Reviews of Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

We give you the scuttlebutt on academic journals—aiding you in selecting the right journal for publication—in reviews that are sometimes snarky, sometimes lengthy, always helpful. Written by Princeton University graduate students and Wendy Laura Belcher.

Category Archives: African American Journals

Journal of Black Studies

For those interested in publishing articles on the Black experience. Founded in 1970 by Afrocentric scholar Molefi Kete Asante, the Journal of Black Studies is … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race

For scholars interested in publishing social science research and criticism on race, with a special focus on African Americans. Launched in the spring of 2004, … Continue reading

April 11, 2017

Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society

For social-justice-minded African Americanists and black studies scholars interested in publishing articles that address the intellectual debates of scholars and activists within the modern African … Continue reading

April 3, 2017

Journal of African American History

For historians (or scholars analyzing primary sources) interested in publishing articles that address African American life, culture, religion, politics and movements against state violence. This is … Continue reading

March 8, 2017

Journal of Africana Religions

For those interested in publishing interdisciplinary articles that address the religious traditions of African and African Diaspora peoples from ancient to contemporary periods. Narrow studies … Continue reading

February 28, 2017

The Black Scholar

For those interested in publishing articles that address black life, black culture, black suffering, black death, black sexual politics, black religion, black liberation and all … Continue reading

February 23, 2017

MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)

For those with articles that provincialize or problematize the idea of the U.S. and its literary output. MELUS is a quarterly journal, and one of … Continue reading

June 13, 2015

African American Review

For those with articles that have something substantial and innovative to say about canonical and non-canonical African American Literary texts; this journal is an especially … Continue reading

June 13, 2015

Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters

For those interested in publishing articles that creatively and/or critically engage with the work of African Americans and peoples of African descent throughout the African Diaspora. … Continue reading

June 13, 2015
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