Frontiers

Frontiers

Edited by Wanda S. Pillow, Kimberly Jew, and Cindy Cruz

ISSN 0160-9009

eISSN 1536-0334

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One of the premier publications in the field of feminist and gender studies, Frontiers has distinguished itself for its diverse and decisively interdisciplinary publication agenda that explores the critical intersections among—to name a few dimensions—gender, race, sexuality, and transnationalism. Many landmark articles in the field have been published in Frontiers, in its 40+ year history, thus critically shaping the fields of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies.

Table Of Contents

Volume 40, No. 2  read on Project Muse  read on JSTOR

Contents


Editors' Note   
Kimberly M. Jew, Wanda S. Pillow, and Cindy Cruz

Breaking into the Marathon: Women’s Distance Running as Political Activism
Jaime Schultz  

Abortion and Human Rights for Women in Argentina
Barbara Sutton and Elizabeth Borland

Blood, Bodies, and Violence: Gender and Women’s Embodied Agency in the Egyptian Uprisings
Kathrine van den Bogert         

Whores in the Religious Marketplace: Sex-Positivity’s Roots in Commercial Sex Cultures
Jayne Swift  

Teaching for Coalition: Dismantling “Jewish-Progressive Conflict” through Feminist and Queer Pedagogy
Jonathan Branfman    

Female Refugees in Rural Germany: A Local Aid Agency’s Efforts to Build on Women’s Experiences and Needs
Ina C. Seethaler          

Of “Sound” and “Unsound” Body and Mind: Reconfiguring the Heroic Portrait of Harriet Tubman
Janell Hobson 

A Journey to/through Family: Nostalgia, Gender, and the American Dream in Reyna Grande’s The Distance Between Us
Alicia Muñoz and Ariana E. Vigil      

Technology in Black Feminist World
K. Melchor Quick Hall

Artists’ Statement
Nanibah Chacón, Ruby Chacón, and Alma Elizabeth López 

Submissions & Book Reviews

Frontiers is currently inviting submissions in all areas of women’s, feminist, and gender studies. In particular, we seek to publish work that continues the tradition of examining relationships among place/space, region, and topics of longstanding concern to feminist scholars that are complexly intersectional, interdisciplinary, and deeply theoretical. We are also encouraging new, challenging formats and styles of production that provoke, interrupt, question, and shift theorization and practice.

We assert that feminist theorizing is integral to analyses of transglobal productions of empire, colonialism, and coloniality and thus equally key to decolonial theorizing and imagining other ways of being. Bodies, power, representation, knowledge, voice, and pleasures are central in feminist thinking and raises questions about how we want to be in relation to each other. The editors of Frontiers welcome submissions of essays, poetry, short fiction, activist statements and manifestos, notes from the field, and artwork for journal covers that represent a significant cultural contribution to the field of Feminist, Women’s, and Gender Studies. Submissions must conform to the following guidelines:

Works must be original. Manuscripts that have been previously published, in whole or in part, or are under consideration for publication elsewhere in any version will not be considered.

Authors must submit an electronic version saved as a Microsoft Word document (double spaced, aligned left, with 1-inch margins, and set in 12-point Times New Roman) and include a title page. Author names should not appear in the manuscript. List contact information, such as name, address, email, and telephone number, on a separate cover sheet.

The style of submissions should follow the latest edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, with apparatus conforming to the endnote (not author-date) citation system. Manuscripts, including endnotes, should not exceed 12,000 words. An abstract (no more than 250 words) and keywords (no more than four) must be included on a separate page.

Only original artwork should be submitted for editorial review. Artwork should be submitted digitally in .tiff or .jpg format, and be no less than 300 dpi, with the smallest dimension measuring at least five inches. Include a brief artist’s statement in a Microsoft Word file, double spaced and accompanied by a title page.

For images to be used as illustrative material in an article, include captions in the approximate location the art is to appear in the article, but save the images separately using the specifications noted above.

All permissions are the responsibility of the author. Permission to reproduce images that were not originally created by the author must accompany illustrations upon final submission.

Submissions are judged by appropriate members of the editorial team and outside readers, a process that may take up to six months. If a work is accepted for publication, we reserve the right to edit it, in consultation with the author, in accordance with our space limitations and editorial guidelines. Contributors will receive one copy of the issue in which their work appears. Authors must agree to assign copyright for published material to Frontiers.

Manuscripts should be submitted through the Frontiers online portal, available at http://www.editorialmanager.com/fron/. Direct email submissions are not accepted.

Other editorial correspondence should be sent via email to FrontiersJournal@utah.edu.

Editorial Board

Editors
Wanda S. Pillow, Kimberly M. Jew, and Cindy Cruz

Editorial Assistant
Silvia Patricia Solís

Board of Frontiers, Inc.
Gayle Gullett, Chair, Arizona State University
Susan Armitage, Emerita, Washington State University
Inés Hernández- Avila, University of California, Davis
Elizabeth Jameson, University of Calgary
Valerie Matsumoto, University of California, Los Angeles
Judy Tzu- Chun Wu, University of California, Irvine
Wanda S. Pillow, University of Utah
Cindy Cruz, University of California, Santa Cruz

Board of Consulting Editors
Susan Armitage, Emerita, Washington State University
Mary Clearman Blew, English, University of Idaho
Stephanie Coontz, History, The Evergreen State College
Margarita Cota- Cárdenas, Literature, Arizona State University
Kathy E. Ferguson, Political Science/Women’s Studies, University of Hawaii at Monoa
Inés Hernández- Avila. Native American Studies, University of California, Davis
Maria Herrera- Sobek, Chicana/Chicano Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Elizabeth Jameson, History, University of Calgary
Vicki L. Ruiz, Dean, School of Humanities History and Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine
Gail Tremblay, Expressive Arts, The Evergreen State College
Traise Yamamoto, English, University of California, Riverside
Maxine Baca Zinn, Sociology, Michigan State University
 

Announcements

Single Article Sales
Single articles from Frontiers are now available for purchase through Project MUSE.


A New Home for Frontiers
In July 2017, Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies moved to the University of Utah. The journal will be published at University of Utah for five years under the editorial leadership of Kimberly Jew from the Ethnic Studies and Theater departments; Wanda Pillow from the Education, Culture, and Society and Gender Studies departments; and Cindy Cruz from University of California Santa Cruz, Department of Education and affiliated with the Feminist Studies, the Latin American and Latino Studies, and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies departments. Contact the new editorial team at frontiersjournal@utah.edu.

Featured Articles

What were people reading on Project MUSE during the first quarter of 2019?
  1. Beauty Between Empires: Global Feminism, Plastic Surgery, and the Trouble with Self-Esteem (Vol. 37, No. 1, 2016)
  2. Indigenous Feminisms Roundtable (Vol. 36, No.3, 2015)
  3. LGBT History (Vol. 35, No. 1, 2014)
  4. Shifting the Rape Script: "Coming Out" Online as a Rape Victim (Vol. 39, No. 2, 2018)
  5. Social Movements (Vol. 36, No. 1, 2015)

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Topic Notes: Social Media

Social media have a profound influence on how we communicate, build relationships, and understand and influence our society. Get links to relevant articles from this and other University of Nebraska Press journals here.

Frontiers Augmented Podcast

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Syllabus Builder: Climate Change

Our Syllabus Builder resource sheets are intended to assist instructors looking for supplemental materials and students seeking ideas for research papers by providing links to a variety of peer-reviewed articles online.

Syllabus Builder: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Our Syllabus Builder resource sheets are intended to assist instructors looking for supplemental materials and students seeking ideas for research papers by providing links to a variety of peer-reviewed articles online.

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