Social Text


Social Text

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Journal Current volume: 39 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, University of California Davis

Web Editor:
Anna McCarthy, New York University

Nadia Abu El-Haj, Barnard College, Columbia University
Vanessa Agard-Jones, Columbia University
John Andrews, Vassar College
Jonathan Beller, Pratt Institute
Herman Bennett, City University of New York, Graduate Center
Jayna Brown, Pratt Institute
Ed Cohen, Rutgers University
Gabriella Coleman, McGill University
Aimee Meredith Cox, Yale University
Ashley Dawson, City University of New York, Graduate Center
Patrick Deer, New York University
Ana María Dopico, New York University
Brent Hayes Edwards, Columbia University
David L. Eng, University of Pennsylvania
Allen Feldman, New York University
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Princeton University
Michael Boyce Gillespie, City University of New York, Graduate Center
Macarena Gómez-Barris, Pratt Institute
Stefano Harney, Singapore Management University
Laura Harris, New York University
Tariq Jazeel, University College London
David Kazanjian, University of Pennsylvania
Brian Larkin, Columbia University
Eng-Beng Lim, Dartmouth College
Julie Livingston, New York University
Michael Mandiberg, City University of New York, Staten Island
Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, University of Miami
Rick Maxwell, City University of New York, Graduate Center
Anna McCarthy, New York University
Micki McGee, Fordham University
Susette Min, University of California Davis
Nicholas Mirzoeff, New York University
Roopali Mukherjee, City of New York University, Queens College
Amber Jamilla Musser, George Washington University
Tavia Nyong’o, Yale University
Shireen R. K. Patell, New York University
Alex Pittman, Barnard College
Jasbir Puar, Rutgers University
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, New York University
David Sartorius, University of Maryland 
Ella Shohat, New York University
Lok Siu, University of California Berkeley
Gustavus Stadler, Haverford College
Jennifer Stoever, Binghamton University
Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Barnard College
Helga Tawil-Souri, New York University
Hentyle Yapp, New York University
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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