CFP Deadline Extended: "Transnational Lives," DisClosure Vol. 25

Ashley Ruderman's picture
Call for Papers
February 1, 2016
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Humanities, Cultural History / Studies

Dear H-Net colleagues,

On behalf of the Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky, we are pleased to circulate the CFP for the 25th volume of disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory. This year's journal will focus on "Transnational Lives," and will be published in April 2016. We encourage submissions from a wide variety of disciplines, academic and creative alike.

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory l Issue 25: Transnational Lives


The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore Transnational Lives as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines, including (but not limited to) Sociology; Gender and Women’s Studies; History; Philosophy; Anthropology; Political Science; Hispanic Studies; Communications; Theories of Transnationality, Hybridity and Bifocality; and Literature (particularly analyses dealing with border studies, immigration, or transnational lives). Possible topics might include:

• Migration

• Transnational

• Translocality

• Bifocality

• Intersectionality

• Globalization

• Immigration (all forms)

• Border studies

• Hybridity

• Mestizaje

• Cosmopolitanism

• International gender relations

• International affairs

• Ethnography

• Belonging/inclusion/exclusion

• Home

disClosure is a blind refereed journal produced in conjunction with the Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky. We welcome submissions from all theoretical perspectives and genres (scholarly articles, essays, interviews, reviews, short fiction, poetry, artwork) and from authors and artists (academically affiliated or not) concerned with social theory. The 25th volume will include interviews with Nina Glick Schiller, Otto Santa Ana, Floya Anthias, and William Nericcio.

Scholarly Articles, Essays, Poetry, and Fiction: Please submit electronically, in PDF or Word format, to Submissions should be double spaced with no more than 10,000 words. Manuscripts, notes, and bibliographies should follow Chicago format, where applicable.

Book Reviews: Please submit electronically in PDF or Word format to These should be approximately 1,000 words and
should review works published no earlier than 2010.

Art and Digital Media: Artists should submit material as high‐quality .jpgs to

**Authors are responsible for securing copyright and fair‐use notices and must submit them prior to disClosure publication. All material accepted by disclosure for publication becomes property of the journal. disClosure is not responsible for loss or damage resulting from submission.
Inquiries: Cate Gooch and Ashley Ruderman,

For Submissions, Visit our website:

The Committee on Social Theory at The University of Kentucky:

Contact Info: 

Ashley Ruderman & Cate Gooch, University of Kentucky