IUP/Journals transition from INscribe to JSTOR

Indiana University Press has partnered with JSTOR to make current and archival content from the Press’s journals available on the JSTOR platform. Indiana University Press journals will no longer be accessible from INscribe, Indiana University Press’s previous publishing platform.

As of January 1, 2011, JSTOR is the primary platform for online access to 174 academic journals, including Indiana University Press/Journals, which are part of the Current Scholarship Program (CSP). READ MORE

Power and empowerment in African conflicts

The first issue of ACPR will be published this spring. It includes works on Uganda, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, and its articles and briefings not only address challenging scholarly and policy issues but also provide new scholarly insights and raise important moral and policy questions.

Contributors to the first issue include scholars from Africa, Europe and the Unites States. Part of the mission of ACPR is the empowerment of African-based scholars by including their voices in scholarly and policy debates, and the pages of the first issue of the journal are graced with the high quality work of African scholars who have worked independently or in collaboration with colleagues in Europe and the United States. READ MORE

Behind the Scenes of NASHIM: The Trials and Tribulations of an Academic Editor

By Prof. Renée Levine Melammed

Recently I was asked as of when have I been serving as the academic editor of NASHIM, and to be perfectly frank, this historian could not recall. More than five issues ago? Perhaps ten? I decided to look at the inside cover of all the issues on my bookshelf, only to discover I have been officially editing this journal as of the fifth issue.When the latest issue, no. 20, arrived at Schechter today, the calculation was, as they say, a “no brainer.”  READ MORE

Memory and Sacred Space
Forthcoming special issue of History & Memory, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Spring/Summer 2011): Landscapes of Violence: Memory and Sacred Space

In this special issue guest editor Katharina Schramm (Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg) brings together a number of scholars to reflect on a specific aspect of the relationship between violence, memory, body and landscape, namely, the dynamics of the sacralization of memorial space. READ MORE

Transition 103, Cabo Verde

An official publication of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University, Transition is pleased to announce the arrival of issue 103, entitled “Cabo Verde.”

The issue features a cluster of writing and artwork from Cape Verde—the first of its kind to be made available to an English-speaking audience. The result of a lengthy outreach project by AAAS doctoral candidate, Carla Martin, the collection features works by prominent Cape Verdean authors Germano Almeida, Camila Mont-Rond, Fernando Monteiro and others, as well as artists Kiki Lima, Nelson Lobo, Abraão Vicente and more.  READ MORE


Each month we give you FREE access to a few of our outstanding scholarly articles. Enjoy!

Kurt B. Young, Africa Today, Vol. 57, No. 1, Fall 2010, Africa Must Unite Revisited: Continuity and Change in the Case for Continental Unification (pp. 42-63)
Sule E. Egya, Research of African Literature, Vol. 42, No. 1, Spring 2011, Art and Outrage: A Critical Survey of Recent Nigerian Poetry in English (pp. 49-67)
José-Antonio Orosco, Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Vol. 46, No. 2, Spring 2011, Defending the Great Community: Royce’s Concept of Humanitarian Intervention (pp. 266-281)

Matthew Rowlinson, Victorian Studies, Vol. 52, No. 4, Summer 2010, Foreign Bodies; or, How Did Darwin Invent the Symptom? (pp. 535-559)