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Culture and Cultural Studies Journals

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The Edge: The E-Journal of Intercultural Relations is now a part of a free online resource for interculturalists. The Edge covers the interactions of cultures - the "edges" between cultures at the interpersonal level or at the societal level. The Edge promotes the interaction of disciplines like anthropology, psychology, communication, literature, etc., which address intercultural interaction. 

The Journal of Cultural Studies (Nigeria) was established in 1999 as an independent tool for research development in Africa. It is published by the African Cultural Initiatives (ACI), a not-for-profit organization, which explores cultural and development issues in Africa. The journal explores the varied socio-cultural experiences of the African peoples through various academic disciplines.

European Journal of Cultural Studies is a major journal based in Europe which promotes a conception of cultural studies rooted in lived experience. The journal is interdisciplinary bringing together articles from a textual, philosophical and social scientific background, as well as from cultural studies. It engages in critical discussions on power relations concerning gender, class, sexual preference, ethnicity and other macro or micro sites of political struggle.

Cultural Matters is the online journal of the Cultural Studies Ph.D. Program at George Mason University. This inaugural issue samples papers recently presented in the Program's Student/Faculty Colloquium, which explores issues and debates in the field and provides a forum for the presentation of new research in contemporary cultural studies.

Continuum is an academic journal of media and cultural studies. For over a decade it has contributed to the formation of these disciplines by identifying new areas for investigation and developing new agendas for enquiry in the fields. The journal is of central importance to all scholars involved in the research and teaching of media and cultural studies. It provides vital information and ideas for thinking about the formations of media in culture and the culture of media.

The Journal of African Cultural Studies is an international journal providing a forum for perceptions of African culture from inside and outside Africa, with a special commitment to African scholarship. It focuses on dimensions of African culture including African literatures both oral and written, performance arts, visual arts, music, the role of the media, the relationship between culture and power, as well as issues within such fields as popular culture in Africa, sociolinguistic topics of cultural interest, and culture and gender.

Social Semiotics has, from its inception in 1991, adopted a transdisciplinary approach to discourse, linguistics, cultural studies, communication, literature, performance, film, television, art and music, as a way of bringing together diverse discourses within an understanding of language as social semiotic. Social Semiotics connects discourse analysis with contemporary theory, feminist theories, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and a variety of approaches to cultural studies.