Category Archives: journals

This is the sixth installment of our blog series exploring the articles in the special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore (vol. 131, no. 522). The special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore (vol. 131, … Continue reading

This is the fourth installment of our blog series exploring the articles in the special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore(vol. 131, no. 522). The special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore … Continue reading

This is the third installment of our blog series exploring the articles in the special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore(vol. 131, no. 522). The issue will be available on JSTOR and in print in mid-October. Check … Continue reading

The most recent special issue of Women, Gender, and Families of Color titled “Trump’s America? Disquiet Campus? Marginalized College Students, Faculty, and Staff Reflect on Learning, Working, Living, and Engaging,” contains 25 articles from contributors who address the very tangible changes and … Continue reading

Congratulations to Michael Heller, the editor of Jazz and Culture, on being named one of the 2018 American Council of Learned Society Fellows! The 2018 ACLS Fellowship was awarded to 78 recipients to [advance] humanistic studies in all fields of … Continue reading

History of the Present, launched in 2010, is devoted to history as a critical endeavor. Its aim is twofold: to create a space in which scholars can reflect on the role history plays in establishing categories of contemporary debate by … Continue reading

It’s been awhile since I could legitimately sing, “Give me a head with hair/long, beautiful hair.” But the Cowsills, via America’s tribal love-rock musical, expressed the importance of the streamin’, flaxen, waxin’ locks with winning pop harmonies and frequent radio airplay. … Continue reading

Humanity has undoubtedly told stories since forever. Possibly our ancestors acted or danced them before speech found its way into our brains. Writing brought religious texts and Gilgamesh but even then, tale-telling remained a largely oral art until literacy became … Continue reading

If you are headed to the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island during April 7-9 there are a few things you’ll want to be on the lookout for courtesy of your friends at UIP. 1) Given … Continue reading

This fall University of Illinois Press Journals is publishing the first in a series of e-books that bring together related journal content into a single volume. The Common Threads series of e-books allow the reader to experience several thematically-related scholarly articles … Continue reading