Social Text


Social Text

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Journal Current volume: 38 Frequency: Quarterly

Academic Editor(s): Jayna Brown, David Sartorius

Social Text covers a broad spectrum of social and cultural phenomena, applying the latest interpretive methods to the world at large. A daring and controversial leader in the field of cultural studies, the journal consistently focuses attention on questions of gender, sexuality, race, and the environment, publishing key works by the most influential social and cultural theorists. As a journal at the forefront of cultural theory, Social Text seeks provocative interviews and challenging articles from emerging critical voices. Each issue breaks new ground in the debates about postcolonialism, postmodernism, and popular culture.



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Editorial Office:
Social Text
Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration
PO Box 208351
New Haven, CT 06520

Editors for the Social Text Collective:
Jayna Brown, Pratt Institute
David Sartorius, University of Maryland, College Park

Managing Editor:
Marie Buck

Arts Editor:
Susette Min

Web Editor:
Anna McCarthy

Nadia Abu El-Haj
Vanessa Agard-Jones
John Andrews
Jonathan Beller
Herman Bennett
Jayna Brown
Ed Cohen
Gabriella Coleman
Aimee Meredith Cox
Ashley Dawson
Patrick Deer
Ana María Dopico
Brent Hayes Edwards
David L. Eng
Allen Feldman
Nicole R. Fleetwood
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
Michael Boyce Gillespie
Macarena Gómez-Barris
Stefano Harney
Laura Harris
Tariq Jazeel
David Kazanjian
Brian Larkin
Eng-Beng Lim
Julie Livingston
Michael Mandiberg
Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel
Rick Maxwell
Anna McCarthy
Micki McGee
Susette Min
Nicholas Mirzoeff
Roopali Mukherjee
Amber Jamilla Musser
Tavia Nyong’o
Shireen R. K. Patell
Alex Pittman
Jasbir Puar
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo
David Sartorius
Ella Shohat
Lok Siu
Gustavus Stadler
Jennifer Stoever
Neferti X. M. Tadiar
Helga Tawil-Souri
Hentyle Yapp
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Direct all editorial correspondence to Please submit manuscripts electronically in Microsoft Word format as email attachments. Manuscripts must be no longer than 8,000 words and double-spaced, with both numbered endnotes and a reference list. Please follow The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed., chap. 14.

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June 2021 (39:2) - Closes 03/12/2021
September 2021 (39:3) - Closes 06/07/2021
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ISSN: 0164-2472
e-ISSN: 1527-1951