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New Titles in Project Muse

Project Muse has recently added three new titles:

Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different and personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

The Rocky Mountain Review publishes articles on language, literature, film, culture, and the related arts, as well as pedagogy.  Directed toward an audience of scholars, writers, and teachers in the fields of English and foreign languages.

From the Johns Hopkins University Press, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (NIB) provides a forum for exploring current issues in bioethics through the publication and analysis of personal stories, qualitative and mixed-methods research articles, and case studies. Articles may address the experiences of patients and research participants, as well as health care workers and researchers. NIB is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of bioethical issues by engaging rich descriptions of complex human experiences. While NIB upholds appropriate standards for narrative inquiry and qualitative research, it seeks to publish articles that will appeal to a broad readership of health care providers and researchers, bioethicists, sociologists, policy makers, and others.

Four titles debut in Project Muse

The following four journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online:

** From the American Catholic Historical Society:

American Catholic Studies

In 1887 the American Catholic Historical Society began publication of a quarterly journal, the Records. In 1913, the Records was merged with American Catholic Historical Researches, a publication founded by Dr. A. A. Lambing of Scottsdale, Pennsylvania and issued by Martin I.J. Griffin. Since 1999, the journal, renamed American Catholic Studies has been published out of Villanova University. American Catholic Studies is the oldest, continuously published catholic scholarly journal in the United States.

American Catholic Studies is a double-blind refereed journal that publishes high quality studies and book reviews for academics, opinion leaders, and informed general readers in the fields of U.S. Roman Catholic history, sociology, theology, architecture, art, cinema, music, popular movements, and related areas.

** From the Duke University Press:

East Asian Science, Technology and Society: an International Journal

Sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan, East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (EASTS) aims to bring together East Asian and Western scholars from the fields of science, technology, and society (STS). Examining issues such as human embryonic stem-cell research, family and reproductive technologies, and the globalization of Chinese medicine, the journal publishes research on how society and culture in East Asia interact with science, technology, and medicine. EASTS serves as a gathering place to facilitate the growing efforts of STS networks from Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, North America, and Europe to foster an internationally open and inclusive community.

** From the The Southwest Center, University of Arizona:

Journal of the Southwest

Journal of the Southwest was founded in 1959 as Arizona and the West, the first journal of Western American history in the United States, and began publishing in its current format in 1987 as a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly dedicated to an integrated regional study of the American Southwest and northern Mexico. For more than half a century it has stood alone in general academic publishing: an award-winning journal representing with defining scholarship and high production values a transborder region of world-historical significance, publishing broadly across disciplines including intellectual and social history, anthropology, architecture, folklore, politics, Borderlands studies, literature, photography, geography, and natural history and ecology.

** From the Middlebury College:

New England Review

Over the past 30 years, New England Review has established itself as one of the nation’s most distinguished literary journals, a publication that encourages lively artistic exchange and innovation. Presenting work in a wide variety of genres by writers both new and established, each 200-page issue ranges over an unusually comprehensive literary spectrum. You’ll find highly accomplished traditional narratives as well as challenging experiments in style and form, poetry and works of drama of the highest quality, translations of works from many languages and time periods, far-reaching essays on art and literature, and rediscoveries from our cultural past.

Project Muse Adds More Titles

The following three journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online:

** From the Duke University Press:

Minnesota Review

Publishing contemporary poetry and fiction as well as reviews, critical commentary, and interviews of leading intellectual figures, the minnesota review curates smart yet accessible collections of progressive new work.  This eclectic survey provides lively and sophisticated signposts to navigating current critical discourse.  Under the leadership of new editor Janell Watson, the review will maintain its tradition of exploring the most exciting literary and critical developments for both specialists and a general audience.

** From the Kentucky Historical Society:

Register of the Kentucky Historical Society

The Register is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal which provides ongoing scholars/hip on the history of Kentucky as well as an extensive book review section that covers all recent scholarship on Kentucky and its surrounding region as well as the major monographs on U.S. history generally.

** From the University of Pennsylvania Press:

Change Over Time

Change Over Time is a new, semiannual journal focused on publishing original, peer-reviewed research papers and review articles on the history, theory, and praxis of conservation and the built environment. Each issue is dedicated to a particular theme as a method to promote critical discourse on contemporary conservation issues from multiple perspectives both within the field and across disciplines. Themes will be examined at all scales, from the global and regional to the microscopic and material.

Two New Titles Debut in Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online:

** From the Center of Latin American Studies, University of Kansas:

Latin American Theatre Review

The Latin American Theatre Review (LATR) is published twice per year by The University of Kansas’ Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Center of Latin American Studies. Founded in 1967, LATR covers all aspects of Latina/o and Latin American theatre and performance and is one of the premiere scholarly journals in its field.

** From the The Johns Hopkins University Press:

Wallace Stevens Journal

Devoted to all aspects of the poetry and life of American modernist poet Wallace Stevens, The Wallace Stevens Journal has been publishing scholarly articles, poems, book reviews, news, and bibliographies since 1977. The Journal regularly features previously unpublished primary or archival material and photographs, as well as interpretive criticism of the writer’s poetry and essays, theoretical reflections, biographical and contextual studies, comparisons with other writers, and original art work. Increasingly international in orientation, this double-blind peer-reviewed journal welcomes a diversity of approaches and perspectives. Sponsored by The Wallace Stevens Society.

Project Muse adds titles: African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review and Syllecta Classica

Two journals previously announced as joining Project MUSE are now online:

** From the Indiana University Press:

African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review is an interdisciplinary forum for creative and rigorous studies of conflict and peace in Africa and for discussions between scholars, practitioners, and public intellectuals in Africa, the United States, and other parts of the world. It includes a wide range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical perspectives on the causes of conflicts and peace processes including, among others, cultural practices relating to conflict resolution and peacebuilding, legal and political conflict preventative measures, and the intersection of international, regional, and local interests and conceptions of conflict and peace.  ACPR is a joint publication of the Africa Peace and Conflict Network, the West African Research Association, and Indiana University Press.

** From the Department of Classics, University of Iowa:

Syllecta Classica is an annual publication of the Department of Classics at the University of Iowa. The journal specializes in publishing long, substantial articles on Classical Greek and Roman literature, history, and culture, including their modern reception. It has excellent facilities for reproducing maps, plans, and illustrations. Refereeing is double-blind, and every effort is made to reach a decision on a submission within two months.

Three additional titles join Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online:

** From the Dictionary Society of North America:
Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America

Dictionaries: The Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on all aspects of lexicography, as well as from areas of linguistic inquiry that relate to lexicography, and from the study of reference works in general as they bear on dictionary-making. The journal’s regular special sections include “Reference Works in Progress” and “Working Knowledge,” which report on and excerpt current lexicographical projects. A substantial portion of each year’s journal is devoted to reviews of recently published lexicons and lexicography websites, as well as to reviews of critical and historical studies of lexicography, and occasionally of biographies and popular literature related to dictionary-making, etymology, and similar topics.

** From the Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature:
Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature

Founded at the the University of Manitoba in 1967, the year of Canada’s centennial,  Mosaic is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to publishing the very best critical work in literature and theory. The journal brings insights from a wide variety of disciplines to bear on literary texts, cultural climates, topical issues, divergent art forms, and modes of creative activity. Mosaic combines rigorous scholarship with cutting-edge exploration of theory and literary criticism. It publishes contributions from scholars around the world and it distributes to 34 countries.

** From the Ateneo de Manila University:
Philippine Studies

Philippine Studies is an internationally refereed journal that publishes scholarly and original articles from a range of disciplines that provide historical and ethnographic viewpoints on the Philippines and its peoples. It welcomes works that are theoretically informed but not encumbered by jargon; studies that describe their subject well but also offer fine-grained interpretation and astute analysis; papers that look in-depth into a topic but also pursue comparative thinking. It prefers contributions not confined by the nation-state but take on transnational and global perspectives, even as it seeks to engage scholars who may not be specialists on the Philippines. Founded in 1953, Philippine Studies is published quarterly by the Ateneo de Manila University.

New in Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online:

The Journal of Burma Studies is an annual scholarly journal jointly sponsored by the Burma Studies Group of the Association for Asian Studies and the Center for Burma Studies of Northern Illinois University and published by NUS Press, National University of Singapore. The Journal seeks to publish the best scholarly research focused on Burma/Myanmar and its minority and diasporic cultures from a variety of disciplines, ranging from art history and religious studies, to economics and law. Published since 1997, it draws together research and critical reflection on Burma/Myanmar from scholars across Asia, North America and Europe.

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The Journal of the Civil War Era is a new publication of The University of North Carolina Press. Published in association with the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at Penn State University, it is the official publication of the Society of Civil War Historians.  William Blair, professor of American History at Penn State University, serves as Editor.

With fresh perspectives on the military, political and legal history of the era, as well as content covering slavery and antislavery, labor and capitalism, popular culture and intellectual history, the journal will include:

• Review essays
• Book reviews
• Reviews of films, digital archive collections, websites, museum exhibitions, and interventions in other media
• Columns on the profession

For more information on the journal: