• Brief Encounters

    Pair of hands reaching up towards the sky (picture in black and white)Brief Encounters is an open access, peer reviewed journal that is run by and for arts and humanities postgraduate researchers at CHASE member institutions.

    The journal publishes one issue each year, with issue six published in April 2022. The Editorial Board, which refreshes each year, is made up of current postgraduate researchers, and work on the journal is overseen by a Steering Committee of senior academics, librarians, and technicians from CHASE member and partner institutions.

    The journal publishes articles across the spectrum of arts and humanities subjects and features a Creative Encounters section that publishes works presented in different forms and formats such as video and creative writing.

    The journal is funded and supported by CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership, an AHRC funded DTP. CHASE is co-ordinated by the University of Sussex, with member institutions in London and the South East of England.

  • Dictionaries: The 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 “Teaching Dictionaries,” which report on lexicographical projects and on training the next generation of lexicographers and dictionary users. Founded in 1979, its current editor is M. Lynne Murphy (University of Sussex). It is available in print (two issues per year) and is electronically archived and distributed by Project Muse.

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  • Oxford Literary Review

    The letters O,L and R in large typeOxford Literary Review (co-edited by Nicholas Royle) devotes itself to outstanding writing in deconstruction, literary theory, psychoanalytic theory, political theory and related forms of exploratory thought.

    Founded in 1977 it remains responsive to new concerns and committed to patient, inventive reading as the wellspring of critical research. It has published work by many trailblazing thinkers and seeks to take forward the movement of deconstructive thought in the face of as many forms and institutions as possible.

    The journal publishes both general issues and special issues, each of the latter featuring a provocative theme (e.g. ‘The Word of War’, ‘Telepathies,’ or ‘Disastrous Blanchot’). It invites relevant contributions across a wide range of intellectual disciplines on issues and writers belonging to or engaging the work of deconstructive thinking (such as Derrida, Heidegger, Blanchot, Levinas, Irigaray, and others).

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  • Senses and Society (Routledge)

    The Senses and Society is a journal founded in 2006 by Michael Bull and David Howes, together with Doug Kahn and Paul Gilroy. It is published three times a year. The journal carries full-length articles and a range of reviews (sensory design, book, conference and exhibition). The inaugural issue is available free on-line.

    View the inaugural issue, or to consult the table of contents of each issue published to date

  • Textual Practice (Taylor and Francis)

    Textual Practice is one of the world's leading journals of literary theory and criticism. It has been integral to the development of Sussex English, and has helped to generate the critical languages that have shaped English as a discipline, since the 1980s. It has been edited at Sussex by Alan Sinfield, by Peter Nicholls, and, since 2009, by Peter Boxall.

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