith perspective. Papers are due by May 10, 2010, and will undergo peer review. The special double issue is to be published in early 2011. Please send completed papers to James Najarian, Editor, at (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by mail at the address on our website."
From Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
An interdisciplinary graduate journal (online and print versions) and is interested in work of interest to a wide academic audience, with particular interest in: poetry, fiction, pedagogical essays, critical essays, creative criticism, and visual art. Submission deadlines of March and May. You may find complete submission guidelines on the Web site.
Check the Website for the next call for articles.
Shift welcomes academic papers, as well as exhibition and book reviews, dealing with visual and material culture from graduate students in any discipline in the humanities. Papers may address a full range of topics and historical periods. Topics may include, but are not limited to, art and propaganda, patronage, gender and identity, spirituality and art, nationalisms and regionalisms, modernism and modernity, performance art, photography and film, perspectives in theory, methodology, and historiography, collection and representation, art and technology." See the Web site for more info.
Link is to the first issue, published online for free.
"South Asian Ensemble invites contributions, creative as well well critical, for its print and internet editions. The contributions can be in the form of short fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction, criticism, interviews, memoirs, experimental writing, reviews, reports, etc. The journal focuses on the South Asian diaspora and its culture/s, but would happily publish any outstanding work in the spheres of arts, literature and culture." Please see the Web site for more information.
"Our readers include scholars and students of food, film, folklore, history, labor, sociology, politics, literature, photography & art, music, women and gender studies, economics, environment, oral history, religion, sports, African American studies, American Indian Studies, and many other subjects under the umbrella of American Studies...For full submission guidelines and more information, please visit our Submissions page" on the Web site linked above.
"an annual journal of southern history and culture written and edited by graduate students." Check the Web site for more information.
"Specs is a journal that aims to produce a charged atmosphere around artistic and critical approaches. Hence, specs is willing to live in a constant state of flux, with the mission of propagating strange and involved sympathies between disparate genres and forms. We want to break down hierarchies between poems, fictions, and critical writing. We hope for seepages, warped conversations, and misappropriations between areas of content....For further guidelines visit our website (ABOVE)."
Online publication--take a look. "The University of Toronto Art Journal publishes selected conference presentations from the Department of Art's annual interdisciplinary graduate conference. The editorial body consists of graduate students in the Department of Art. Students involved with the editorial process and participating in the conference forfeit the possibility of their paper's inclusion in the journal. The publication is produced by students with invaluable support from faculty and other student organizations."
Online publication--posted each by issue.
"THE OSCHOLARS group of journals comprises The Eighth Lamp (Ruskin), The Latchkey (The New Woman), Melmoth (Victorian Gothic), Moorings (George Moore), The Michaelian (Michael Field), Rue des Beaux Arts and The Oscholars (Wilde), Shavings (Shaw), The Sybil (Vernon Lee), and Visions (art, crafts and design)
Some articles are free; others require payment.
"devoted to the study of images and their uses. While images of architecture and works of art constitute its main focus, it also includes other subjects and contexts in a wide range of formats. Its scope delves into the past and looks toward the future, revealing how images have influenced the perception of art and how the interpretation of images conditions and enhances academic disciplines such as archaeology, history, and particularly art and architectural history.
"West 86th will publish in print and online twice yearly, beginning in spring 2011 with volume 18:1 (picking up where Studies in the Decorative Arts terminated). The online edition will incorporate supplemental digital material integral to the articles. Online subscriptions will include recent back issues of Studies in the Decorative Arts...Scholars interested in the decorative arts, design history and material culture are invited to submit material that explores the content, meaning, and significance of objects in their cultural and historical frameworks."
No, it's not her. And not her, either.