Journals

American Imago: www.press.jhu.edu/journals/american_imago

Celebrating its centenary anniversary in 2012, American Imago was founded by Sigmund Freud and Hanns Sachs in 1939. It retains its luster as the leading scholarly journal of psychoanalysis. Each thematically-organized issue features cutting-edge articles and book reviews that explore the enduring relevance of Freud’s legacy across the disciplines.

Common Knowledge: http://commonknowledge.dukejournals.org/

Since 1992 Common Knowledge has opened lines of communication among schools of thought in the academy, as well as between the academy and the community of thoughtful people outside its walls. Common Knowledge has formed a new intellectual model, one based on conversation and cooperation rather than on metaphors (adopted from war and sports) of “sides” that one must “take.” The pages of Common Knowledge regularly challenge the ways we think about scholarship and its relevance to humanity.

Diacritics: http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/diacritics/

For almost forty years, diacritics has been an exceptional and influential forum for scholars writing in the field of literary criticism. Each issue features articles in which contributors compare and analyze books on particular theoretical works. Commentators develop and argue positions on the theses, methods, and theoretical implications of those works.

Differences: a journal of feminist cultural studies: http://differences.dukejournals.org/

differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies first appeared in 1989 at the moment of a critical encounter—a head-on collision, one might say—of theories of difference (primarily Continental) and the politics of diversity (primarily American). In the ensuing years, the journal has established a critical forum where the problematic of differences is explored in texts ranging from the literary and the visual to the political and social. differences highlights theoretical debates across the disciplines that address the ways concepts and categories of difference—notably but not exclusively gender—operate within culture.

Free Associations: http://freeassociations.org.uk/journal/index.php/fapcmgp/index

Free Associations is a leading peer-reviewed periodical on the non-clinical aspects of psychoanalysis and related psychodynamic approaches to psychotherapy, groups, politics, institutions, media and culture.

Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts: www.janushead.org

Janus Head is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that places emphasis on the intersections among literature, continental philosophy, phenomenological psychology, and the arts. Our board welcomes the submission of innovative work from authors and artists who have the courage to take risks to create fruitful dialogue among the disciplines of the academy.

The Journal of Psycho-Socieal Studies: http://hls.uwe.ac.uk/research/jpss.aspx

JPSS aims to offer a flexible publishing space for students, practitioners and academics working within or interested in the broad church of psychosocial studies. Possible disciplinary bases might be sociology, group relations, psychoanalysis, philosophy, politics, social policy, contextual studies, literature and psychology. But work which pushes back – even crosses – the edges of traditional academic and practice boundaries is particularly welcome, as is writing which brings new perspectives to established ideas.

Postmodern Culture: http://pmc.iath.virginia.edu/

Founded in 1990 as an experiment in scholarly publishing on the Internet, Postmodern Culture has become the leading electronic journal of interdisciplinary thought on contemporary cultures, publishing the work of such noted authors and critics as Kathy Acker, Charles Bernstein, Bruce Robbins, bell hooks, and Susan Howe. PMC combines high scholarly standards with broad appeal for non-academic readers. As an entirely web-based journal, PMC can publish still images, sound, animation, and full-motion video as well as text.

Presencing EPIS: http://episjournal.com/

Published by The Existential Psychoanalytic Institute & Society. Presencing EPIS is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to contemporary psychoanalysis. The journal covers theoretical and clinical issues emerging from existential psychoanalysis, phenomenology, traditional psychoanalysis, cultural studies, Critical Theory, post-structuralism, deconstruction, and fictional literature. The journal covers substantive and methodological issues in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy, including ethical, political, professional, sociological, and historical ideas, especially as they relate to similar professional practice. Articles address theory, method, clinical case studies, previous articles, and research. The journal also has a book review and forum section for critical commentary on the journal itself.

PsyArt: An On-Line Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts: www.psyartjournal.com/

PsyArt is an online, peer-reviewed journal featuring articles using a psychological approach to the arts. The journal is open to any psychology and any art, although PsyArt specializes in psychoanalytic psychology and literature or film.

Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/pcs/index.html

The journal critically addresses the intersection between psychoanalysis and the social world and explores the roles psychoanalysis might play in bringing about social justice and progressive social change. The journal will be of interest to scholars in media, cultural and literary studies as well as psychoanalysts with a focus on these issues.

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The Psychoanalytic Quarterly: www.psaq.org/

An independent journal with a strong clinical focus, the Quarterly is not wedded to any one school of psychoanalytic thought. Its editorial goals are to encourage and publish the most rigorous original papers from North America and around the world, representing all contemporary psychoanalytic perspectives on the theories, practices, research endeavors, and applications of adult and child psychoanalysis.

Subjectivity: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/sub/index.html

Subjectivity attempts to capture ongoing debates and activities and to foster a discourse on subjectivity which goes beyond traditional dichotomies between the various disciplines. The journal aims at a re-prioritization of subjectivity as a primary category of social, cultural, psychological, historical and political analysis. It wishes to encourage a variety of transdisciplinary engagements with this topic in theory as well as empirical research, and, accordingly, to advance the potential of engagement with subjectivity/subjectivities as a locus of social change and a means of political intervention.

SubStance: A Review of Theory and Literary Criticism: http://uwpress.wisc.edu/journals/journals/ss.html

SubStance has a long-standing reputation for publishing innovative work on literature and culture. While its main focus has been on French literature and continental theory, the journal is known for its openness to original thinking in all the discourses that interact with literature, including philosophy, natural and social sciences, and the arts. Join the discerning readers of SubStance who enjoy crossing borders and challenging limits.

symplokē: http://www.symploke.org/

symplokē is a comparative literature and theory journal. The editors’ aim is to provide an arena for critical exchange between established and emerging voices in the field. We support new and developing notions of comparative literature and theory, and are committed to interdisciplinary studies, intellectual pluralism, and open discussion. We are particularly interested in scholarship on the interrelations among philosophy, literature, culture criticism and intellectual history, though we will consider articles on any aspect of the intermingling of discourses and disciplines.

The American Journal of Psychoanalysis: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/ajp/index.html

The journal’s purpose is to be an international forum for communicating a broad range of contemporary clinical and theoretical concepts of psychoanalysis and for presenting related investigations in allied fields. It is a fully peer-reviewed journal which welcomes contributions that address the interests and concerns of scholars and practitioners of psychoanalysis. The journal publishes original papers, special issues devoted to a single topic, book reviews, film reviews, reports on the activities of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis and the Karen Horney Psychoanalytic Center, and comments.