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Visual Culture

Bibliographies

Panopticism, Birth of the Museum, Flaneur

On Photography

The Gaze (Gender/Race)

Finds both digital and print subscriptions to journals in Flaxman Library

 

 

 

e.g., Journal of Visual Culture

Journals of interest to visual culture include:
 

Journal of Visual Culture (2002- ) (FLAXMAN & RYERSON)

Word and Image (1985- ), (RYERSON, Columbia College)

Cultural Studies (1987- ) 

Discourse: Berkeley Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture (1979- ) 

 Representations (1983- , also edited in Berkeley), (FLAXMAN & RYERSON)

 Visual Arts and Culture (1998- 2002) (RYERSON)

 Visual Anthropology (1991- ) 

 

Older literary-critical and cultural studies journals such as contain occasional articles of relevance to visual culture:

 Third Text (1987- ) (FLAXMAN & RYERSON)

 substance (1971- ) (FLAXMAN)

 diacritics (1971- ) 

Several special issues of other journals dedicated to visual culture, such as:

Texte zur Kunst (1990- ) [German] (RYERSON)

Area (1990- ) [Italian & English] (FLAXMAN) 

Print Journals:

Culture, Theory, and Critique, which has been revived in Nottingham (2002- ) (U of ISpringfield, U of Chicago, Loyola)

Visual Studies (2002- ) (NIU) is a continuation of Visual Sociology Review (1986-2001), making its new name somewhat misleading.

Transcript: A Journal of Visual Culture (1996- ) is the work of a group at the University of Dundee, Scotland

 

Electronic journals:

Invisible Culture (1998- ) is published by a group at the University of Rochester

M/C (1998- ) is put out by the Media and Culture Studies Centre at the University of Queensland

Modernity: Critiques of Visual Culture (1999-2005) edited by Stephen Eskilson at Eastern Illinois University

Glossen (1997- ) a peer-reviewed bilingual journal of German art since World War II.

 

Other journals of interest to visual culture include:

Parallax: A Journal of Metadiscursive Theory and Cultural Practices (1995- )(Northwestern)

Visual Anthropology Review (1991- ) (U of C, UIUC, SIU), published by the University of California at Los Angeles¹s Center for Visual Anthropology).

 

Older literary-critical and cultural studies journals such as contain occasional articles of relevance to visual culture:

Social Text (1979- ) (Columbia, UIUC, NIU)

 

The field of visual culture is not often described as such in non-English publications. Much of the same material, however, is covered in journals such as:

Kritische Berichte (1973- ).

In Scandinavia there are several journals on visual culture:

Øjeblikket: Tidsskrift for Visuelle Kulturer (The Moment: Journal for Visual Cultures),

‚ÄčThese include some English articles:

Periskop: Forum for kunsthistorisk debat 

Passepartout: Skrifter for kunsthistorie (University of Århus)

 

Several special issues of other journals dedicated to visual culture, such as:

Agora [Norway] no. 2-3 (2001), and

Kunsthistorisk Tidskrift [does have English].

Erste Hilfe, Anyp, and Argument (1959- ) [German]

Agalm [Italian]

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