Penn Press Journals
Penn Press publishes 22 journals on a wide range of subjects, and here we have highlighted some of our journals that we think will be most of interest to scholars attending Berks 2023. You can get subscriptions to each of these journals at up to 25% off the print rate when you enter the discount codes below after clicking the “Subscribe/Renew” link on each journal’s homepage and registering.
For more information about Penn Press’s Journals program, please contact:
Jocelyn Dawson, Director of Journals
For subscription questions email [email protected].
Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft
A rigorously peer-reviewed scholarly journal, Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft draws from a broad spectrum of perspectives, methods, and disciplines, offering the widest possible geographical scope and chronological range, from prehistory to the modern era and from the Old World to the New. In addition to original research, the journal features book reviews, editorials, and lists of newly published work.
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Capitalism: A Journal of History and Economics
Capitalism: A Journal of History and Economics offers a trans-disciplinary forum for the examination of the history of economic phenomena broadly conceived. It features original and peer-reviewed contributions by authors from across the humanities and social sciences on the historical dimensions of markets, capitalism, political economy, and economic thought. It is also interested in how economic questions interact with those of power, knowledge, race, class, and gender, as well as the interplay between the environment and the economy, in any region of the world. The journal aims to publish canon-questioning research that challenges and denaturalizes existing categories and modes of analysis. To those ends, we welcome any methodological or theoretical approach so long as there is a historical dimension to the analysis.
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The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation fosters theoretical and interpretive research on all aspects of Western culture from 1660 to 1830. The editors take special interest in essays that apply innovative contemporary methodologies to the study of eighteenth-century literature, history, science, fine arts, and popular culture.
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Dissent is a quarterly publication of politics and culture that ranks among the handful of political journals read most regularly by U.S. intellectuals. A magazine of the left, Dissent is also a magazine of independent minds welcoming the clash of strong opinions. Each issue features reflective articles about politics in the U.S., incisive social and cultural commentary, plus the most sophisticated coverage of European politics to be found anywhere outside of Europe.
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Early American Studies
Sponsored by The McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a quarterly publication dedicated to publishing original research on a broad range of topics. Each issue is organized with the goal of fostering research and scholarly inquiry into the histories and cultures of North America in the Atlantic world before 1850. Special emphasis is focused on topics and issues centered in the mid-Atlantic region.
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Journal of the History of Ideas
Since its inception in 1940, the Journal of the History of Ideas has served as a medium for the publication of research in intellectual history that is of common interest to scholars and students in a wide range of fields. It is committed to encouraging diversity in regional coverage, chronological range, and methodological approaches. JHI defines intellectual history expansively and ecumenically, including the histories of philosophy, of literature and the arts, of the natural and social sciences, of religion, and of political thought. It also encourages scholarship at the intersections of cultural and intellectual history — for example, the history of the book and of visual culture.
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Huntington Library Quarterly
The Huntington Library Quarterly invites submissions of research articles concerning the literature, history, and art of Britain and America from the sixteenth century through the long eighteenth century. These need not relate to the Huntington Library’s own collections; the site of research or sources has no influence on the evaluation of submissions.
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Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies
The Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies is a home for new interdisciplinary scholarship on the early modern world that roots its inquiries in current theoretical and political debates. JEMCS understands the “early modern” in its broadest possible scope, and welcomes studies on political theology, philosophy, economy (labor, slavery, class), aesthetic currents, and the intellectual and cultural world of the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Since its founding in 2000, JEMCS has served as a venue for theoretical approaches that have, in recent decades, reshaped early modern scholarship: queer and feminist theory, postcolonial theory, histories of race and empire, transnational studies, histories of globalization, and cultural materialism.
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Journal of the Early Republic
The Journal of the Early Republic is a quarterly journal committed to publishing the best scholarship on the history and culture of the United States in the years of the early republic (1776–1861). JER is published for the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. SHEAR membership includes an annual subscription to the journal.
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