New Journal – The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture


Routledge is pleased to announce The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics, and Culture.  A peer-reviewed journal, The Sixties will print its premier issue in spring 2008.

Featuring cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge scholarship from academics and public intellectuals, The Sixties is the only academic journal devoted to this most extraordinary, celebrated, and controversial decade.  In addition to research essays and book reviews, The Sixties will include conversations, interviews, graphics, and considerations of the ways that the 1960s continues to define global politics and popular culture.

The Sixties is co-edited by Jeremy Varon, Drew University, Michael S. Foley, City University of New York, and John McMillian, Harvard University.

Editorial Board: Beth Bailey, Winifred Breines, Marianne DeKoven, David Farber,  Peniel Joseph, Andrew Huebner, Daniel Kane,  Martin Klimke, Felicia Kornbluh, Ian Lekus, Fredrik Logevall, Lorena Oropeza, Jermi Suri, Rhonda Williams, Patricia Zimmerman.

For more information, please visit,:  or

Call For Submissions

The journal takes “the long sixties” (roughly 1954-1975) as its broad focus, and will include transnational and comparative analyses.  Editors welcome submissions in the following areas:

. Social movements and political protest
. Foreign and domestic policy
. Institutions and international relations
. Decolonization and North-South conflicts
. Women’s history, gender history and the history of sexuality
. The experiences of subaltern and sub-national groups
. Intellectual history
. Print culture and electronic media
. Music, literature, film, theater, architecture and the visual arts
. Industry, business and advertising
. Science, technology and ecology
. Crime and punishment

Articles should be no more than 8,000 words and free of specialized jargon, with Chicago referencing and limited endnotes.  Please send submissions electronically to each of the following addresses:,, and  The deadline for materials to be considered in the inaugural issue is October 1, 2007.

Interested in reviewing a book for The Sixties?  Professors or advanced graduate students (ABD) who are be interesting in writing reviews are invited to send short emails listing their credentials and areas of expertise to John McMillian (  Normally, books will be assigned for review, but scholars interested in writing lengthier interpretive review essays are encouraged to contact the editors.  And please bring to our attention to new titles on the 1960s.

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