Research journals

East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture is the first academic peer-reviewed journal for scholars, teachers, and students from around the world who have an active and passionate interest in the Popular Culture of East Asia. The journal is devoted to all aspects of popular culture in East Asia and the interplay between East Asia and the wider world. Link to website…

Contact: Dr Kate Taylor-Jones


Galicia 21: Journal of Contemporary Galician Studies

Galicia 21: Journal of Contemporary Galician Studies is a refereed electronic journal co-sponsored by the Centre for Galician Studies in Wales (Bangor University) and Cardiff University. The journal seeks to bring together multidisciplinary approaches to those themes of current and growing interest within the field of Galician Studies. Link to website ...

Contact: Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira


Jewish Film and New Media

Jewish Film & New Media provides an outlet for research into any aspect of Jewish film, television, and new media and is unique in its interdisciplinary nature, exploring the rich and diverse cultural heritage across the globe. The journal is distinctive in bringing together a range of cinemas, televisions, films, programs, and other digital material in one volume and in its positioning of the discussions within a range of contexts—the cultural, historical, textual, and many others. Link to website…

Contact: Prof Nathan Abrams


Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds

The Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds focuses on theoretical and applied, empirical, critical, rhetorical, creative, economic and professional approaches to the study of electronic games across platforms and genres as well as ludic and serious online environments. It is edited by Prof Astrid Ensslin and Dr Eben Muse, School of Creative Studies and Media. Link to website…

Contact: Prof Astrid Ensslin


MLR and Yearbook of English Studies

The Modern Language Review, the flagship journal of the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA), is a quarterly publication containing articles and reviews on medieval and modern European languages and literatures. MLR is one of the oldest journals in its field, maintaining an unbroken publication record since its foundation in 1905, and publishing more than 3,000 articles and 20,000 book reviews. The Yearbook of English Studies is published on an annual basis and addresses a dedicated theme of academic research in English studies each year. All enquiries relating to literatures in English in these publications should be addressed to For more general enquiries, you should consult the MHRA website at

Editor (English) MLR and Series Editor Yearbook of English Studies: Prof Andrew Hiscock

Welsh Music History / Hanes Cerddoriaeth Cymru

Bilingual journal of the Centre for Advanced Welsh Music Studies, devoted to the study of Welsh music, the study of music in Wales, and the study of music through the medium of the Welsh. Edited by Sally Harper, John Harper and Wyn Thomas, and published by the University of Wales Press. Link to website...

Welsh Writing in English: A Yearbook of Critical Essays

The only academic journal devoted solely to the critical study of the English-language literature of Wales. Although the Yearbook seeks to cover the whole chronological sweep of Welsh writing in English, emphasis is on the writing of the twentieth century (we have published important new essays on such major figures as Dylan Thomas, Glyn Jones, Vernon Watkins, Alun Lewis and R.S. Thomas). Link to website...
Editor: Volumes 1-11 (1995-2007): Tony Brown