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Journals

  • The Albatross

    Submit all essays to uvicalbatross@gmail.com after consulting the Submissions Guidelines.

    The Albatross is an undergraduate, peer-reviewed, academic journal that publishes the exceptional undergraduate scholarship of students at the University of Victoria in the fields of literary analysis, critical theory, and cultural studies. The first issue was launched in March 2011.

    All previous volumes are archived.

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    Twitter: @uvicalbatross

  • Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies

    Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies (ADCS) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to the study of new and emerging perspectives in anarchist thought and practice from or through a cultural studies perspective. The interdisciplinary focus of the journal presumes an analysis of a broad range of cultural phenomena, the development of diverse methodological traditions, as well as the investigation of both macro-structural issues and the micro-logical practices of everyday life. ADCS is an attempt to bring anarchist thought into contact with innumerable points of connection.
  • Appeal: Review of Current Law and Law Reform

    Appeal: Review of Current Law and Law Reform is an annual double-blind peer-reviewed journal affiliated with the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law.

    The objective of Appeal is to promote legal research and scholarship which views law in its social, political, and philosophical contexts. Appeal is run by a student editorial board and is committed to publishing primarily student work. 

    For more information, go to appeal.law.uvic.ca

    Volume 22 (2017) of Appeal was released in March 2017. The journal is published electronically through this website, HeinOnline, Canlii and LexisNexis QuickLaw. Print subscriptions are available for $20. To subscribe, email us at appeal@uvic.ca. 

  • The Arbutus Review

    The Arbutus Review is an annual peer-reviewed compilation of outstanding research papers/articles submitted by undergraduate students from all disciplines at the University of Victoria. It provides a forum for the best researchers to showcase their work to their fellow students, the campus community, high schools, funding agencies and corporations/organizations about the strength of student researchers.
  • ARTiculate

    ARTiculate is a peer-reviewed graduate student journal of art history published by the University of Victoria.  The publication aims to further the establishment of a graduate art historical community by offering graduate students the ability to disseminate their knowledge and engage in an editorial process that is shaped by the insights of peers well-versed in their chosen area of study. In keeping with the inclusive conception of art that is embraced within a global art history, ARTiculate does not privilege a singular culture or medium in its selection of manuscripts. Rather, the publication serves to circulate highly original submissions that are valued for their contributions to the preexisting scholarly conversation.

     

  • Autism's Own

    Autism's Own is an international peer-reviewed journal providing content written completely by persons with autism about the theme of autism. Autism's Own is dedicated to fostering autism culture through creative works. Autism's Own is published once a year coinciding with Autism Awareness Day, each April 2nd.
  • Beside the Point

    A journal of creative work published at Camosun College.
  • Canadian Zooarchaeology / Zooarchéologie canadienne

    Canadian Zooarchaeology (CZ) was first published to serve as a forum for topics of interest to Canadian zooarchaeologists.  As many Canadian zooarchaeologists work in other countries, CZ has expanded its geographic scope in addressing issues of global interest among faunal analysts. Articles are published in either English or French.
  • Concrete Garden

    Concrete Garden is a semi-annual print magazine based in Victoria, BC. It covers sustainable urban agriculture and the issues and communities that come with it.

  • The Corvette

    The Corvette is a peer-reviewed undergraduate history journal seeking to publish the best scholarship produced by University of Victoria students concerning the past. We are interested in all methods and fields of inquiry.

    PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ESSAYS BY EMAIL: uviccorvette@gmail.com after reviewing the submission guidelines here.

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  • CTheory

    Welcome to the CTheory Archive. CTheory is an international peer reviewed, open access journal of theory, technology and culture. The journal has published over 600 essays, reviews and event-scenes since 1993. This site also houses the archive of The Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory, published from 1976–91 as an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal of critical thought. All archives are located here. For the current issue of CTheory please visit ctheory.net.

  • Divergent/Convergent

    The Divergent/Convergent journal is a production of the University 101 and 102 students. The University 101 program offers free, non-credit, academic courses to students who have faced barriers to post-secondary education.
  • The Graduate History Review

    The GHR is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by history graduate students at the University of Victoria. We welcome original and innovative submissions from emerging scholars in all fields and periods of history. 
  • Illumine: Journal of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society Graduate Students Association

    Welcome to Illumine, an interdisciplinary journal produced by graduate students at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (CSRS) at the University of Victoria, Canada.
  • International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies

    The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (IJCYFS) is a peer reviewed,open access, interdisciplinary, cross-national journal that is committed to scholarly excellence in the field of research about and services for children, youth, families and their communities.


    WE THANK ALL AUTHORS WHO HAVE SUBMITTED ARTICLES IN NOVEMBER 2017. WE ARE NOW CLOSED FOR SUBMISSIONS AND WILL OFFER A NEW CALL FOR PAPERS IN FEBRUARY OF 2018.

     

    PLEASE SEND ALL SUBMISSIONS DIRECTLY TO THE EDITOR AT: sartz@uvic.ca

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  • International Journal of Indigenous Health

    The Journal

    The International Journal of Indigenous Health (IJIH) was established to advance knowledge and understanding to improve Indigenous health. IJIH is peer-reviewed, online, and open-access. 

    Learn More

    - Current and past issues of the Journal
    - Site directory

     

  • International Journal of Social Studies Review

    The International Journal of Social Studies Review (IjSSr) is focused on supporting participatory critical social studies education in aid of peace, social, political, environmental, economic, and cultural justice. The IjSSr believes all Social Studies education is political and that teaching and learning should be practiced as  moral and ethical interventions in the world.  The IjSSr is dedicated to publishing articles that challenge the conventional and popular construction and delivery of Socials studies education that stresses the sage on the stage banking model of education. Social Studies is an art, where the heart meets the mind. The IjSSr will seek to support the meaningful exploration, analysis and discussion of controversial and pressing issues in Social Studies education. IjSSr blends scholarship and social activism.  The IjSSr invites reviews of articles, and book reviews related to Social Studies education from teachers, student teachers, graduate students, and faculty members that include the author's personal perspectives. Using new media technology, this journal will attempt to bridge the gap between scholarly research and social modes of knowledge mobilization and dissemination.
  • Island Writer Magazine

    The Victoria Writers’ Society is pleased to present a collection of articles, poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction by Vancouver Island and Gulf Island writers.
  • Journal of Childhood Studies

    Journal of Childhood Studies is a peer reviewed, open access digital journal that aims to provide researchers and practitioners with a transdisciplinary space to cultivate experimental, creative, and alternative approaches to, and conceptualizations of, childhood. 

  • The Midden

    The Midden is the name of our quarterly journal, and reflects the rich resources middens offer in archaeological information.

    Dedicated exclusively to the Archaeology of British Columbia, it contains:

    • Illustrated articles and news about BC Archaeology
    • A publication list and book reviews
    • Information on upcoming lectures, exhibitions and conferences
  • Migration, Mobility, & Displacement

    Migration, Mobility & Displacement is an online, open-access, peer- reviewed journal. It seeks to publish original and innovative scholarly articles, juried thematic essays from migrant advocacy groups and practitioners, and visual essays that speak to migration, mobility and displacement and that relate in diverse ways to the Asia-Pacific. The journal welcomes submissions from scholars and migrant advocacy groups that are publicly engaged, and who seek to address a range of issues facing migrants, mobile and displaced persons, and especially work which explores injustices and inequalities.

    We welcome submissions and inquiries from prosepctive authors. Please review our Author's Guidelines, or contact the editor for more information.

  • Musicological Explorations

    A graduate student journal of the Department of Music, University of Victoria.
  • On Politics

    On Politics is the journal of the University of Victoria Undergraduates of Political Science. It seeks to provide opportunities for undergraduate publishing, and to encourage undergraduate scholarship. The Journal publishes high-quality academic writing from a multitude of theoretical perspectives and sub-fields within the discipline of political science, as well as interdisciplinary perspectives. With these broad aims and inclusive features, On Politics presents an accommodating format to disseminate scholarship of a political nature from those who seldom gain the opportunity. On Politics publishes two issues per year.
  • Peninsula: A Journal of Relational Politics

    Peninsula: A Journal of Relational Politics is a journal of political theory open to a broad range of methodological, philosophical, and disciplinary perspectives. Our area of focus is politics; our approach is critical; and our perspective is relational.
  • Philosophy in Review

    PIR is an open access, specialist book review journal in philosophy, published six times a year. We cover all areas of and approaches to philosophy.

  • PlatForum

    PlatForum is a peer-reviewed journal published by the graduate students in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria. Committed to upholding a tradition of holistic anthropology, PlatForum welcomes a diverse range of topics and issues from all four of anthropology’s sub-disciplines: archaeology, social-cultural, biological-physical, and linguistic anthropology.

    Recognizing the benefits of both interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary contributions made by students outside the field of anthropology, we continue to extend our call to all students including upper-level undergraduate students, and those from community colleges and universities across Canada.

  • PLVS VLTRA

    PLVS VLTRA, the undergraduate journal of the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Victoria, is an annual blind peer-reviewed showcase of extraordinary research papers of a scholarly merit in all areas of Hispanic and Italian Studies.

  • Satir International Journal

    The Satir International Journal offers research and applications for the mental health of individuals, and promotes the healthy development of families, groups and organizations in society. Our goals encompass therapeutic communication, equality, spirituality, ethical decision-making and global diversity.

    沙維雅輔導及家庭治療雜誌. Our publication is also available here in Chinese.

  • Sophia: Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy

    Sophia is the University of Victoria's undergraduate journal of philosophy.
  • This Side of West

    This Side of West is the annual undergraduate literary journal published by the Writing Students Union at the University of Victoria. We use this book to propel the best of our fellow writers (in drama, poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction) on to the world's stage, where they should be.
  • VAMPS: Journal of Absurdity and Horror

    A graduate creative writing journal exploring the affects of horror and comedy.

     

  • Verges: Germanic & Slavic Studies in Review

    Verges: Germanic & Slavic Studies in Review is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary graduate student journal affiliated with the Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria.
  • Working Papers of the Linguistics Circle

    WPLC is a peer reviewed working papers journal published by the graduate students of the department of linguistics at the University of Victoria. In 2010 we switched to only online digital publication and our digital archives on this website go back to the first volume printed in 1981.

    We publish one thematic issue each year. Every four years we publish the proceedings of the Northwest Linguistics Conference when the conference is hosted by graduate students in the Department of Linguistics of the University of Victoria.