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.

Journals Reviewed

The following 90+ journals (in alphabetical order) are reviewed on this blog (based on the advice in Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success):

  1. African American Review
  2. American Anthropologist
  3. American Ethnologist
  4. American Journal of Sociology
  5. American Political Science Review
  6. American Quarterly
  7. Anthropological Theory
  8. Anthropology Quarterly
  9. Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory
  10. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care
  11. Black Scholar, The
  12. boundary 2: an international journal of literature and culture
  13. Callaloo
  14. Camera Obscura
  15. Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture
  16. Comparative Literature
  17. Comparative Literature Studies
  18. Critical Inquiry
  19. Cultural Anthropology
  20. Cultural Critique
  21. diacritics: a review of contemporary criticism
  22. Dickens Studies Annual
  23. differences: a journal of feminist studies
  24. Disability Studies Quarterly
  25. Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race
  26. Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
  27. Eighteenth-Century Fiction
  28. Eighteenth-Century Life
  29. Eighteenth-Century Studies
  30. ELH (English Literary History)
  31. Essays in Romanticism
  32. Essays in French Literature and Culture
  33. Ethnicities
  34. French Forum
  35. French Studies
  36. Gender and Society
  37. Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal
  38. GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies
  39. Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  40. Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History
  41. Identities
  42. ITYOPIS Northeast African Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (NEAJ)
  43. Journal of African American History
  44. Journal of Africana Religions
  45. Journal of Black Studies
  46. Journal of Japanese Studies
  47. Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies
  48. Journal of Modern Literature
  49. Journal of Politics
  50. Journal of Postcolonial Writing
  51. Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics
  52. Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)
  53. Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)
  54. Journal of the American Musicological Society
  55. Journal of Women’s History
  56. Material Religion: The Journal of Objects, Art and Belief
  57. MELUS (Multi-ethnic Literature of the United States)
  58. Modern Philology
  59. Modernism/modernity
  60. Modernist Cultures
  61. Music Theory Spectrum
  62. Narrative
  63. Nineteenth Century Literature
  64. Nineteenth-Century French Studies
  65. Oxford Literary Review
  66. Philosophy and Literature
  67. PMLA (Publication of the Modern Language Association)
  68. Political & Legal Anthropology Review (PoLAR)
  69. Politics and Gender
  70. Politics, Groups, and Identities
  71. Public Culture
  72. Race and Class
  73. Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
  74. Representations
  75. Romance Notes
  76. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900
  77. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  78. Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism
  79. Social Forces
  80. Social Text
  81. Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society
  82. SubStance
  83. Theology and Sexuality
  84. Transforming Anthropology
  85. Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature
  86. Victorian Literature and Culture
  87. Victorian Review
  88. Victorian Studies
  89. Victorians Institute Journal
  90. Women in French Studies
  91. Yale French Studies