About the Journal
is published quarterly by the University of Texas
, in cooperation with the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
Members of the society receive the journal as one of the benefits of
. Cinema Journal
is open to all
areas of humanities-oriented scholarship in media studies. We welcome
on film, television, radio, sound, and digital media.
Considered one of the top journals in media studies, our acceptance rate
is about 15 percent.
In addition to featuring in-depth engaging essays,
- In Focus -
a special thematic section of short essays
published in each issue of Cinema Journal.
The feature is compiled by a guest editor selected by the editor of Cinema Journal.
- Archival News - Currently edited by Jennifer Peterson (will be edited by Katherine Groo as of the Summer 2013 issue), this quarterly feature reports recent news highlights from
the media archive community, including: acquisitions, preservation,
institutional and organizational changes, exhibitions, awards, new DVD
releases, online resources, and technology.
- Professional Notes -
Currently edited by Eric Freedman with Chris Robé (will be edited by Chris Robé with Stephen Charbonneau as of the Summer 2013 issue), this quarterly feature lists recent books
published in media studies, as well as articles on film and TV published in
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- Book Reviews -
Currently edited by Amanda Lotz (will be edited by Louisa Stein as of the Summer 2013 issue), reviews are featured
in each issue of Cinema Journal and
are generally matched thematically with the In Focus feature.
Some sections of Cinema Journal
, In Focus
, Professional Notes
--are available to read in their entirety on this website. Tables of Contents and abstracts of recent issues can also be found on this site. View Table
of Contents for the most recent issue >
Complete issues with full-text articles are also available to read online at:Project Muse >
Complete issues from 1999 to presentJSTOR >
Complete issues three or more years old
(Login required at both sites)Submissions to the Journal
Cinema Journal is happy to receive submissions from SCMS members on scholarly topics from in cinema and media studies. For detailed submission information please visit the page CJ Submissions
Cinema Journal Publisher Info
ISSN: 0009-7101Publisher: University of Texas Press
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advertisements, and change-of-address notices) to:
P.O. Box 7819
78713-7819 Current Cinema Journal Editor: Will Brooker
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