The Spring 2017 issue of Signs is now available online. The issue features a symposium commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham’s pivotal Signs article, “African-American Women’s History and the The Metalanguage of Race.” The symposium, edited by Sherie M. Randolph, features essays by Robin D. G. Kelley, Tamar W. Carroll, Dayo F. Gore, Marlon M. Bailey and L. H. Stallings, and Randolph, as well as a response and reflection by Higginbotham.
Leah Claire Allen Wins 2017 Florence Howe Award
Signs and the University of Chicago Press are pleased to announce that Leah Claire Allen’s article “The Pleasure of Dangerous Criticism: Interpreting Andrea Dworkin as a Literary Critic” has been awarded the 2017 Florence Howe Award for the field of English, presented by the Women’s Caucus of the Modern Language Association. The article was published in the Signs […]
Winter 2017 (vol. 42, no. 2)
The Winter 2017 issue of Signs is now available. Table of Contents Complexities of Addressing Sex in Cell Culture Research Stacey A. Ritz Neoliberal Feminism and the Future of Human Capital Catherine Rottenberg No Doctors Required: Lay Activist Expertise and Pharmaceutical Abortion in Argentina Julia McReynolds-Pérez The Making of Humans and Their Others in and […]
“Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century,” a Special Issue of Signs, Available with Open Access
Signs is pleased to announce the publication of a new special issue, “Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century”! We are especially pleased that we are able to offer open access to all of the articles in the issue on a rotating basis: Signs editor Suzanna Danuta Walters’s introduction to the issue and Alice Echols’s retrospective essay on the 1982 Barnard Conference will remain freely available for the next three months, and all other articles in the issue will be made freely available for shorter periods.
Summer 2016 (vol. 41, no. 4)
The summer 2016 issue of Signs (vol. 41, no. 4) is now available and features the call for papers for a special issue on Displacement, guest edited by Serena Parekh and Denise Horn. The issue opens with James Bliss’s “Black Feminism Out of Place,” which argues that recent critiques of intersectionality erase Black women from […]
Winter 2016 (vol. 41, no. 2)
The winter 2016 issue of Signs (vol. 41, no. 2) features the call for papers for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Submissions are due March 1, 2016. The issue begins with Ara Wilson’s “The Infrastructure of Intimacy.” By shedding light on the connections between the intimate and the infrastructural, Wilson proposes […]